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97 resources with the concept hormones

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What Causes PMS?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Scholars learn about premenstrual syndrome and its causes. An informative video explains how levels of estrogen and progesterone affect serotonin and other hormones in the body.
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How Does Adderall™ Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How does taking a drug designed to speed the body up calm a brain that's working too fast already? Health scholars examine the effects of Adderall and other amphetamine compounds using a video from the American Chemical Society's...
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Why Too Much Stress Is Bad For You

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Papers to grade, parents to call, meetings to attend ... there seems to be no end to stress! What happens to our bodies if we are under too much stress for too long? Examine the facts through an insightful video from the American...
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What's the Deal with Acne?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Use science to treat acne outbreaks! Scholars learn the immune response that creates their dreaded pimples. An ACS Reactions video lesson explains how bacteria and white blood cells interact to create these blemishes and how hormones...
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What is Addiction?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why do our bodies become addicted to some substances? Young psychologists explore the mechanisms of addiction through a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. Content includes the cycle of addiction, changes that...
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This Is Your Brain on Music

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Why does music affect people so deeply? Explore how music impacts the human brain through a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. The narrator discusses the anticipatory elements in different styles of music and...
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Plant Hormones: Tropisms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do stems grow up and roots grow down? A video from the Fuse School Plants playlist explains the four types of tropisms that control plant growth. Simple graphics demonstrate the importance of each type of tropism for various parts of...
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Newt Sex: Buff Males! Writhing Females! Cannibalism!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Taricha torosa travel up to three miles in order to reproduce, an impressive feat for something only six inches long. The video explains their mating rituals, which many consider rough and forceful. With a little cannibalism after...
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Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Snail Sex

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Birds do it, bees do it ... and snails do their own strange form of it. Discover the awkward encounter between hermaphrodite snails that ultimately results in sexual reproduction. The narrator of the short video explains the purpose for...
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Reproductive System – Male Reproductive System (Part 2)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The narrator of this short video about the male reproductive system begins by comparing egg and sperm. He then discusses how sperm is produced, how and which hormones play a role in sperm production, how sperm mature, and how they leave...
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Healthy Bodies for Boys

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Create an inclusive space for scholars to gain milestone information about their growing bodies with a unit designed to meet the needs of learners with disabilities. Topics include the onset of puberty, hormones, hygiene, and more!   
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Healthy Bodies for Girls

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Make human growth development education an inclusive experience with a guide to puberty designed to  support girls with disabilities. Topics include exercise, hygiene, menstruation, and more!
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Reproductive System – Pregnancy and Development (Part 4)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A uterus grows to more than 500 times its original size over the course of a pregnancy. The 43rd video in a series of 47 focuses on pregnancy and embryo development. The narrator begins with fertilization, discussing cell divisions that...
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Reproductive System – Female Reproductive System (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils learn about menstruation and the female reproductive system in the 40th video of 47. Beginning with the anatomy and moving into hormones and ovulation, the narrator teaches an abundance of vocabulary and information regarding...
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Endocrine System – Glands and Hormones (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hug it out! Hugging releases oxytocin, a hormone proven to reduce swelling, thus hugging can heal physical wounds faster. Hormones control many things in the body, from healing it to causing emotions, so understanding more about them is...
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Sympathetic Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sympathetic nervous system's job is to prepare the body in situations that threaten your survival. Video 14 in a series of 47 about the body specifically focuses on the sympathetic nervous system and stress. The narrator explains how...
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Endocrine System – Hormone Cascades (Part 2)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
More than 27 million Americans have some type of thyroid disease. In the 24th video in a series of 47, scholars see how the hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid axis works in the human body. The narrator then explores what happens to the body...
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Social Interaction and the 'Bliss Molecule'

For Students 9th - 12th
Increased oxytocin helps people read facial expressions with greater accuracy. Video explores the way this hormone impacts social interactions and highlights the way scientists perform research to confirm the findings. Then the video...
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Endocrine System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The pineal gland in the endocrine system secretes melatonin which helps humans sleep. In this human body video, scholars explore the major parts of the endocrine system. The instructor explains the roles of hormones, glands, and cells...
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Great Glands - Your Endocrine System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Diabetes is the most common endocrine disorder in the United States, affecting about eight percent of the total population. The working parts of the endocrine system are examined in a video that demonstrates how cells receive information...
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The Endocrine System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Study the importance of hormones, the glands that release the hormones, the path of communication the hormones signal, and how they work to target specific cells. An informative presentation explains steroids, peptides, diabetes,...
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How Does the Thyroid Manage Your Metabolism?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Hidden in our neck is an important, but often overlooked, little organ called the thyroid. Enjoy this short video as it explains the vital role this powerful organ plays in controlling the function of all the cells in our body, as well...
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The Teenage Brain Explained

For Students 9th - 12th
This may answer some of your questions about your students' behavior, as well as explain to them the development stage that their brains are in. The roles of adrenal glands, apocrine (sweat) glands, and pituitary glands are explained as...
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Hormones and Stress

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As a more personal part of a unit on brain chemistry, your class discusses stressful situations and the body's response to them. They talk about how, while the reactions are initially helpful, some can be harmful to your health. Finally,...