How Do We Help the American Chestnut Tree?

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Genetic engineering makes the impossible possible. Pupils research the process of creating a transgenic organism. The final product is a poster illustrating the different processes such as DNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, and gene splicing. This is the fourth installment in a 10-part series.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Create collaborative groups and assign specific research goals to each pupil in the group
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils need poster board, printer paper, and markers to complete the activity
  • Requires laptops with Internet access for research
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information

  • Provides documents in PDF and doc form
  • Includes a rubric for assessing completed posters

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