Learning Goal: I’m working on a biology project and need support to help me learn.Scientific Literacy Project InstructionsInstructions:1. Read FOUR articles from the Scientific Literacy Article List at the bottom of this page.2. While reading each article, look for statements in the article that relate to concepts we have learned about in this class.3. After reading each article, fill out the table provided on the following pages. In the first column: Copy at least four statements from the article that relate to previous class topics (fine to copy/paste).
In the second column: Identify which concept from class each statement relates to (a short phrase and the chapter number from the textbook).
In the third column (this is the most important one!): Rephrase the statement from the article completely in your own words.
At the bottom of the table, briefly summarize the entire article in your own words (should be one paragraph or shorter).
4. Submit your table (saved as a .docx or .pdf file) to the Assignments folder on D2L. (Note: as an OCC student you have free access to Microsoft Word, but if you prefer you can also open and save Word files in Google Docs.)Scientific Literacy Article Choices ListArticle One: Using Harpoon-Like Appendages, Bacteria ‘Fish’ for New DNAArticle Two: Inside the B.1.1.7 Coronavirus VariantArticles Three and Four, PICK ANY TWO from the following list of choices: How mRNA Technology Could Change the World (about the COVID vaccines)
A Dying Teenager’s Recovery Started in the Dirt (About using bacteriophages to treat human bacterial diseases)
Did CRISPR help—or harm—the first-ever gene-edited babies? (About genetically altering human embryos to create children immune to HIV)
Thousands of Years Ago, a Dog Gave Rise to an Immortal Entity (About an unusual, contagious dog cancer)
Ancient Viruses Are Buried in Your DNA (About the 8% (!!!!) of the human genome that is viral DNA)
Why Does DNA Spontaneously Mutate? Quantum Physics Might Explain (DNA polymerase messes up sometimes…but why? Most questions about the universe can be answered with “because physics!”, including this one.)
Article One:1. While reading the article, look for statements that relate to concepts we learned about in this class.2. After reading, fill out the table on the page. Top row: Specify which article you picked.
First column: Copy at least four statements from the article that relate to previous class topics.
Second column: Identify which concept from class (including chapter) each statement relates to.
Third column (this is the most important one!): Rephrase the statement from the article completely in your own words.
At the bottom of the table, briefly summarize the entire article in your own words.
Statement from article(fine to copy/paste): Relates to this concept from class (state the concept and include the textbook chapter number): Article’s statement rewritten in your own words:Summary of article, completely in your own words: (Should be one paragraph or less)Article Two:1. While reading the article, look for statements that relate to concepts we learned about in this class.2. After reading, fill out the table on the page. Top row: Specify which article you picked.
First column: Copy at least four statements from the article that relate to previous class topics.
Second column: Identify which concept from class (including chapter) each statement relates to.
Third column (this is the most important one!): Rephrase the statement from the article completely in your own words.
At the bottom of the table, briefly summarize the entire article in your own words.
Statement from article(fine to copy/paste): Relates to this concept from class (state the concept and include the textbook chapter number): Article’s statement rewritten in your own words:Summary of article, completely in your own words: (Should be one paragraph or less)Article Three:1. While reading the article, look for statements that relate to concepts we learned about in this class.2. After reading, fill out the table on the page. Top row: Specify which article you picked.
First column: Copy at least four statements from the article that relate to previous class topics.
Second column: Identify which concept from class (including chapter) each statement relates to.
Third column (this is the most important one!): Rephrase the statement from the article completely in your own words.
At the bottom of the table, briefly summarize the entire article in your own words.
Which article did you pick?Statement from article(fine to copy/paste): Relates to this concept from class (state the concept and include the textbook chapter number): Article’s statement rewritten in your own words:Summary of article, completely in your own words: (Should be one paragraph or less)Article Four:1. While reading the article, look for statements that relate to concepts we learned about in this class.2. After reading, fill out the table on the page. Top row: Specify which article you picked.
First column: Copy at least four statements from the article that relate to previous class topics.
Second column: Identify which concept from class (including chapter) each statement relates to.
Third column (this is the most important one!): Rephrase the statement from the article completely in your own words.
At the bottom of the table, briefly summarize the entire article in your own words.
Which article did you pick?Statement from article(fine to copy/paste): Relates to this concept from class (state the concept and include the textbook chapter number): Article’s statement rewritten in your own words:Summary of article, completely in your own words: (Should be one paragraph or less)