Cracking the Code of Life

Cracking the Code of Life
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Cracking the Code of Life is a NOVA episode that chronicles the history of the Human Genome Project. Robert Krulwich hosts, narrates, and interviews Celera's Craig Ventner, NIH head Francis Collins, and MIT's Eric Lander in a series of compelling segments. Students will be taken in by segments featuring families facing Tay-Sachs disease, familial breast cancer, and other inherited disorders. They will also be face with the potential problems of our new abilities to understand and control our own genetic futures.

This study guide is broken into segments to correspond with the major parts of the 1:55 video. It allows the video to be broken into two or more parts, corresponding to a multi-day showing. Students are asked to write complete sentences using key words chosen from the film.
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