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Biology

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Item Number:
DCS DC858977
Price:
$59.95
Format:
VHS
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Length:
45 min.
Copyright:
2005
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
Discovery Channel School
Grade Level:
6 - 8
ISBN:
1595273050
Summary:
Join Bill Nye as he delves into the Greatest Discoveries in Biology. This program explains how the early use of microscopes and Anton Van Leeuwenhock's accidental discovery set the stage for studying microorganisms. It explores 19th century research breakthroughs and covers cell division, sex cell division, and cell differentiation. Learn how the discovery of mitochondria has helped us understand reproduction, ancestral lines, and cancer; how cells convert sugars, fats, and protiens into energy in the Krebs Cycle; and how they communicate through neurotransmitters and hormones. Explore the process of photosynthesis and how the discovery of the ecosystem process bridged biology with physics, chemistry, and other fields of science that describe the environment.

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