Is DNA the Future of Data Storage?

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When you think of secret messages and data storage, DNA doesn't normally come to mind. Viewers watch a video that explains how scientists use DNA to store information. It describes some recent advances in the area.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • If possible, have pupils watch the video and read the passage as homework so you can devote more time for in-class discussion
  • Have groups create their own discussion questions to share with the class
Classroom Considerations

  • It is beneficial if learners have knowledge of DNA, but it is not necessary
Pros

  • Interesting cartoon graphics hold students' attention
  • Provides a quiz and discussion prompts for classroom use
Cons

  • None
Common Core