by Peg Prentice, St. Frances Academy

This webquest was designed for high school students enrolled in Biology or Biotechnology. It is based on the scientific contribution of Henrietta Lacks and her immortal cells.

Introduction

The Immortal HeLa Cell

 

 

Today you will meet a woman who did just that. Unfortunately, very few people even know her name!

This is the incredible true story of Henrietta Lacks and her immortal HeLa cells.