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Frog Dissection
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This is a step by step illustration of a frog dissection lab geared toward 7th grade science students.  This podcast may be shown prior to a frog dissection lab or it may be shown during the lab and paused for instruction.


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Britannica Online School Edition:  Science Learning Materials
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Using the Britannica Online School Edition database, a part of the Alabama Virtual Library, to explore the Science learning materials available.


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Subject: Health
Title: Talking Lights     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about ideas to use the imperceptible flickering of fluorescent lights to transmit coded information. Such technology might be used to help blind people navigate unfamiliar buildings. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
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Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Health, Science
Title: Blood Cholesterol     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about whether donating blood could actually be good for you. In the interview, Kirsten Alcorn, Medical Director of the Washington Hospital Center's transfusion service, discusses whether or not donating blood can help you get rid of cholesterol. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
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Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Health, Science
Title: Reading in the Dark     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the possible effects of reading in low light. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
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Grade Span: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Beautiful Bones
http://kidshealth.or...
The functions of the bones in the human body are explained in this 90 second video. The video is followed by an interactive article, activity, quiz, and word find.

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Digestive System
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The functions of the digestive system in the human body are explained in this video. The video is followed by an interactive article, activity, quiz, and word find.

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Waiting to Exhale
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The functions of the respiratory system come to life in this animated video. The video is followed by an interactive article, quiz, activity, and word find.

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Beating Heart
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The functions of the cardiovascular system come to life in this animated video. The video is followed by an interactive article, quiz, activity, and word find.

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Nerves
http://kidshealth.or...
The functions of the nervous system come to life in this animated video. The video is followed by an interactive article, quiz, activity, and word find.

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Muscular System
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The functions of the muscular system come to life in this animated video. The video is followed by an interactive article, quiz, activity, and word find.

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Circulatory System Study Jam
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StudyJams has an animated video on the flow of blood to and from the heart and the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide. A quiz is provided as a assessment.

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How the Body Works
http://kidshealth.or...
This site allows students to choose different body parts and body systems to learn about them. Quizzes, articles, and movies are included.

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Endocrine System
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The functions of the endocrine system come to life in this animated video. The video is followed by an interactive article, quiz, activity, and word find.

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How the Body Works?
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This website is a collection of links to describe different parts of the body and its systems. Teachers have at their finger-tips videos, quizzes, and links to maintain student engagement.

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