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Inquiry question: How do genetic techniques affect Earth’s biodiversity?

Investigate the uses and applications of biotechnology (past, present and future), including: (ACSBL087)

  • analysing the social implications and ethical uses of biotechnology, including plant and animal examples
  • researching future directions of the use of biotechnology
  • evaluating the potential benefits for society of research using genetic technologies
  • evaluating the changes to the Earth’s biodiversity due to genetic techniques

Extract from HSC Biology Stage 6 Syllabus. © 2017 Board of Studies NSW.