What is life?

Is everything alive? Why, or why not?

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Activities

  1. Towards the end of the video, the narrator asks whether the question of life or death is simply an irrelevant question. Split into pairs and discuss, with one person arguing that it is irrelevant, and one person arguing that it is not.
  2. The video also talks about the differences between cells, computers, and people. In three columns, write a list of what factors make you believe each of these things is, or is not, alive.