National DNA Day Event

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In Celebration of National DNA Day this week, PBS Books partnered with PBS stations and libraries nationwide for an interactive event.

 

The list of videos and activities shared:

Watch it now:

National DNA Day, officially April 25 each year, raises awareness about the discovery of DNA’s double helix by James Watson and Francis Crick in 1953 and the successful completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003.

This annual celebration offers students, teachers and the public many exciting opportunities to learn about the latest advances in genomic research and explore how those advances might impact their lives.

Thanks to…

Our expert:
Nadine Vincenten, PhD
Science Associate, Harvard Medical School | Personal Genetics Education Project

For sharing her knowledge!

And our Interviewers (and their parents):
Satine Sorensen, PBS South Florida Kid Stew Cast Member
Nicholas Hernandez, PBS South Florida Kid Stew Cast Member

For their curiosity!

 

Thanks to these station sponsors:

WETA, South Florida PBS, UNC TV, NH PBS, PBS Charlotte, WJCT, WSKG, WMHT, Detroit Public TV

 

 
 

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