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Your Genes: Your Future


Your Genes: Your Future

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Item Number:
DCS DC773812
Price:
$59.95
Format:
DVD
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Length:
54 min.
Copyright:
2004
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
Discovery Channel School
Grade Level:
6 - 8
ISBN:
1587384965
Summary:
Today's scientists are making great strides in understanding how heredity affects our health and other aspects of our lives. Four segments address the role of genetics in modern medicine. Cell Forms and Functions--Introduces the cell and explains how it functions. Mapping the Human Genome--Follows scientific attempts to prevent disease through manipulation of the human genome. Big as Life: Obesity in America--Explores the growing trend of toward obesity in the United States. Healthy Habits--Examines how nicotine, alcohol, and depression can threaten an individual's health. Through this presentation, students learn how our growing knowledge of genetics may transform health care in the 21st century.

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