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Restoration of the American Chestnut
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This video segment from Kentucky Life describes how scientists control pollination of one of the few remaining American chestnut trees to develop blight resistant trees.

Subject:
Applied Science
Ecology
Engineering
Forestry and Agriculture
Genetics
Geoscience
Life Science
Physical Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
Teachers' Domain
Author:
KET
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Date Added:
08/25/2008
Science Activism: Gender, Race, and Power
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This subject examines the role scientists have played as activists in social movements in the U.S. following World War II. Themes include scientific responsibility and social justice, the roles of gender, race, and power, the motivation of individual scientists, strategies for organizing, and scientists’ impact within social movements. Case studies include atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons and the nuclear freeze campaign, climate science and environmental justice, the civil rights movement, Vietnam War protests, the March 4 movement at MIT, concerns about genetic engineering, gender equality, intersectional feminism, and student activism at MIT.
Read a profile of the class "Scientists as Engaged Citizens" by the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.

Subject:
Atmospheric Science
Gender and Sexuality Studies
Physical Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Bertschinger, Edmund
Date Added:
09/01/2019
Science Learning
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Genetic Engineering interactive learning website that includes:
Journey of a Gene - Learn the steps of genetic engineering to help us make soybeans that are resistant to Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome.
Enviropig - Learn the steps of genetic engineering to help us make environmentally friendly pigs.
Genetic Engineering: Oomycete - Learn the steps of genetic engineering used in the process of developing oomycete resistant soybean.
Farmers, Consumers, and GMOs - The world in which we live is constantly changing. Farmers and consumers need to adapt in order to deal with those changes. The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is one way to help them with adapting. The purpose of this learning environment is to provide the knowledge necessary to assist farmers and consumers to navigate through our changing world.

Subject:
Agriculture
Career and Technical Education
Genetics
Life Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Author:
Universtiy of Nebraska - Lincoln
Date Added:
07/25/2019
Super Salmon
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This video segment from FRONTLINE/NOVA: "Harvest of Fear" explores genetic modification of salmon and possible consequences.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Life Science
Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
Teaching Evolution Case Studies: Marilyn Havlik
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Marilyn Havlik leads students through a simulation of the Hardy-Weinberg Principle to develop their understanding of population genetics.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Author:
Clear Blue Sky Productions
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
Transforming Bacteria
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This animation produced by WGBH and Digizyme, Inc. demonstrates the experimental technique used to introduce DNA plasmids inside bacterial cells, a process called bacterial transformation.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Amgen Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
12/19/2011
Using a Micropipette
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This video adapted from the University of Leicester demonstrates the proper use of different-sized micropipettes to measure precise volumes of liquid in the lab.

Subject:
Applied Science
Engineering
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Amgen Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/08/2011