Bionic Trees

Students examine the debate about using trees to clean up the environment by reading and discussing a news article. They research the various contexts for which scientists may want to genetically alter trees and assess the validity of altering trees as a method of decreasing pollution. Students write persuasive letters to their congressional representatives supporting or refuting research.

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6th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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