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They Changed the World: Crick & Watson: A Graphic Novel

by Lewis Helfand and Naresh Kumar. New Delhi, India: Campfire, 2016

The story of rivalry, collaboration and the long hard journey and years of sacrifice these two men (based on research of many before them) made in unveiling the three-dimensional, double-helical model for the structure of DNA. This is about the life and the science behind their shattering discovery that gained them the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1962.

It can be used in science for: science as inquiry; physical science; science and technology; science in personal and social perspectives; and history and the nature of science.

Grades 5+

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