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Subject: Science
Title: Tomato Mold     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about a researcher who's helping tomato plants fight back against black mold, a fungus that destroys them. 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: Science
Title: Cells in Reverse     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how scientists have reversed the process of cell division, a trick once thought to be as impossible as un-ringing a bell. Molecular biologist Gary Gorbsky explains how scientists have been able to reverse the cell cycle by manipulating the proteins that regulate the process. 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.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Health, Science
Title: Growing Vocal Chords     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about scientists who are developing a strategy to replace damaged vocal cord tissue with a lab-grown material. 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.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Mitosis in Eukaryotic Cells
http://www.sumanasin...
This animation explains mitosis. In mitosis, the dissolution and reformation of nuclear membranes, the formation of themitotic spindle, and the division of the cytoplasm (called cytokinesis) divide equally between daughter cells.

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Dear 16 Year Old Me: Video about Melanoma's Deadly Effects
http://www.thatvideo...
This video would be a terrific introduction to a unit on sun safety, skin care, and cancer/cell changes. It has one mildly profane word and should be limited to 16-18 year old students.

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