Reproduction: Designer Babies (1995)
Producer: Peake, Nick, producer
This program examines some of the issues raised by the potential uses and misuses of genetic technology. The program demostrates the techniques of both ultra-sound scanning and amniocentesis as well as explaining the latest genetic manipulation techniques and the potential applications of the knowledge gained from the human genome project. Topics covered include: Structure and Function of DNA; Social, Economic, and Ethical Implications of Genetic Manipulation; Pre-Natal Screening Techniques; Genetic Abnormalities; Artificial Insemination and Embryo Transplants. A Granada Production for Channel Four. (Description from Cassette). Cassette contains brief teacher's guide offering a program summary, background information, learning aims or outcomes, pre-viewing discussion questions, post-viewing discussion questions, and follow-up suggestions.
Amniocentesis; Artificial Insemination; DNA; Genome; Human Genome; Human Genome Project; Knowledge; Reproduction; Technology; Reproduction / Reproductive Technologies; In Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Transfer; Genetic Counseling / Prenatal Diagnosis; Genetic Screening / Genetic Testing; Genome Mapping;
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