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Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account.
Biology: Dolly, the Cloned Sheep
Students will learn the scientific and cultural importance of Dolly, the first animal to be cloned from an adult cell, who became the most famous animal in the history of biotechnology.
Biotechnology: Gene Therapy and Gene Editing
Students will learn about the tremendous potential of gene therapy and gene editing, including CRISPR Cas-9, to cure and mitigate disease, as well as the scientific and ethical challenges surrounding these approaches.
Biotechnology: Sequencing the Human Genome
Students will learn how the human genome was first sequenced, and how attempts to use this discovery to cure diseases has been complicated by epigenetics and the complexity of genetic disease factors.