Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells
This informational news article offers insight into recent advances in stem cell research.
When and How to Pair: Have students read this informational text before they begin reading “Frankenstein” and ask them to consider the consequences and controversies surrounding certain scientific advances. As students read the book, have them take note of the problems that the Creature encounters because of Frankenstein’s intent on creating life. How do the ethical questions brought up in the informational text about cloning compare to the ethical questions that surround Frankenstein and his decision to create life in the book?