Lesson 1

Lesson 1

Published on 17 August 2023

Persuasive Writing 1: Anny's Story

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Transcript
00:00
This is Anny. Anny is a scientist whose lab has discovered a way to prevent mosquitos from spreading malaria. 
00:05
Anny knows that malaria is a deadly disease that affects many people around the world. Releasing the gene drive could save their lives.
00:10
Anny also knows that the effects of a gene drive released in the wild are unproven and unclear.  Releasing it could harm the environment.
00:15
Anny isn't sure if she should support her lab  in releasing the gene drive. If you were Anny, what would you do?