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Battle of the Brains

June 2, 2017

Wednesday, May 24th the Gavea 8th grade students engaged in formal debates during the first annual Battle of the Brains. All debaters did extremely well, showing that they had worked hard to learn about their complex scientific issues and to prepare the best arguments for their side.  Students debated topics including tissue rights, CRISPR, and GMO’s.
This project based learning was the result of collaboration between the English and science departments, who worked together to build a 21st century learning experience for our talented and determined students.

8th gradeStudents were engaged in biotech debates this week during the first annual Battle of the Brains! All debaters did extremely well, showing the depth of their knowledge on complex scientific ethical issues. Students debated on topics including tissue rights, CRISPR, and GMO’s.

This project based learning was the result of collaboration between the English and Science dept.

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