Molecular Clocks Teacher Resources
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The Mammalian Molecular Clock Model
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Animals don't read clocks, so how do they know when it is time for eating, sleeping, and other cyclical needs? Viewers watch an animation of the genes and the molecular clocks inside most mammals. They compare the difference in wild...
How Long Will You Live?
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewCells only divide a specific number of times before they die at the end of the division cycle. This molecular clock is the culprit of aging. A video explores the concept with a trip to New York to discuss the phenomenon with a leading...
Measuring Circadian Activity in Drosophila
2 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How many hours should be in a day? One species of drosophila naturally prefers a 24.5 hour day, while another strongly prefers a 19-hour day. An animation and graph share data from each of these species when exposed to the typical light...