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How Close Are We to Uploading Our Minds?

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What would it take to digitally upload someone's mind? A fascinating video first describes how a brain works, then looks at a future where people can live forever through avatars. The video describes the required technological advances to scan and digitally recreate the mind. It's not happening anytime soon, that's for sure!

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CCSS: Adaptable
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  • Team up with a biology teacher for the lesson
  • Have groups research a different website from the additional resources list and share their findings with the class
Classroom Considerations
  • Knowledge of the brain is beneficial but not necessary
  • Interesting graphics and animations
  • Provides multiple choice and open response questions to assess understanding
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