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Conversations with History: Revolution in the Biological Sciences, with Sir John Gurdon
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Host Harry Kreisler Welcomes Professor Sir John Gurdon for a discussion of advances in research on cell biology. Sir John reflects on his career as a scientist including his path breaking research on cloning. He offers insights into the implications of the revolution in the biological sciences.(46 min)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Biology
Genetics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
06/13/2010
GLOBE Videos: Overview (10:59 min)
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This video highlights students taking scientific measurements to support investigations in atmospheric science, hydrology, soils, and land cover. It shows students reporting data through the Web, creating scientific visualizations for analysis, and collaborating with students and scientists around the world. This is one two introductory videos in the 24-part GLOBE video series. GLOBE (Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment) is a worldwide, hands-on, K-12 school-based science education program.

Subject:
Education
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Atmospheric Science
Hydrology
Oceanography
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Date Added:
11/05/2014
GLOBE Videos: Overview (3:19 min)
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This video highlights students taking scientific measurements to support investigations in atmospheric science, hydrology, soils, and land cover. It shows students reporting data through the Web, creating scientific visualizations for analysis, and collaborating with students and scientists around the world. This is one of two introductory videos in the 24-part GLOBE video series. GLOBE (Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment) is a worldwide, hands-on, K-12 school-based science education program.

Subject:
Education
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Atmospheric Science
Hydrology
Oceanography
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Date Added:
11/05/2014
Interview with Kwame Atsina
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This four minute and three second video from Howard Hughes Medical Institute presents an interview with Kwame Atsina. This interview depicts an undergraduate who discusses what it's like to be in a lab doing scientific research. It is available in QuickTime (MOV) and Windows Media (WMV) formats. It is featured on the 2007 Holiday Lectures DVD: AIDS: Evolution of an Epidemic available free from HHMI. This and other infectious disease videos can also be found at: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/disease/video.html.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Date Added:
05/31/2012
Interview with Silvia Caballero
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This four minute and eight second video from Howard Hughes Medical Institute presents what it is like to be student of science. An interview with Silvia Caballero, an undergraduate who discusses what it's like to be in a lab doing scientific research. It is available in QuickTime (MOV) and Windows Media (WMV) formats. It is featured on the 2007 Holiday Lectures DVD: AIDS: Evolution of an Epidemic available free from HHMI. This and other infectious disease videos can also be found at: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/disease/video.html.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Date Added:
05/31/2012
Interview with Tobi Ogbechie
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This three minute forty three second video from Howard Hughes Medical Institute presents an interview with Tobi Ogbechie. Ogbechie is an undergraduate who discusses what it's like to be in a lab doing scientific research. This video is available in QuickTime (MOV) and Windows Media (WMV) formats. It is featured on the 2007 Holiday Lectures DVD: AIDS: Evolution of an Epidemic available free from HHMI. This and other infectious disease videos can also be found at: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/disease/video.html.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Date Added:
05/31/2012
Perspectives on Ocean Science: Algae, The World's Most Important "Plants"
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Believe it or not, your life depends on algae! Join Scripps' Institution's Russell Chapman as he discusses the important roles algae have played in the development of life as we know it. (55 minutes)

Subject:
Ecology
Oceanography
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. San Diego
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
12/14/2010
Perspectives on Ocean Science: Bringing the Information Superhighway to the Dirt Road and the High Seas
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Join Frank Vernon as he discusses ROADNet, a new project that allows a wide variety of environmental research projects to stream data via Wireless and satellite communications in order to observe our dynamic environment. (29 minutes)

Subject:
Ecology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. San Diego
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
06/11/2006
Perspectives on Ocean Science: California Sea Grant - Marine Science Applied to Contemporary Issues
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The largest of the 30 National Sea Grant programs, California Sea Grant draws on the talents of scientists and engineers at public and private universities throughout the state. Join Dr. Russ Moll as he describes how the program contributes to the growing body of knowledge about coastal and marine resources and helps solve contemporary marine-related problems. (26 minutes)

Subject:
Biology
Ecology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. San Diego
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
07/13/2010
Perspectives on Ocean Science: DNA Forensics in Marine Ecology
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The advent of rapid methods for sequencing DNA has resulted in major advances in our understanding of the Evolution and distribution of a wide variety of marine organisms. Join Scripps researcher Ron Burton as he describes the surprising array of applications for these techniques in marine science. (56 minutes)

Subject:
Biology
Ecology
Genetics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. San Diego
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
03/15/2011
Perspectives on Ocean Science: Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vents - Exploring Life in the Extreme
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In the late 1970s, scientists conducting a geologic investigation of the ocean floor in the Pacific made a startling discovery - deep ocean hot springs populated by a host of organisms never before seen. Join Dr. Horst Felbeck as he describes his fascinating research into what makes life possible in this seemingly inhospitable environment. (43 minutes)

Subject:
Ecology
Geology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. San Diego
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
05/11/2010
Perspectives on Ocean Science: Earth Observation - The View From SIO
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The world's leaders have committed to creating a Global Earth Observing System - a massive network to provide a continuous and comprehensive picture of the Earth and its environment. This "system of systems" would provide an understanding of changing conditions on our Planet and support decision-making affecting the world's economy. Dr. Charles Kennel, Director of SIO, will describe the U.S. contributions to this international initiative and will talk about the extensive Earth observing capabilities at SIO. (59 minutes)

Subject:
Biology
Ecology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. San Diego
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
03/08/2009
Perspectives on Ocean Science: Future Stewards of Our Planet
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Learn about the challenging research work of three outstanding fellowship students at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Explore topics as diverse as climate science, sub-seafloor mapping and coastal oceanography and hear and studentsŐ visions for the future of their research. (49 minutes)

Subject:
Oceanography
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. San Diego
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
04/10/2012
Perspectives on Ocean Science: Future Stewards of Our Planet - Scripps Oceanography Fellowship Students
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Learn about the challenging work of several fellowship students at Scripps Institution of Oceanography as they share visions for the future of their work. (57 minutes)

Subject:
Oceanography
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. San Diego
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
03/12/2012
Perspectives on Ocean Science: Global Sea Level: An Enigma
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The rate of global sea level rise and its causes has been debated for a century.Ę Despite 100 years of scientific scrutiny, no definitive conclusion has been reached.Ę Join Dr. Walter Munk as he describes why 20th century sea level rise remains an enigma, and why scientists still grapple with whether seawater warming or continental ice melting had the greatest influence. (53 minutes)

Subject:
Oceanography
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. San Diego
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
05/13/2008