Ted talk by jill jarrant
Jill Farrant “How we can make plants survive without water”
Click the link above to watch the video. After watching the video, answer the following questions in complete sentences.
1. What is the global problem that this Ted talk is trying to address with scientific research?
2. What are resurrection plants? What do they do that is so unique?
3. Why are resurrection plants being considered as a solution to the problems identified in this research study? In other words, how can they help the global problem you discussed ?
4.How are resurrection plants like seeds?
5. Do you think, in your own opinion, that the experiments that she talks about involve producing a “GMO” (genetically modified organism)? Do you think this is a negative or positive solution to the problem?