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Air Pollution
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The Phoenix metropolitan area, like many large cities, has problems with air pollution at certain times of the year. You can do a simple experiment to determine some of the factors that affect air pollution.

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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Dr. Biology
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06/10/2009
Ant Farm
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Farming ants might sound like a crazy thing to do unless you might like to eat chocolate covered ants. It turns out we can learn a lot from ants and the best way is to build your own ant farm.

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Rebecca Clark
Sabine Deviche
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06/10/2009
Bee Movie Maker
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Lights, camera, action! Well maybe not a Hollywood movie, there is a lot to be learned by filming bees. Dr. Biology talks with bee movie maker and neurobiologist Brian Smith. Listen in as the two talk about bees, Bee Movie, and even take trip inside a beehive to check out what is buzzing.

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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CJ Kazilek
Sabine Deviche
Date Added:
09/23/2009
Collecting Ants
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There are several different ways to get ants for an ant farm, depending on when you would like to start the farm and how long you would like for your ant farm to last.

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Rebecca Clark
Sabine Deviche
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09/25/2009
Did You Know Butterflies are Legally Blind?
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As you watch a butterfly navigate the flowers in your back yard, or a pesky fly avoid your flyswatter, keep in mind their vision is quite different than yours and mine.

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Kasey Yturralde
Sabine Deviche
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09/25/2009
Exercise for your Brain
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Not all exercise is the same, but all exercise can help you grow strong and keep you healthy. Exercise can also help you with your homework and that science project due at the end of the year.

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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CJ Kazilek
Gabriel Shaibi
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08/12/2009
Face to Face with Ants
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Imagine being the size of an ant. Be careful - a face-to-face encounter with an ant would be scary and potentially life-threatening! But, if you avoided being eaten, you could learn a lot about ant anatomy from a close-up view. Ants have many body parts that are normally hard to see without a magnifying glass or microscope. And each structure has its own special function.

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Dr. Biology
Sabine Deviche
Tate Holbrook
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09/22/2009
Feather Biology
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Almost everyone has wished at one time or another to be able to fly like a bird. Just the thought of soaring above your city or town without any mechanical device gives us a reason to envy these feathered animals. Also in: French | Spanish

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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CJ Kazilek
Sabine Deviche
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08/11/2009
How Do Beetles Reproduce?
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Every living thing must be able to reproduce and make offspring. Most of us are familiar with how humans and mammals make babies, but do all creatures reproduce in the same way? Do insects, like the beetle, give birth to little insects? Also in: French | Spanish

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Dr. Biology
Jenny Drnevich
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07/03/2009
I Spy an Ecosystem
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We hear the word ecosystems in the news and at school but just what are ecosystems? It turns out there are lots of ecosystems. You might even learn you have some inside you! Also in: French | Spanish

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Dr. Biology
Sabine Deviche
Tamara Harms
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09/25/2009
Mighty Morphing Tree Lizard
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Biologists at Arizona State University hope that by learning more about animal behavior, they will also be able to understand why people act the way they do.

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Danika Painter
Dr. Biology
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01/16/2009
Migrating Monarchs
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Thousands of orange and black shapes flutter through the trees. Welcome to one of the few wintering homes of the monarch butterfly. Also in: Spanish

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Dr. Biology
Tracy Fuentes
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08/12/2009
Tiny Tigers
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An interview with biologist David Pearson, an author and expert on tiger beetles. Did you know that tiger beetles can run so fast that they go blind and just what would it be like to be hunted by these tiny, but ferocious animals? These are a few of the questions that we learn the answer from our guest biologist.

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Charles Kazilek
Date Added:
06/10/2009
What's the buzz about bees and the bee genome?
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An interview with biologist Gro Amdam, one of the members of the group that brought us the bee genome. Hey just what is a genome and could bees hold the answer to aging? In this show we learn the answers to these questions and why researchers are buzzing around bees.

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Biology
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Arizona State University School of Life Sciences
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Charles Kazilek
Dr. Biology
Date Added:
06/10/2009