CRACKING THE CODE OF LIFE- THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT

 

*GO TO THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/genome/program.html

*FIND A PARTNER TO WATCH THESE WITH, SOMEONE WITH WHOM YOU CAN DISCUSS WHAT YOU WATCH or YOU CAN DO THIS ACTIVITY ALONE

*Watch the following: (All together these last about 25 minutes, make sure you have the time)

1.) Instructions for a Human Being

2.) One Wrong Letter

3.) Genetic Modification

 

*After you have watched these three segments, discuss them with your partner or discuss them with yourself. Then, write a response/reaction to what you have just watched. Be sure that if you do this in partners, that the response reflects both your views and any consensus that was made. The response should be AT LEAST a paragraph long.

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