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Language Arts/Science: Genetic Diseases Simulation

Eighth graders engage inn role-playing activities as families caring for babies with genetic defects. A partial list of activities include: dressing the babies ( raw eggs), designing birth certificates, and recording a log of care, therapies, and other treatments. After researching the disease and composing letters to scientists and genetic counselors, 8th graders assemble all their information into Powerpoint presentations or Web pages.

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Grade
8th
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English Language Arts
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Research
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Presentation
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