Grade 8 / Topic: Cells And Systems
THE BODY CODE
Fly through the carotid artery; explore the eye, brain, ear, and heart. Then, shrink into a cell to see its nucleus and DNA within. Discover how DNA programs the body’s cells to form the circulatory and nervous systems. Then watch from inside as we use lasers to fight disease at the cellular level.
RUNNING TIME: 22:00 minutes
SUBJECTS COVERED: living things are made of cells, types of cells, cell function, brain function, how changes to genes (mutations) may affect the function of the organism, structure of DNA, role of DNA and chromosomes in traits passed from parents to offspring.
CELL! CELL! CELL!
You consist of between 70-100 thousand million living cells (70-100 trillion). They work. They talk. They think. They are what makes you alive and this is the story of how they do it.
Join Sooki and Raj on an adventure to explore the human body as they use a series of fantastic instruments to peer inside complex living cells. Dive with them into the busy, complex world of living cells, see microscopic ‘alien trees’ and ‘wriggling slugs’ as they move across the giant 360˚screen. Uncover the mystery of DNA and discover how we all began as a single, tiny cell.
RUNNING TIME: 25:00 minutes
SUBJECTS COVERED: Biology, Life, Life Science, Science
PLEASE NOTE: the movie Includes animated scenes of sperm-egg fertilization and fetal development.