Assignment 3: Biotechnology Applications
Biotechnology refers to the technical applications of living organisms or their functions. These applications may be used in engineering, medicine, or agriculture, to name a few. Biotechnology processes and procedures are varied and range from the domestication of animals to genetic engineering. At its core, biotechnology involves the modification of a biological process for a human defined purpose.
Use the Internet, Argosy University library resources, and your textbook to research the field of biotechnology.
Write a paper which includes the following:
- Evaluate current or future applications of biotechnology in the fields of medicine or agriculture.
- Provide at least three real-world examples of current or future applications of biotechnology in either of these fields. Present a minimum of three reliable references.
Write a 2–3-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M1_A3.doc. For example, if your name is John Smith, your document will be named SmithJ_M1_A3.doc.
By the due date assigned, deliver your assignment to the Submissions Area for Turnitin testing and grading.
You will need to conduct extensive research on the Internet to complete assignments. Download and review this checklist to learn about identifying reliable sources.
|Assignment 3 Grading Criteria||Maximum Points|
|Demonstrated an understanding of the basic scientific and technical concepts of biotechnology.|| |
|Evaluated current or future applications of biotechnology in the field of medicine or agriculture with three real-world examples.|| |
|Provided at least three reliable references to support examples of current and future biotechnology applications.|| |
|Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.|| |