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Breaking the DNA Code

Axis: Scientific innovations and responsibility

Issue: How safe is it to share your DNA for testing in the USA?

Your mission: Find the Utah NSA laboratory computer code and deliver the scoop of the year.

Work with your group and solve all the puzzles. Be the first to break the code! Good luck!

This escape game consists of 5 challenges. After each challenge, you'll have to discover a password or a code in order to continue.
You are allowed to use an online dictionary.

HELP

To find the code you must use the answers to questions a, b and c. Every word must be written on one line. The number(s) at the end of each line corresponds to the position of the letter(s) in that word. You have to rearrange the letters to get the password. The password is the synonym for "genetic inheritance". You can find the word on Quizlet.

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Access the audio file "23 and me" in your textbook, p. 71 or using Pronote (Cahier de texte, Contenu de cours).

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Read the text below, answer the questions and search the words in the grid to access the last file. Then count out the most used letter in the answers. Which letter is it? How many times is it used? This is your password.

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Wordsearch

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Mission accomplished! You have found the scoop of the year and managed to go through some secret files without leaving a trace. Disclose your conclusions to the editorial board. You have three minutes to convince them to publish the scoop.

Instructions

Within your group, choose two students to present the results of your discovery and explain the issue of DNA testing. Information from the videos and texts and the answers from the worksheet can help you prepare your presentation.

Be ready to speak for about 3 minutes and to justify using arguments.

Express your opinion on why you think DNA testing can be dangerous.

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