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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1

For Teachers 10th Standards
Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks asks readers to consider whether the experiments on the author's mother's cells, without her consent, were worth the information gained about cancer, about gene mapping, and about...
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The Systems of Our Bodies

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Every bite we take and breath we inhale serves to keep us alive. But how does each body system work with each other? Use these lessons, videos, and apps to explore the ever-busy systems in our bodies.
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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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Shedding a "Little" Light on Cancer Surgery

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Many types of cancer treatments now depend on nanotechnology—a big "little" discovery. Scholars begin by removing "malignant" tissue from simulated brains, one using fluorescent markers thanks to nanotechnology and one without. This...
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The Cancer Gene We All Have

For Students 9th - 12th
What is cancer? And why don't we all have it? These concepts are explored and tumor suppressor genes are introduced in this animated feature. This nutshell of information is fully packed and makes an outstanding resource for your biology...
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Using p53 to Fight Cancer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Curing cancer with ... another virus? Chemotherapy and radiation are not the only ways to treat cancer. Now, there is a unique treatment involving infecting cells with viruses. Viewers discover why the innovative treatment does not...
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Genetically Engineered Cancer-Fighting Algae

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore the addition of algae as a cancer treatment with a video that explains how a specific type of algae prevents chemotherapy from attacking healthy cells. The results are amazingly positive!
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How Does Cancer Spread Through the Body?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Cancer's ability to quickly spread from one organ to the next makes it one of the most fatal diseases in recent history. Watch as this short video takes you on a trip into the microscopic world of cancer cells, exploring the different...
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Mutations and Cancer

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study how cancer cells mutate and affect cell division.  In this investigative lesson students view a PowerPoint presentation learn the seven warning signs of cancer. 
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Skin Cancer Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Skin care is a topic often overlooked in the health curriculum. This should not be the case because most types of skin cancer can be prevented, or if detected early enough, can be successfully treated. So take the time to teach your...
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Mitosis and Cancer - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Observe onion root cells undergoing mitosis underneath a light microscope and determine the phase of mitosis the cells are in. High schoolers draw a sketch of the mitotic cells, explore why cells undergo mitosis and learn how...
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Cancer and Cell Fate in the Intestinal Epithelium

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What happens when intestinal epithelia receive the wrong directions during differentiation? Discover how tumors form in the intestinal lining using a narrated video. The resource shows both normal and cancerous growth using specially...
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Who's at Risk for Colon Cancer?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Colon cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Scholars learn how colon cancer develops and spreads. They also learn risk factors, tests, and treatments before answering eight comprehension questions.
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Breast Cancer: Prevent, Detect, Treat

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Odds are, most of the members of your class know someone who has been affected by breast cancer. Teach them more about prevention through healthy lifestyles, detection with self-testing and mammograms, and the most effective treatments...
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Tell Me Doc—Will I Get Cancer?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Can you beat the odds of cancer? In the first installment of a seven-part series, future biomedical engineers consider how to detect and diagnose cancer. An article on biosensors provides useful information toward this goal.
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Why is Heart Cancer so Rare?

For Students 9th - 12th
Study the behavior of cancer cells by understanding what they can't do. The video describes the process of cancer growth and since the heart does not create new cells after birth, cancer cells have a very small window to establish...
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What Is Cancer?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Almost 40 percent of people will have cancer at some point in their lifetime. The Fuse School Genetics video explains what cancer is and how it results in a tumor. It describes the process of cell division and mutation throughout the...
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How Does Chemotherapy Treat Breast Cancer?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Cancer treatments sure have changed over the years. A short video focuses on current and historical treatments for breast cancer. It covers surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, targeted therapies, and hormone therapies.
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What Does A Cancer Cell Look Like?

For Students 9th - 12th
Have you ever wondered about the texture of a cell? It turns out the squishiness of a cell can be used to detect cancer. The video highlights cellular research that will hopefully one day help treat cancer.
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The Eukaryotic Cell Cycle and Cancer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does cancer begin, and why can it get so out of control? Curious young cytologists use an interactive resource to study the cell cycle. After reviewing the background information, individuals go step-by-step through the process of...
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Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Is there an answer for cancer? Your AP biologists will be inspired by this lecture on how the foods that we eat stimulate or inhibit the growth of blood vessels, which in turn, bring health or disease to the human body. Research is...
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How UV Causes Cancer and Aging

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As the rates of skin cancer rise to become the most common type of cancer in the United States, scientists directly relate sunscreen usage to skin cancer prevention. Doctors research exactly how ultraviolet light changes cells. Viewers...
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Cancer Discovery Activities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore the genetic component of the second-leading cause of death in the world using a hands-on activity. After watching a video discussing the basics of cancer, learners complete activities that study the genes involved in cancer. The...
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Cancer Treatment with Nanotechnology

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Is nanotechnology the cure to cancer? A comics-based poster introduces nanotechnology applications in the medical field. Viewers see how nanoparticles play a role in targeted cancer drug delivery systems.

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