A Fish With Legs! What It Means To Scientists

In this evolution lesson, students take a look at the new study where scientists genetically modified a fish to have legs, and learn the scientific value of such a study.


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Lesson Plan

This is a good lesson to open up an evolution unit. It can also be used to review genes by having the students read the article and having them gain information about gene manipulation.

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Lesson tags: Eighth, Ninth, Pop Culture, Science, Tenth

Anthony Naclerio

Anthony Naclerio Tony Naclerio is a curriculum writer and experienced Science educator. Tony specializes in merging video games, music, movies, and other forms of entertainment with life science principles. Tony believes that the key to teaching science is showing how science can apply to everyday life. Science is, in its purest sense, a way to understand the world around you, and in turn, yourself.