Web Resources: Designer Babies
BBC documentary Designer Babies, with commentary by Princeton professor Lee Silver:
Please watch this documentary and write notes about these questions. Bring your notes and the questions to class. You will staple your notes to a written response compiled by your small group in class.
1. What is the ratio of success in mice using artificial chromosomes, and what might be done with those whom are not successful? How does this impact decisions on using human species?
2. What is the impact of designing babies on future generations?
3. What does money have to do with genetic engineering?
4. State your personal views, thoughts and observations about Designer Babies. In class your group we will discuss and compile these ideas in an oral response. Since our class is so large though, please submit your one page response on canvas but bring your ideas to class to discuss.