Now it is your turn. The paper plate I gave you represents the bacteria. The pipe cleaner is the plasmid. The bead represents the gene you are adding.
For your HW assignment , complete lab book page 77. Use this
page as your draft. Then write a creative story which includes
the things on the rubric. The rubric is on page 78 of your lab
book . You can also download one from left. Your story should
include an explanation of the following terms: plasmid,(definition
above) recombinant DNA, (definition
above) how your bacteria got the gene, what
organism your bacteria
from, how your bacteria was transformed. Then decorate your plate
to represent the newly added gene. Remember you can only add
ONE GENE. For example, You cannot make your bacteria an elephant.
To make an elephant takes thousands of genes. You are only adding