DNA Detective

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Match up the DNA code. Pupils read the website from the American Museum of Natural History about how DNA can determine whether a skin is from a particular type of reptile. Using the same technique, learners match up products with the animals they came from in an online interactive.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use with research on DNA as a remote learning opportunity
  • Lead a discussion on why DNA can be used in court as evidence
Classroom Considerations
  • Best for individual use
Pros
  • Provides pop-ups of information cards on important topics
  • Includes links to additional topics on DNA
Cons
  • None