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Mini lectures: cancer

 

This video can be used as an introduction to the topic of cancer as itgives an overview to the process. It provides a clear explanation of many of the key terms used when discussing cancer formation

Key terms explained: meiosis, mitosis,apoptosis, mutation, tumour, oncogenesis, mutagens, reverse...

Mini lectures: drug targets

This video has a run time of 8 minutes. It discusses the ways of delivering drugs. the research and design of various drug types are discussed with a brief explanation of the mode of action of these drugs. It includes clips from lectures by the original scientists researching and designing drugs.

Key terms...

Cartesian components of vectors

This resource from Mathcentre explores vectors in two and three-dimensions, how to calculate the length of a position vector and the angle between a position vector and an x axis. After reading through the text and completed the exercise questions, students should be able to: 

  • coordinate unit vectors...

Dietitian

Julia is a dietitian for Addenbrookes Hospital, she discusses her role in this video.

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Fisheries technical officer

In this video, Matt describes how he became a fisheries technical officer for the Environment Agency.  His job is to monitor river habitats...

Temperate horticultural curator

Robert is a temperate horticultural curator at the Eden Project.  Curriculum links could include biodiversity, human impact on the environmental science, photosynthesis, limiting factors, plants, ecosystems, biomes, nutrient cycling, habitats, interdependence....

Entomologist

Deagan is an entomologist for the Forestry Commission, and has traveled the world as part of his job.

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Pollution, prevention and control officer

Charlotte is a Pollution, Prevention and Control Officer for the Environment Agency - "you could say I'm a policeman for the environment". In the video Charlotte explains that she found it a challenge being a woman in chemical engineering but had support from her university professor. The Environment Agency offered...

Becoming an ecologist

Amy is an ecologist working with the Forestry Commission. Amy is very frank in the video about her school history, describing her school reports as "less than shiny", and the video conveys how applied scientific research focuses her naturally curious nature.

In the video Amy describes how she writes computer...

Environment officer

Manna is an environmental officer for the Environment Agency, she discusses her role in this video.   The team she works in inspects businesses to ensure they are managing their waste...

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