3 - Reading for info, Smart mice

Read the Science News article, Altered protein makes mice smarter. Then answer the questions below and email the answers to mom.

Answer these questions. Email the answers with a subject line of "Reading Lesson 3 - Reading for information, Altered protein makes mice smarter"

  • Why would it be good and helpful to some humans to tweak a gene and make supersmart mice?
  • What scientific journal was this article originally published in?
  • How did these mice demonstrate that they were smarter than other mice?
  • What do daredevil mice do that ordinary mice don't?
  • Why are scientists still a long way away from making a drug because of this study?