Genetic mutation
This is a video accompanied by text (click on the text icon to see it) "A genetic mutation is any change in a cell's DNA, the chemical that carries all of the genetic information in a cell. Would you ever think that a beneficial genetic mutation that occurred thousands of years ago could cause a serious illness today?
In parts of Africa, the Mediterranean, South America, and the Middle East, malaria epidemics killed large numbers of people many centuries ago. Children who inherited one cop

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Pictures of Arizona
Pictures of Arizona, there are pictures of landscape, wildlife, weather, and the plants.  Video is good quality and good for all students.(Amateur video slies and musical accompaniment)

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7 Wonders of Utah: Zion National Park

StandardNET Live video.  Video gives the  history of Zion National Park. Video discusses how many people come through the park, how it was named, and what the name stands for.  Video also discusses the animals, plants, and birds that live in Zion National Park.  Video contains awesome pictures. Video is appropriate of elementary and middle school students.


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President Obama On Stem Cell Research
President Obama signed an order reversing the strict limits on human embryonic stem cell research. This is the video of his speech. President Obama addresses the controversy of scientific research on stem cells, but stresses the advances that can be made by science. Grades 9-12. 11:25 min.
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What Is Stem Cell Research?
Stem cell research uses stem cells to find new avenues, and some
research is basic, while other research involves applying stem cells to
the field of medicine. Find out how stem cell research is being used for bone marrow transplants in this clip.

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Stem Cells: Seeds of Hope?
Do stem cells hold the best hope for curing debilitating diseases like Tay-Sachs and diabetes? Or do the ethical questions surrounding the use of these exceptional little cells stand in the way of any potential they might have? In this video segment Dr. Evan Snyder, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, explains the basics of stem cell technology and outlines the ethical debate regarding its use. Closed captioning included.  Run time 07:00.
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Introduction to Cancer
Sal Khan offers an introduction  to cancer and how it is the by-product of broken DNA replication. The instructor uses drawings to illustrate mutations, apoptosis, mitosis, cell replication, replication of cells. (12:36)
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Intertidal Zone
This video segment from NOVA: "The Sea Behind the Dunes" explores the often-overlooked ecosystem of the salt marsh, focusing on the plants that provide both a physical structure for the community and the building blocks for the detrital food chain that exists there. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:52.
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Lewis and Clark's Expedition to the West
Video accompanied by text. "The Louisiana Purchase offered the United States much needed room to grow and access to an abundance of natural resources, waterways, and fertile farmland. Countless opportunities awaited the Americans, but they would first have to locate them. The Louisiana Territory was so large that France could not accurately define its contents or borders. Jefferson took advantage of the ambiguous agreement and asserted that it included the Missouri River, western Florida, New Or
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Life in the Oceans
This short but thorough video describes several animals and plants found in the ocean's environment. Starting with the tiniest creatures, plankton, and continuing through the food chain in the open sea like fish and whales. It also discusses organisms in the polar seas, such as cod, seals, and halibut and continues on to the warm coral reefs in the tropical seas with animals like the lobsters.  They address animals living in the shallow waters and tidal pools, such as barnacles, muscles, and
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Flu Attack! How A Virus Invades Your Body
When you get the flu, viruses turn your cells into tiny factories that help spread the disease. In this animation, NPR's Robert Krulwich and medical animator and medical animator David Bolinsky explain how a flu virus can trick a single cell into making a million more viruses. (MHS gr 7 1C)

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Parkinson's Disease Research
This video looks at current research into treatments for Parkinson's Disease, including genetically modified viruses and stem cell treatments. This video interview explains the hope and challenges that have been encountered. 4:35 min.
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Cell Phone Bacteria
This spot done by Nicole Brady of KOB-TV in Albuquerque shows how many Germs can accumulate on your Cell Phone. Short news clip reminds people the health issues associated with unsanitary phones. Grades 5-12. 3:01 min.
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Immune Cells in Action
In this video segment from The Secret of Life, you'll look through a microscope at a virus attacking a cell. Viruses continue to replicate until they break apart the host cell and start spreading throughout the body, destroying healthy cells along the way. You'll learn how the immune system overpowers a virus with white blood cells and creates the antibodies that kill the same types of viruses quickly if they return. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:40.
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Dengue Virus
This visualization adapted from the University of Massachusetts Medical School represents the process by which a dengue virus releases its genetic contents inside a host cell, allowing viral replication. The key players are proteins found on the viral surface called envelope proteins, which change their structure when the virus is endocytosed, or taken inside the cell. This structural change enables the viral membrane to fuse with the endosomal membrane, and the virus' RNA to enter the cytoplasm
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Oscar Wilde Bio 7
A&E Biography.  His prison time is spent in a 10 by 13 foot cell at Redding jail.  There was no toilet, writing materials, and only the Bible to read.  Special arrangements were made for paper and pen in which Wilde wrote a letter to Bosie.  On May 18, 1897, he’s released from prison.  He meets up with Bosie.  Constance gets mad, takes his allowance away and forbids him from seeing his children.  Four months later she dies and the las
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Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash (1/3)
Atheist Talk cable program by Minnesota Atheists. "Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash" recorded 12/2/2006 What's ... all » the best way for us to bring the good news of atheism to the public? Should we "bash" religion? Nationally known atheist speaker Edward Tabash will give us some tips. Edward Tabash is chair of the national legal committee for Americans United for Separation of Church and State. He is an atheist debater and chairs the First Amendment Task Force for the Coun
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Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash (2/3)
Atheist Talk cable program by Minnesota Atheists. "Taking Atheism to the General Public - Edward Tabash" recorded 12/2/2006 What's ... all » the best way for us to bring the good news of atheism to the public? Should we "bash" religion? Nationally known atheist speaker Edward Tabash will give us some tips. Edward Tabash is chair of the national legal committee for Americans United for Separation of Church and State. He is an atheist debater and chairs the First Amendment Task Force for the Coun
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Habitats

Learn the basics about habitats. Discusses what a habitat is, what an organism is, where an organism lives, and what lives in each habitat. The different habitats that are discusses are ponds and fields. It discusses why certain animals, insects, and plants live where they do.  Also discusses predator and prey and what a food chain is.  This is a good video for young children.


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