Subject: Biotechnology

Theme: Biotechnology

Farah Shaladan (2021)

Class level: Transition year.

Lesson plan (PDF opens in a new tab/window):

Teaching objectives:

  • To introduce the students to the concept of Plant Breeding and Biotechnology.
  • To emphasize with the students the importance of plants in our everyday lives.
  • To highlight with the students how Plant Biotechnology can be a solution to producing more food to feed a growing population.
  • To introduce the term “GMO”.
  • To explain ‘The Green Revolution’ and its impact on the developing world’s population.

Slides (PDF opens in a new tab/window. Large file: 10mb)

Video: What is Biotechnology (2 min 17 sec)