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Media Literacy: Consumer Awareness Lesson - Genealogical DNA Tests

Media Literacy: Consumer Awareness Lesson - Genealogical DNA Tests

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Total Pages: 27 pages
Answer Key: Included
Teaching Duration: 90 minutes
File Size: 5 MB
File Type: Zip

Help your students understand the accuracy of at-home genealogical DNA tests. This lesson examines popular DNA tests and discusses the DNA results of identical twins.

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Resource Includes:

  • 1 Media Literacy Lesson
  • Detailed Lesson Plan
  • Graphic Organizer
  • Video Comprehension Questions
  • Journal Entries
  • Extend Your Learning Choice Board
  • Answer Keys
  • Assessment Rubric
  • PDF & Google Slides™ Formats

Lesson Outline

  1. Introduction to Consumer Awareness
  2. DNA Questions
  3. Journal Entry Assessment (2 Options)
  4. DNA Quiz
  5. Extend Your Learning Assignment + Rubric

Curriculum Links

This lesson can be used for media literacy lessons or as part of your Health/Science Curriculum. This would be a great starter lesson for the Grade 8 Science Cells Unit. 

Teacher Feedback

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  3. “Great resource. Well set up, easy to follow.”

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