Why Do We Need Vitamin C in Our Diet?
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Students compare/contrast the DNA sequence data of the rat GULO gene to the inactive human GULO gene. They translate and align the sequences, and propose a scenario to explain the occurrence of an inactive DNA sequence to that of an active gene.
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New Review We've Got Ants in Our Plants!
Some ants are so aggressive, they can repel an elephant. Viewers learn this fact and more in an engaging video that is part of a larger playlist on biology. It discusses the relationships between ants and plants. While plants provide...
7 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Do Things Taste Sweet?
Our love of sweets can be traced back to our cavemen ancestors! The chemical makeup of sweet foods creates a strong source of energy in our diets. Glucose, sucrose, and fructose all have similar chemical structures that create the tastes...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Do You Need to Get a Flu Shot Every Year?
Don't let your classes take a shot in the dark! Help them understand different types of vaccinations with an informative video lesson. The narrator explains how the flu virus challenges vaccine creators each year thanks to its shifty...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Is Biodiversity So Important?
There are millions of plant and animal species on the planet, but why do we need so many? Follow along with this short video as it explains how biodiversity helps strengthen ecosystems, allowing them to adapt to change so that life...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Do We Harvest Horseshoe Crab Blood?
If you've ever had an injection, the horseshoe crab protects you from infection! Young marine biologists discover how scientists use the unique physiology of the horseshoe crab in medicine with a thought-provoking video. The narrator...
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable