of Cold Spring Harbor
to make a
LINK in Moodle Messages
IB 100/101 Policy on
IB 100/101 Home Page
Completion of this assignment should help you achieve the
expectations of the one or more of the learner objectives of
Lecture 18, Biotechnology: Recombinant DNA, and PCR ,
Lecture 19, Biotechnology: DNA Analysis, and
Lecture 20, Biotechnology: Human Genome Project & Gene Therapy.
Find a web site that deals with cloning, stem cell research,
therapy, or some form of biotechnology. This should be a resource that
could be used by your classmates to understand one or more of the
discussed in the class.
The links to the left can be good starting points for your
a web page, or you are welcome to set out on your own search.
Follow the directions below to complete your assignment.
Write a review and provide a *substantial
explanation of the biological content of your web article for
your classmates, making connections to the ideas
are discussing in class - DNA, protein synthesis, gene
expression, biotechnology, etc. (about 300 words)
Post your review and explanation to the
appropriate forum in your discussion or lab instructor's
section of Moodle well in advance of the due
link to web page you used as
Hint: Some search engines present links to web pages in a
gives the address of the search engine and not of the page you wish to
link to. To get the correct address ask your browser to open the frame
in a new window which will show the correct address.
Links to news stories from some sources expire after a
Read the third Moodle assignment
least one other student from your discussion or lab section.
Write a *substantial response
150 words) and post it as a "Reply" to the other student's
Before completing your Web Crossing assignments be sure to
understand the Biology 100/101 Policy on Academic
Your third Moodle assignment will be evaluated using
6 points Possible
|No posting = 0 points
less than 200 words = 3
No *substance = 3 points
|200 - 300 words,
|More than 300 words,
with insightful commentary
2 points possible
|No attempt = 0 points
||Attempt, but did not work = 1 point
||Working Link = 2 points
2 points possible
|No reply = 0 points
less than 100 words = 0 points
Not *Substantial = 0 points
the posting = 1 point
|More than 150 words,
related information = 2 points
*Substantial: of considerable size or amount; having
considerable worth or value; real; strong; solid
Some of the assignments may be similar to specific Extra
Credit Projects, HOWEVER, YOU MAY NOT use your Moodle
assignments for Extra Credit. That would be called "double-dipping"
which would be an infringement of academic integrity.