[SOLVED] Discuss the biological principles that underlie this technology.

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Assignment 2: Gene Technology
Due Week 8 and worth 120 points
Gene technology carries with it social and ethical implicationsmany of which engender personal views and discussion.
Select one (1) of the following biotechnology topics to write about:
Write a four to six (4 to 6) page paper on your chosen topic. Organize your paper into sections corresponding to the following requirements:
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Points: 120
Assignment 2:Gene Technology
Criteria
Unacceptable
Below 60% F
Meets Minimum Expectations
60-69% D
Fair
70-79% C
Proficient
80-89% B
Exemplary
90-100% A
1. Biological basis: Describe the technology. Discuss what it accomplishes. Elaborate on the scientific principles that make this technology possible. Describe how exactly the technology works. Discuss the biological principles that underlie this technology.
Weight: 25%
Did not submit or incompletely described the technology. Did not submit or incompletely discussed what it accomplishes. Did not submit or incompletely elaborated on the scientific principles that make this technology possible. Did not submit or incompletely described how exactly the technology works. Did not submit or incompletely discussed the biological principles that underlie this technology.
Insufficiently described the technology. Insufficiently discussed what it accomplishes. Insufficiently elaborated on the scientific principles that make this technology possible. Insufficiently described how exactly the technology works. Insufficiently discussed the biological principles that underlie this technology.
Partially described the technology. Partially discussed what it accomplishes. Partially elaborated on the scientific principles that make this technology possible. Partially described how exactly the technology works. Partially discussed the biological principles that underlie this technology.
Satisfactorily described the technology. Satisfactorily discussed what it accomplishes. Satisfactorily elaborated on the scientific principles that make this technology possible. Satisfactorily described how exactly the technology works. Satisfactorily discussed the biological principles that underlie this technology.
Thoroughly described the technology. Thoroughly discussed what it accomplishes. Thoroughly elaborated on the scientific principles that make this technology possible. Thoroughly described how exactly the technology works. Thoroughly discussed the biological principles that underlie this technology.
2. Social and ethical implications: Provide an analysis of the technologys social and ethical implications. State the ethical concerns apparent in the use of this technology. Discuss the benefits and risks.
Weight: 25%
Did not submit or provided an incomplete analysis of the technologys social and ethical implications. Did not submit or incompletely stated the ethical concerns apparent in the use of this technology. Did not submit or incompletely discussed the benefits and risks.
Provided an insufficient analysis of the technologys social and ethical implications. Insufficiently stated the ethical concerns apparent in the use of this technology. Insufficiently discussed the benefits and risks.
Provided a partial analysis of the technologys social and ethical implications. Partially stated the ethical concerns apparent in the use of this technology. Partially discussed the benefits and risks.
Provided a satisfactory analysis of the technologys social and ethical implications. Satisfactorily stated the ethical concerns apparent in the use of this technology. Satisfactorily discussed the benefits and risks.
Provided a thorough analysis of the technologys social and ethical implications. Thoroughly stated the ethical concerns apparent in the use of this technology. Thoroughly discussed the benefits and risks.
3. Personal viewpoint: Give your personal opinion about the technology. Provide a justification of that opinion.
Weight: 25%
Did not submit or incompletely gave your personal opinion about the technology. Did not submit or provided an incomplete justification of that opinion.
Insufficiently gave your personal opinion about the technology. Provided an insufficient justification of that opinion.
Partially gave your personal opinion about the technology. Provided a partial justification of that opinion.
Satisfactorily gave your personal opinion about the technology. Provided a satisfactory justification of that opinion.
Thoroughly gave your personal opinion about the technology. Provided a thorough justification of that opinion.
4. Writing / Support for ideas (5%)
Never uses reasons and evidence that logically support ideas
Rarely uses reasons and evidence that logically support ideas
Partially uses reasons and evidence that logically support ideas
Mostly uses reasons and evidence that logically support ideas
Consistently uses reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.
5. Writing / Grammar and mechanics
(5%)
Serious and persistent errors in grammar spelling and punctuation
Numerous errors in grammar spelling and punctuation
Partially free of errors in grammar spelling and punctuation
Mostly free of errors in grammar spelling and punctuation
Free of errors in grammar spelling and punctuation
6. Writing and Information Literacy / Integration of Sources
(5%)
Serious errors in the integration of sources such as intentional or accidental plagiarism or failure to use in-text citations.
Sources are rarely integrated using effective techniques of quoting paraphrasing and summarizing using in-text citations
Sources are partially integrated using effective techniques of quoting paraphrasing and summarizing using in-text citations
Sources are mostly integrated using effective techniques of quoting paraphrasing and summarizing using in-text citations
Sources are consistently integrated using effective techniques of quoting paraphrasing and summarizing using in-text citations
7. Information Literacy / Crediting Sources in APA (5%)
Lack of citations and/or lack of reference section and/or citations dont correspond to listed references
In-text citations and references are given but not in APA format
Partially shows correct (or approximately correct) use of in-text citations with matching references using APA-format
Mostly shows correct use of in-text citations with matching references using APA-format
Consistently shows correct use of In-text citations with matching references using APA-format
8. Information Literacy / Research (5%)
Quantity and/or quality of sources are unacceptable
Too few references and/or references are of poor quality
Number of sources is less than expected and/or the quality of sources is questionable.
Number of sources is sufficient and the quality of sources is mostly good.
Number of sources is sufficient and the quality of sources is good.

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