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The Science of an Extreme Animal Athlete

This video follows biologist Shane Campbell-Staton, who is studying the adaptations that allow deer mice living at high elevations to stay warm and active during the winter.

Cell Biology
Evolution
Science Practices
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Identifying the Key Genes for Regeneration

This video describes how scientists silence different genes in regenerating planaria to study the process of regeneration at the molecular level.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Scientists at Work
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
How We Get Our Skin Color

This animation describes how skin color is generated by skin cells as protection against ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Coral Bleaching

This animation zooms into a coral reef to explore the tiny animals that build reefs, the photosynthetic algae inside their cells, and the damaging process of coral bleaching.

Cell Biology
Microbiology
Environmental Science
Animations
High School — General
High School — AP/IB
College
Molecular Mechanism of Synaptic Function

This animation shows how neurons send and receive signals to communicate with one another at contact points called synapses.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
How Tumors Grow

This animation shows how a tumor forms, recruits blood vessels, and enters metastasis.

Cell Biology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College
Meiosis

This animation shows how meiosis, the form of cell division unique to egg and sperm production, can give rise to sperm that carry either an X or a Y chromosome.

Cell Biology
Anatomy & Physiology
Animations
High School — AP/IB
College