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Preparing for an Academic Conversation, Day 2: Constructing Arguments Using Science Notebooks

In this two-part video, students in Hillary Mills' ninth-grade biology class at Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in New York City prepare for a bio-ethical debate about TALEN gene therapy. On day one, they analyze a complex scientific figure. On day two, they make connections among concepts and technical vocabulary, using a science notebook to organize their thinking, in preparation for their bio-ethical debate.