Posted by: crisdiaz24 | December 3, 2015

SHOULD EVERYONE IN THE UK BE ADDED TO THE NATIONAL DNA DATABASE? – Video activity

SHOULD EVERYONE IN THE UK BE ADDED TO THE NATIONAL DNA DATABASE?

 

  1. Claire Wilson thinks that the question is whether there should be a(n) ________________ DNA database.
  2. Some people think that DNA databases constitute a very serious encroachment [1]on our ________________.
  3. The people who are currently on the DNA database are people who have been…
  • ________________ of a crime,
  • ________________ for a crime,
  • found ________________ in a court.
  1. In the eyes of the law, you are innocent until ________________.
  2. If we had a general database, we would be in it from ________________, or from the moment we ________________ the country.
  3. This would solve the ________________ aspect and the stigmatization problem.
  4. Less than ________________ of the crimes committed in the UK have been solved using DNA analysis.
  5. Putting the whole population on the DNA database would be ________________.
  6. The percentage of crimes solved using DNA ________________ last year.
  7. UK’s DNA database covers ________________ people, that is, ________________ per cent of the UK population.
  8. Another problem which could arise would be ________________.
  9. This information is valuable to ________________ companies and ________________.

 

[1] Encroachment: intrusion on the property or rights of another, esp. gradually or secretly.

 

DNA

KEY

 

  1. UNIVERSAL
  2. CIVIL LIBERTIES
  3. CONVICTED – ARRESTED – NOT GUILTY
  4. PROVEN GUILTY
  5. BIRTH – ENTER
  6. DISCRIMINATION
  7. HALF
  8. (MASSIVELY) EXPENSIVE
  9. WENT DOWN / DECREASED
  10. FIVE MILLION – 7.5
  11. DATA SECURITY / MASSIVE DATA BLUNDERS
  12. INSURANCE – EMPLOYERS

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