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Students will research different genetic engineering issues that face the world today. They will then take a pro or con stance on the issue and state why.

Timeline and Due Dates

Wednesday, February 20-Intro Notes, NT, & Read

Thursday, Feb. 21-Research

Friday, Feb. 22-Research

If research not completed by the beginning of class MONDAY, FEB. 25– you WILL write a paper for your project

Feb. 25-Mar. 1 Project Work

Project Due End of the Hour Friday 

Noodletools

Click above to access NoodleTools!

 1. Create a Project in Noodle Tools titled: Last Name, First Name-Genetics Topic

2. Share your project. Choose your correct hour! Example: teacher's name-Hour

3. Correctly add each source to your works cited. (Min. 3 sources)

4. Cite each of the pictures you use in your project.

Genetics Unit Project Issues

1. Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering will lead to scientific breakthroughs.

Genetic Engineering should be banned due to safety concerns.

Google Doc Notes 1

2. Genetic Disorder

Many human diseases have a genetic component that results in genetic disorders. Choose a genetic disorder from the given Disorder List Tab to research and inform your peers in a unique and interactive presentation.

Google Doc Notes 2

3. Animal Cloning

Animal cloning can lead to medical breakthroughs.

Animal cloning should not be permitted due to too many risks.

Google Doc Notes 3

4. Gene Therapy

Gene therapy can lead to medical breakthroughs.

Gene therapy should not be permitted due to many risks. 

Google Doc Notes 4

5. Genetically Modified Foods

Labeling genetically modified foods will allow consumers to know exactly what is in their food.

Labeling genetically modified foods do NOT serve any scientific purpose and will only make food more expensive.

 Google Doc Notes 5

 

Copy your Google Doc. Notes to your Drive. 

Rename: Last Name-Hour-Genetics

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