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The Basics of Biology brings to life the living world of biology. Subsets of biology include: The Basics of Cell Biology, The Basics of Anatomy, and The Basics of Ecology.

Each episode takes viewers on a journey across the world of biology, with life-like 3-D animation and video footage that criss-crosses the globe to bring world of biology to your screen.

Approx. 30 minutes each

For: Grades 9-12

Show descriptions:


THE BASICS OF CELL BIOLOGY

Biochemistry I: Atoms, Ions, and Molecules

Biochemistry II: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, and Nucleic Acids

Cells: The Structure of Life


THE BASICS OF ANATOMY

The Nervous System: Neurons, Networks, and the Human Brain

Respiration and Circulation: Gas Exchange, Molecular Transport

The Immunological System: Recognition, Attack, and Memory

Digestion and Excretion: Absorption, Excretion and Homeostasis

The Endocrine System: Molecular Messengers, Chemical Controls

Muscular, Skeletal, and Integumentary Systems: Defining Our Form


THE BASICS OF ECOLOGY

Aquatic Biomes: Oceans, Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands

Community Interactions: Competition, Predation, and Symbiosis

Terrestrial Biomes: Deserts, Grasslands, and Forests

How Ecosystems Work: Energy Flow and Nutrient Cycles

Populations: Biotic Potential, Environmental Resistance

Human Impact on the Biosphere