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A Sight of the Life Molecule

Marcela Angola Bañuelos Cedano  

A Sight of the Life Molecule Bañuelos Cedano, Marcela Angola Facultad de Ciencias of the Universidad Nacional Atónoma de México papiky@yahoo.com González Guerrero, Laura Isabel Facultad de Ciencias of the Universidad Nacional Atónoma de México lauragg@ciencias.unam.mx Hinojosa Nava, Roberto Facultad de Ciencias of the Universidad Nacional Atónoma de México rob.hin743@gmail.com Hernández Molina, Víctor Iván Facultad de Ciencias of the Universidad Nacional Atónoma de México ivan.riboflavina@gmail.com Bañuelos Cedano Klaudia Facultad de Ciencias Marinas of the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California anarvik16@yahoo.com Abstract The workshop entitled "Una Mirada a la Molécula de la Vida" (A Sight of the Life Molecule) addresses different aspects to human heritage, and these are put forward trough touch sense using pedagogical materials developed by the "Cascabel" divulgation group of the Facultad de Ciencias of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). The main objective of the workshop is to sensitize society about the blindness and to make available to the blind people scientific information through the proposed activities. The participants in the workshop are shortsightedness and general people. In the activity, each participant gets a box containing 20 pairs of chromosome models and three single ones. All the 20 pairs are different so by touching them they can be differentiated. The eyes of the normal seeing participants are covered with a mask so they can to know the situation of the blind people; at the same time we said about the history and some important aspects about the human heritage.

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