AP Biology Summer Assignment: (DUE: August 6, 2022)

In order for students to take AP Biology, they are required to complete the following assignment over the summer. This will be collected during the first week of class. They will read a nonfiction book and answer guided reading questions. The book of choice is: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Using this book will deepen students’ understanding of science, medicine, ethics, and history. It will help to create a meaningful dialogue and challenge students to think outside the box. This will allow them to view science in a new light and understand how important it is to be knowledgeable of current scientific and ethical issues.