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CLIP 13215

Mitochondrial DNA and presenter’s ancestors

Mitochondrial DNA and presenter’s ancestors
Key Info
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used to show how humans have migrated from Africa and the effects that the Ice Age had on this. This clip would ideally be shown after students have learned about mitochondrial DNA. They could do so by viewing a clip entitled 'Mitochondrial Eve' 13214 which explains much of the science behind this clip. This clip accompanies a BBC Teachers' Pack to support Series 3 and 4 of 'Bang Goes The Theory'. The pack can be downloaded from
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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