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Activity Description of "Agrobacterium: Nature's Plant Genetic Engineer"

Title Agrobacterium: Nature's Plant Genetic Engineer
Audience Biology, Biotech, Ecology
Abstract We invite you and your students to participate in a project in which dicots can be injected with a tumor-causing bacterium. Students can try to find local plants that can serve as agents to reduce tumors in the same plants.
Author Thea Sinclair
Email tsinclair@twave.net
Unifying Concept Evidence, models, and explanation
Science and Technology Abilities of technological design
Science as Inquiry Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Molecular basis of heredity, Structure and function in living systems
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