THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS IB BIOLOGY 2016-2017 (1).doc - THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS IB BIOLOGY Name Period Create a time line that

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THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKSIB BIOLOGYName ________________________________________________ Period _________Create a time line that begins with the removal of Henrietta’s tissue sample and traces the scientific and medical breakthroughs that have been made possible as a result of HeLa cells. Explain how HeLa cells were used in each situation. Be creative in how you choose to represent this time line. I want to be wowed!!Online Resources: 2017. Questions. Prologue: The Woman in the Photograph 1. What is mitosis? What beneficial biological processes involve mitosis? 2. What simile does Donald Defler use to describe mitosis? 3. What happens when there is a mistake during the process of mitosis? 1. What did Henrietta’s first doctor assume the source of the lump on Henrietta’s cervix was? What stereotype or bias might this assumption be based upon? 2. What did Howard Jones find “interesting” about Henrietta’s feelings about doctors? 1. How was Day related to Henrietta? 2. What was different about Henrietta’s second child, Elsie?
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1. How are different types of cancer categorized? 2. Summarize Dr. TeLinde’s position on the debate over treatment of cervical cancer. 3. Explain how the development of the Pap smear improved the survival rate of women diagnosed with cervical cancer. 4. How did doctors justify using patients in public hospital wards as medical research subjects without obtaining their consent or offering them financial compensation? Do you agree or disagree with their reasoning? Explain your answer. 5. Explain what immortal cell line is. 6. Analyze the consent statement that Henrietta signed on page 31. Based on this statement, do you believe TeLinde and Gey had the right to obtain a sample from her cervix to use in their research? 7. Were cells only taken from black patients? Were black patients generally treated differently from white patients in the early 1950s? Explain your answers. 1. Summarize the main obstacles Gey and his assistants faced in their effort to grow cells.
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