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Saving the Hawaiian Honeycreeper Birds

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Can genetic technology be used to rescue the Hawaiian honeycreeper birds? There are a new generation of genetic tools offering ways to change the world around us to improve human health, crops, and the environment, but not everyone agrees these tools would be a benefit. Some  people worry about unintended consequences of their use. This lesson plan explores multiple viewpoints via the story of the honeycreeper birds in Hawaii.

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