Watch the following PBS TV show entitled
The Gene: An Intimate History, Part 1: (Links to an external site.)
Dawn of the Modern Age of Genetics. It is approximately 115 minutes in length. This topic encompasses the entirety of the next unit. It is very interesting watch it with your family and a bowl of popcorn.
Write a 1-2 page (750- 1000 words) essay describing some of the historical aspects of biology you first discovered in watching this video. What are some of the harmful aspects of genetic research that made you pause or was concerning to you? What aspects in particular made you feel positive about genetic research? I would really like to get your personal perspective, please avoid giving one liners that don’t offer any insight to your personal ideals, thoughts, or beliefs.