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Evolutionary Significance of Cell Communication

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore how cells communicate with a video that features the symbiotic relationship between a bioluminescent bacteria and the bobtail squid. The resource explains quorum sensing in bacteria and how epinephrin is linked to glycogen...
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Diploid vs Haploid

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If every human on earth looked exactly the same, the world would be a boring place. Thank goodness for genes! Pupils explore the difference between haploid and diploid cells by learning how two parents without red hair can produce a...
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The Biodiversity of Ontario's Natural and Manmade Islands

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Island exploration—sounds exotic! During these three activities, high school learners explore island biogeography through a game and then analyze data collected, ask questions via BioBlitz, and present findings. Then, they must convince...
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Conserving Canada's Marine Biodiversity

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
The ocean may seem a world away, but you can actually find it in a science classroom! Learners in the lower grade levels explore the concepts of water pollution, apex predators, the worth of animals, and commercial fishing methods. High...
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Cellular Variation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Variety truly is the spice of life. A video explores how plants have both chlorophyll a and b and the benefits of possessing both, how varying molecules allows for winter wheat, how possessing the heterozygous combination of sickle-cell...
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What is Cancer?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This year, an estimated 1,685,210 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, and 595,690 people will die from the disease. Learners define cancer, see how and why it grows in the body, how doctors can treat it, and what...
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Decomposers Get Energy From Dead Things

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When life gives you mold, make penicillin. Scholars design an inquiry experiment to determine what causes rotting and mold growth. It also covers decomposers and the important role they play for other living things. 
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The Global Carbon Cycle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The final video in this series discusses the global carbon cycle including the cellular and macroscopic respiration. It continues with the deposition in limestone and fossil fuels, redox reactions, and concludes with a look at fossil...
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Polymers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discover why polymers were created and how their creation saved the elephants with a short video about commercial polymers, ethene and ethylene, addition reactions, ethene-based polymers, addition polymerization and condensation...
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Hydrocarbon Derivatives

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This comprehensive video focuses on functional groups including alcohols, hydroxyl groups, aldehydes, carboxylic acid, acetone, ethers, esters, and amines. 
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Aromatics and Cyclic Compounds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why can we smell aromatic and cyclic compounds and why they are in rings instead of lines? Viewers learn about organic compounds, resonance, naming standards for aromatic compounds, common chemical reactions, and the many uses for them...
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Alkenes and Alkynes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is the difference in alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes? How can you remember which is which? Viewers learn about naming rules, cis-trans isomerism, hydrogenation, halogenation, polymerization, and triglycerides from a short video that...
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Nuclear Chemistry Part 2: Fusion and Fission

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Go into depth with an investigation of fusion and fission area, how they work, the pros and cons and the many dangers of these reactions. The video also covers e = mc^2 and mass defects. 
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Nuclear Chemistry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Radioactivity and nuclear chemistry, transmutation of elements and isotopes, calculating half lives and radioactive decay. Introduce these concept and more with a video on carbon dating. The show concludes with an explanation of...
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The History of Atomic Chemistry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a historic view of our knowledge of atoms with a video that explores the discoveries of many scientists including Leucippus, Democritus, Rutherford, Bohr, Heisenburg, and more. 
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Silicon - The Internet's Favorite Element

For Students 9th - 12th
Is silicon the same in Spanish? Si. Here is a video that focuses on silicon, including its network solids and network arrangements. It makes connections to solid-state semiconductors, n-type and p-type semiconductors, diodes,...