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Chromosomes & Genes

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Ages: 14 - 18
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
In this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, learn about the epigenome, a set of chemical switches that interact with DNA and affect how some genes are expressed. The epigenome tells cells what they will be and how they will function. Research... [more]
September 19, 2010 at 11:24 PM
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Ages: 8 - 15
Bill Nye "Genetics" Episode Clip
From YouTube, produced by Walt Disney Education
This is a short clip from the Bill Nye episode about Genes.  It explains what genes are and where we get them.  Other key vocabulary words in this video include: cells, DNA, chromosomes, molecules, dominant, and recessive. (06:54)
May 25, 2011 at 04:54 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Mr. Lee - Genetics rap
From YouTube, produced by Mr. Lee
A teacher-made rap video about genetics for a seventh grader class.  The music is sung to the tune of "Forever" by Drake (featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Eminem) and includes lyrics on a black screen. Some of the lyrics include, "Listen up and l... [more]
May 25, 2011 at 02:37 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Chromatin, Histones & Cathepsin; PMAP
From YouTube
This video explains how Chromatin (the complex basis of DNA and protein that makes up chromosomes) can be affected by chemical modifications (02:17).
November 28, 2010 at 10:08 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Dominant Genes
From teachersdomain.org, produced by Donal DNA Learning Center
Using several animated sequences, this interactive activity adapted from the Dolan DNA Learning Center demonstrates the principle of dominance, which is fundamental to modern genetics. By crossing two pea plants, each pure-bred for a given trait like... [more]
August 14, 2010 at 08:16 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Genetic Variation
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
In this video segment from NOVA: "Cracking the Code of Life" geneticist Eric Lander of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology explains the genetic similarities and differences among organisms, and stresses that having a list of genetic components ... [more]
September 22, 2010 at 02:37 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Finding Disease Genes
From pbs.org, produced by PBS
This video segment from NOVA: "Cracking the Code of Life" travels to Iceland to explore scientist and president of deCODE Genetics Kari Stefansson's use of extensive family trees and genetic analyses to track down the genetic abnormalities that cause... [more]
September 21, 2010 at 10:36 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Gene Control
From teachersdomain.org, produced by WGBH
Like the main power switch that turns on all the lights in a building, master control genes set in motion the cascades of genetic and chemical processes that create the living world's most basic and most complex structures. This video segment explore... [more]
September 22, 2010 at 12:46 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Regulating Genes (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
This interactive activity from NOVA examines how mutations in different regions of an organism's DNA affect gene expression—whether genes are turned on or off during the organism's development. An animated model depicts two DNA segments in the nucleu... [more]
May 20, 2012 at 03:14 PM
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Ages: 8 - 16
From YouTube
This video takes a voyage into the nucleus into one of the cells of life. The camera goes through the outer cell wall, cytoplasm, and then tiny parts of the cell, but the final destination is the nucleus. Video goes on to explain that there are 23 DN... [more]
July 29, 2009 at 09:06 AM
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