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CRISPR world

The future of modern biotechnology

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Focus
DNA Modification / Biotechnology

Genetic engineering, modifying existing genes or introducing new genes into an organism, are techniques with far-reaching consequences. Can this technology solve the imminent food shortage, or can it lead to designer babies and scary creatures? This workshop provides a brief introduction to the history, dangers and challenges of this technology. Using a mobile Bento Lab or Gel System, youngsters can visualize, analyze and copy their own DNA. This provides a deeper insight into the inner structure of life.

Target audience
G / T / A / P
 
2nd — 3rd grade secondary education
Date
To be discussed
Location
To be discussed
Price
€ 7 per student / €70 for groups of 10 or less
Duration
4 — 6 hours
Number of students
Max. 25 pupils