Category Archives: Biology

Educational videos on biology, biological processes, evolution, and more.

How Closely Are Humans and Gorillas Related?

Gorillas are a close relative of us Humans. In fact, we share 98.6% of the same DNA. This video is from the explore team of explore.org and shows Wild Mountain Gorillas from Rwanda. Sadly, only 720 of them are left … Continue reading

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The Components Of An Immune System

This 3D animation shows the immune system response after what happens when microscopic enemies invade the body. The cascade begins with the macrophages and ends with the creation of antibodies. It provides a good overview of how the immune system … Continue reading

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How Photosynthesis Works

Photosynthesis is the process by which plants get energy from light. Most simply, it is the conversion of carbon dioxide into sugars. This means that they are able to create their own food from the sun. ┬áThis educational video shows … Continue reading

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The Process Of Glycolysis

Cellular respiration is the process by which a cell gains energy. One important step in this process is glycolysis, where cells break down glucose. This educational video gives and overview of glycolysis, step-by-step.

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Early Recognition Of Child Development Problems

Do you know all the ways you should measure your childs growth? We naturally think of height and weight, but from birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks and acts. A delay … Continue reading

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Little Power Houses – Animal Cells

All the animals on earth, including us, are made from thousands of millions of cells. Each one of these cells has a specific function and a collection of cells form tissue, which in turn forms an organ. Although different in … Continue reading

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The Photosynthesis Song! Learn How Plants make their Food

When we breathe, we take in oxygen and give out carbon dioxide and water vapour. Nature has a wonderful way to maintain equilibrium to make sure there is always enough oxygen to keep us alive. This is how plants help … Continue reading

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How Compassion Evolved

Watch journalist Robert Wright discuss how our species evolved compassion. The Golden Rule rules.

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How DNA Works – The Way DNA Duplicates Itself

DNA replication is a fundamental process occurring in all living organisms that copies their DNA. This process is “semiconservative” in that each strand of the original double-stranded DNA molecule serves as template for the reproduction of the complementary strand. Watch … Continue reading

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