From Superseeds to Mutant Tomatoes - Lebanon High School

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Dec 14, 2012 (4 years and 10 months ago)

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From Superseeds to Mutant
Tomatoes

Arlen Balagot

Andrew Sexton

P.4

Background Info


Dr. Zachary Lippman


A scientist that has a strong interest in agriculture and science. Founder for this
experiment.






Genetic Engineering


Using scientific methods to manipulate the original heredity traits of cells or
organisms.



Vegetables


The test and samples that Dr. Lippman used for his experiments.




Three Topics


Dr. Lippman using Genetic Engineering to enhance vegetables and
increase their quantities/overall size.



The definition of Genetic Engineering



Why some scientists disagree with Genetic Engineering





Mutant Tomato


Dr. Lippman is a professional at Genetic Engineering because…



Transformed a normal tomato to a “mutant” tomato

What is Genetic
Engineering?





Genetic Engineering Controversy


Scientists disapprove of GE due to the fact of side effects that occur
when…



Food



Religion



Cloning

Reproductive/Research





Conclusion


Dr. Lippman used Genetic Engineering to modify the seeds of a
tomato and increase it’s quanity/size.



Genetic Engineering is the use of scientific methods to manipulate the
original heredity traits of a cell or organism.



Many scientists don’t agree with the use of Genetic Engineering
because they believe it is harmful and dangerous.

References


The American Heritage New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third
Edition

Copyright: 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company



Stem Cell Ethics and Controversy


Copyright (2010) by FUTURE HUMAN EVOLUTION



Published by FUTURE HUMAN EVOLUTION




Genetically Modified Foods


Copyright (2000) by Genetic Engineering Debates


Published by Genetic Engineering Debates