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CLIP 2481

Twins - similarities and differences

Twins - similarities and differences
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Key Info
  • Twins - similarities and differences
  • Duration: 01:42
  • A discussion about the similarities and differences between twins. We are introduced to some twins who do not look the same. They discuss their similarities - their eye shape, nose shape and their smile. They then discuss the differences between them - hair colour and type, eye colour and hand size. The twins show us photographs of their family and discuss who they think they most look like.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Variation and Classification

  • Keywords: variation, inherit, twins, genes
Ideas for use in class
  • A good example of how twins can look the same or different. It models clearly how we gain different aspects of our looks from different family members. This clip would be great to show a class if you do not have identical or unidentical twins in school. A discussion could follow as to which of our features we have inherited from our mother, father or further back in the family (grandparents).
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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