Students research deep sea communities and discover strategies for combating antimicrobial resistance and write reports on it. They consider overprescription and prophylactic uses of antibiotics as causes for their ineffectiveness.
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What's Growing at the Tips of Your Fingers (In Addition to Your Fingernails?)
Pupils review procedures for handwashing and explore the connection between microbiology and improved health care. They examine bacterial culture grown from bacteria under their fingernails and write a procedure for handwashing in a...
11th - 12th Science
Introduction to Evolution and Natural Selection
The evidence for natural selection is presented as a random variation of a characteristic allowing a particular strain of organism to survive with a higher probability of successful reproduction. Population change over a short period of...
18 mins 10th - 12th Science
Globalization II - Good or Bad?
"To understand the present, we have to imagine the future." In his final video in the series, the narrator discusses an array of considerations tied to globalization, such as the implications of individualism, our impact on the...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Rise of the Superbugs
The narrator of a short video shows learners the history of antibiotics with the use of penicillin. Viewers then see how bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics and what that means for our future health and for the development of...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Disease & Epidemics: Architects of History
Learners explore disease and its relationship to history and literature. They investigate issues that range from early biological warfare and historical disease treatments, to observing today's race for the cure against current emerging...
9th - 10th Science