(For Adult, advanced students!)
Say Hello to the all New Genpets™ from Bio.Genica!The Genpets™ are Pre-Packaged, Bioengineered pets implemented today!
That’s right, Genpets are not toys or robots. They are living, breathing genetic animals.
- What did you think of the article?
- Would you buy a Genpet? (why/why not)
- What are the advantages / disadvantages of a "pet" like this one?
- Do you think genetic engineering is beneficial for the human race? In what way?
In the end tell students it was a hoax (explain "hoax")
If there is a computer/internet connection, you can also try this link with various hoaxes:
The discussion could continue with what is real and what not and why does it happen.