Bio-pirate Teachers' Guide

Bio-pirate Teachers' Guide


Bio-pirate Teachers' Guide


Michele Martin Bossley

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Summary: This Teachers' Guide presents strategies for teaching reluctant readers in middle school. The guide includes:

  • Discussion topics and themes: cancer research, ethics, pharmaceutical industry
  • Novel study: using vocabulary to create skit or short story
  • Safety review: classroom and school fire procedures  
  • Research topics: famous scientists, bio-piracy

Book Summary: Trevor, Robyn and Nick decide they have a mystery to solve when Trevor discovers a suspicious-looking young man snooping around. Then the kids learn that research involving the use of carob beans to aid in cancer treatment is missing. With a shady-looking grad student, a bitter activist and an employee of a medical research firm to deal with, our amateur sleuths are faced with their greatest challenge yet.

The Teachers' Guide for Bio-Pirate is free to download and copy. The book can be purchased online from Orca Book Publishers in the United States and in Canada or from most retail and wholesale booksellers.

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Bio-pirate Teachers' Guide