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  • Jurassic Park: Mr. DNA

    dna sequencing
    introduction to dna
    Hammond shows the crew a video that explains how Jurassic Park scientists acquired dinosaur DNA and cloned them. The video features Mr. DNA, a computerized DNA strand that explains what DNA is, illustrates its structure, and provides other details about it. This clip is an excellent introduction to DNA.

  • Jurassic Park: Digging Process

    bone structure
    Scientists at Jurassic Park dig up a fossil and use a computer to identify that it is a velociraptor. They note certain characteristics of its bone structure and suggest it shares more in common with present-day birds than it does with reptiles.

  • Jurassic Park: Keep Absolutely Still

    pupillary response
    The Jurassic Park crew are trapped in cars in the rain as they try to evade a T-Rex. They keep still to remain undetected, but the kids in the car turn on a light and attract its attention. When they shine the light on the T-Rex's eye, its pupil constricts.

  • Jurassic Park: Chaos Theory

    chaos theory
    dynamical systems
    Malcolm explains and illustrates chaos theory to Ellie using water and real-time events.