Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings

Dig into ancestry with genetics and genealogy.

The new web series “Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings” follows 13 young people at a new genetics and genealogy camp as they use science to answer the question “Who am I?” Inspired by the popular PBS series “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” and shot on the campus of Penn State University, campers explore their own family history and DNA ancestry with techniques never before used in an educational setting.

Episodes

Young girl looking at liquid in test tube

Episode 2

Campers extract and see their own DNA in anticipation of getting the results from their individual DNA ancestry tests.

(10:25)

 

Henry Louis Gates Jr

Episode 1

"Finding Your Roots" series host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. visits campers at the Finding Your Roots Genetics & Genealogy Camp.

(8:15)

 

 

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