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Biotechnology: General Resources

Resources for Grade 10 Socratic Seminar

In general

"Biotechnology is the use of any technique involving living organisms to manufacture or change products, to improve the desired characteristics of a plant or animal, or to alter microorganisms for a purpose."



Hoyle, Brian. "Biotechnology." The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, edited by K. Lee Lerner and Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, 5th ed., Gale, 2014. Student Resources In Context, Accessed 15 Jan. 2019.

Some Books at UNIS -- Print and Online

Search the UNIS Hanoi Library catalogue for more titles.

Gale Ebook Reference

Databases to search for Biotechnology information

Other Websites to Search

Science News for Students -- "an award-winning online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news to learners, parents and educators. SNS is a program of the Society for Science & the Public, a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education."

Science Daily -- "offers readers breaking news about the latest scientific discoveries in a user-friendly format – all freely accessible with no subscription fees. ...Over 200,000 research articles covering science, health, technology and the environment...."


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