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Discovery Education™ Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye: Biology

Join Bill Nye as he delves into the Greatest Discoveries in Biology

$80.95 - $80.95

Specifications

Copyright Year 2005
Grade 6 to 12
Includes Marc Record, Teacher's Guide
Run Time 45 min.
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Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye: Biology DVD DVD Each for $80.95
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Specifications

Copyright Year 2005
Grade 6 to 12
Includes Marc Record, Teacher's Guide
Run Time 45 min.

Bill Nye explains how the early use of microscopes and Anton Van Leeuwenhock's accidental discovery set the stage for studying microorganisms. He also explores 19th century research breakthroughs.

Topics include:

  • Cell division
  • Cell differentiation
  • Neurotransmitters and hormones
  • How the discovery of mitochondria has helped us understand reproduction, ancestral lines, and cancer
  • How cells convert sugars, fats, and proteins into energy in the Krebs Cycle
  • The process of photosynthesis
  • How the discovery of the ecosystem process bridged biology with physics, chemistry, and other fields of science that describe the environment

Running time: 45 min.