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158 resources with the concept cancer

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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series for high schoolers is divided into 18 lessons that examine alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; emotional and behavioral health; infectious diseases; and conditions such as diabetes,...
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TeachEngineering: NanoTech - Insights into a Nano-Sized World

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Ferrofluids, quantum dots, and good nanoparticles. Young material scientists and engineers are introduced to the field of nanoscience with two lessons and four activities. Topics covered include an introduction to nanotechnology and its...
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TeachEngineering: Keepers of the Gate

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Red Rover, Red Rover, send young intracellular engineers right over! In this unit of the TeachEngineering series, scholars tackle the challenge of determining why Grandmother’s suggestion of gargling with salt water to relieve a sore...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 3, Unit 1

For Teachers 10th Standards
Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks asks readers to consider whether the experiments on the author's mother's cells, without her consent, were worth the information gained about cancer, about gene mapping, and about...
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Who's at Risk for Colon Cancer?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Colon cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Scholars learn how colon cancer develops and spreads. They also learn risk factors, tests, and treatments before answering eight comprehension questions.
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Do Cell Phones Cause Brain Tumors?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It appears everyone has a cell phone, but are they damaging our health? A thought-provoking video addresses this question by pulling together multiple studies from around the world. It explains the methodology and conclusions of each.
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Watch the Screen!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can a sponge cure cancer? Life science pupils visit the drugstore under the sea in the fifth lesson of six. Working groups research the topic then get hands-on experience by testing the inhibiting effects of several plant extracts on E....
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Shedding a "Little" Light on Cancer Surgery

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Many types of cancer treatments now depend on nanotechnology—a big "little" discovery. Scholars begin by removing "malignant" tissue from simulated brains, one using fluorescent markers thanks to nanotechnology and one without. This...
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Population Variation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Tasmanian devils are scavengers who eat dead animals including the bones and fur. A video begins with cancer in Tasmanian devils to demonstrate the importance of genetic variation. Then examples such as the black-footed ferret and AIDS...
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What is Cancer?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This year, an estimated 1,685,210 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, and 595,690 people will die from the disease. Learners define cancer, see how and why it grows in the body, how doctors can treat it, and what...
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What Happens When Your DNA Is Damaged?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Did you know that your DNA can be damaged tens of thousands of times per day? Learn about the ways that damage to just one strand of your DNA can be fixed, or in extreme examples, result in genetic mutation such as cancer. 
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What Is Leukemia?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Leukemia afflicts children more than any other type of cancer. Pupils explore the nature of harmful mutations in cell DNA, the reproduction of damaged cells in blood and bone marrow, and their effect on normal functions of the human body.
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The Cancer Gene We All Have

For Students 9th - 12th
What is cancer? And why don't we all have it? These concepts are explored and tumor suppressor genes are introduced in this animated feature. This nutshell of information is fully packed and makes an outstanding resource for your biology...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells....
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 2005 version of the Regents High School Examination in the area of ecology is as comprehensive as previous years' exams. It consists of 40 multiple choice questions on everything from the structure of DNA to the interactions within...
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Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of...
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All Choked Up By Smoking Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Scholars use the article "More College Young scholars Are Smoking, Study Says" as a springboard for discussion on the reasons why people smoke cigarettes. They investigate different methods of graphing statistics by using the data...
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Skin Cancer: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lather up! That's the takeaway from two activities that focus on skin cancer. To begin, class members read articles to gather information about sun exposure, tanning, and skin cancer. They use this information to design a pamphlet to...
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Smoking: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The increase in the number of restrictions placed on smoking represents a clear shift in the understanding of the dangers of both the short term and long term consequences of tobacco use. But people still light up. Three activities help...
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What is HPV and How Can You Protect Yourself From It?

For Students 9th - 12th
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted virus. A short video explains what the virus is, how it spreads, the harm the virus can cause, and prevention techniques.
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How Does Chemotherapy Work?

For Students 6th - 12th
Who would imagine that the use of mustard gas during World War I would lead to the discovery of chemotherapy? Learn more about how an investigation into this terrible weapon of war leads to the development of this modern cancer treatment.
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Hacking Bacteria to Fight Cancer

For Students 6th - 12th
The research being done in the field of synthetic biology holds tremendous possibilities for cancer patients. Here is a short video that details how synthetic biologists are learning how to program bacteria to attack tumors. 
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Could a Breathalyzer Detect Cancer?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Wouldn't it be lovely if cancer detection could be as easy as blowing into a tube? Alas, the process is very complicated. Follow along as the narrator explains some of the problems in using a device like a breathalyzer to detect cancer....
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Concepts of Biology – 1st Canadian Edition

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How diverse are living things? Individuals explore topics such as cells as the foundation for life, cell division and genetics, molecular biology, and animal reproduction using an open resource Biology textbook. They learn key terms...