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Characteristics of Life

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Ages: 13 - 18
Does Ethics Stop Us From Cloning?
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This medical video looks into the ethical argument behind cloning. It provides an overview of what the process is about and how some people consider it a moral problem. The video is a good start for a debate, but the video is dated in terms of resear... [more]
August 15, 2011 at 04:06 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Introduction Anatomy Physiology: What Is Life? (01:01)
From YouTube, produced by mrfordsclass
The first lesson in the introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology. This video takes a look at the characteristics that all life has in common. (08:31)
September 23, 2014 at 09:41 AM
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Ages: 9 - 13
The Kingdoms of Life by StudyJams
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
Scientists group organisms, or living things, with similar traits together.  Kingdoms are the largest group, and there are five of them: plant, animal, fungus, protist, and bacteria.  Grouping organisms into kingdoms helps scientists understand the s... [more]
May 14, 2011 at 11:43 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Carl Sagan: Wanderers
From wimp.com, produced by Carl Sagan
This is a ten-minute professionally-made video on man as a wanderer. The video offers a brief history of why man continues to look for new challenges. It is also a good introduction into immigration and space exploration...in the last decade man has ... [more]
August 13, 2010 at 07:56 PM
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Ages: 5 - 10
Is it Alive?
From teachersdomain.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
Despite technological advances that have produced machines with lifelike qualities, most people can easily distinguish between what is living and nonliving. Or can they? This video includes some "fuzzy" examples that will make students question the m... [more]
August 28, 2010 at 10:42 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Ingredients for Life - Water
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
Earth provides a comfortable and temperate environment for a wide variety of living organisms. However, in the past few decades, scientists have discovered unusual life forms thriving in areas where the majority of living things on Earth could never ... [more]
September 5, 2010 at 08:11 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Finding the Molecular Answer to Mendel's Pea Color Experiments
From YouTube, produced by Mike Shaw
Plant & Food Research scientists have helped discover the key to one of biology's most well-known experiments -- the gene that controls pea flower color. (03:43)
November 3, 2011 at 06:27 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
The 7 Characteristics of Life
From YouTube
This is a student-created project about the characteristics of life. (01:49) (I did see one typo in the presentation. The word 'receive' was spelled incorrectly.)
December 13, 2011 at 08:23 PM
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Ages: 5 - 12
What is Alive? Answered by Robin Williams
From YouTube, produced by Sesame Street
The famous comedian Robin Williams uses humor to teach a lesson on living things. To find out if something is alive, you have to ask three questions:  Does it eat?  Does it breathe? Does it grow? Robin Williams uses his shoe as an example of somethin... [more]
November 21, 2008 at 05:34 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
What is Life?
From YouTube, produced by Dr. Rebecca W. Keller
In this twelve-minute video (which is essentially a slide show)' Dr. Keller explores the question "What is life?" (11:58)
December 7, 2011 at 10:26 PM
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