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Plant Biology

Plant structure

PLNT_001k - Intro to parts of plants

PLNT_002k - The role of the flower

PLNT_003k - How the stem is supported

PLNT_004k - Structure of the root

PLNT_006k - Phloem and zylem

PLNT_005k - Transpiration

PLNT_007k - Water Movement in Plants

PLNT_008k - Structure of the leaf

PLNT_009k - Role of the stomata

PLNT_010k - How plants reduce water loss

Packaging the sun's energy

PLNT_011k - What is Photosynthesis?

PLNT_012k - Photosynthesis equation

PLNT_013k - What affects the rate of reaction of photosynthesis?

PLNT_014k - How reactancts and products get into and out of a leaf

PLNT_015k - Respiration in plants

PLNT_016k - How do plants use glucose?

Plant nutrients and growth

PLNT_022k - Plant growth

PLNT_017k - What nutrients do plants need?

PLNT_018k - Nutrient deficiency in plants

PLNT_019k - Auxins and other plant hormones

PLNT_020k - Tropism

PLNT_021k - How do we use plant hormones?

PLNT_023k - Meristematic cells

Health & Drugs

Pathogens and Disease

HLTH_001 - Infectious disease, HLTH_001p1 - in-depth example of infectious disease

HLTH_002 - Non-Infectious disease, HLTH_002p1 - in-depth example of non-infectious disease

HLTH_003 - How bacteria causes illness, HLTH_003p1 - salmonella

HLTH_004 - How viruses cause illness, HLTH_004p1 - The common cold

HLTH_005 - How pathogens get into the body

HLTH_006 - How pathogens are spread, HLTH_006p1 - Animal vectors (malaria and dysentary), HLTH_006p2 - Coughing and sneezing

HLTH_007 - How our bodies defend against micro-organisms

HLTH_008 - Preventing the spread of disease

Fighting Disease

HLTH_009 - The immune system, HLTH_009p1 - In depth: white blood cells, HLTH_009.1 - The lymphatic system

HLTH_010 - What are vaccines?, HLTH_010p1 - Eliminating polio

HLTH_011 - Active and passive immunity

HLTH_012 - Risks of vaccination, HLTH_012p1 - MMR vaccine scare

HLTH_013 - Antibiotics, HLTH_013p1 - Fleming's discovery of Penicillin

HLTH_014 - Antiseptics

HLTH_015 - Testing antibiotics and antiseptics


HLTH_016 - A balanced diet

HLTH_017 - Food types

HLTH_018 - Protein in the diet

HLTH_019 - Storing food

HLTH_020 - Obesity and BMI

HLTH_021 - Nutritional deficiencies and anorexia


HLTH_022 - Blood pressure

HLTH_023 - Heart Disease

HLTH_024 - Coronary thrombosis

HLTH_025 - Heart irregularities

HLTH_026 - Exercise and fitness

HLTH_027 - High blood pressure

HLTH_028 - Lung problems

HLTH_029 - Kidney disease and dialysis

HLTH_030 - Organ transplants

HLTH_031 - Ethics of organ transplants

HLTH_032 - Blood transfusions

HLTH_033 - Sperm and egg donations

HLTH_034 - Fractures and sprains

Drugs & Medicines

HLTH_035 - What is a drug?

HLTH_036 - How drugs affect the synapses

HLTH_037 - Types of drug addiction

HLTH_038 - Stimulants

HLTH_039 - Painkillers

HLTH_040 - Solvents

HLTH_041 - Alcohol

HLTH_042 - Effect of alcohol on reaction time

HLTH_043 - About smoking tobacco

HLTH_044 - Dangers of smoking

HLTH_045 - Testing new drug treatments

HLTH_046 - Double blind testing

HLTH_047 - Controversial drugs

Mental Health

Ecology & Environment


ENVR_001 - What is an ecosystem

ENVR_002 - Components of ecosystems

ENVR_003 - Environmental sampling

ENVR_004 - Mapping and Zonation

ENVR_005 - Natural vs. artificial ecosystems

ENVR_006 - What is a population?

ENVR_007 - Factors affecting population size

ENVR_008 - Predator and prey cycles

ENVR_011 - Interactions within an ecosystem

Adapting and Living Together

ENVR_009 - What is adaptation?, ENVR_009p1 - Adaptations of Camels, ENVR_009p2 - Adaptations of Extremophiles

ENVR_014 - Adaptations of predators and prey, ENVR_014p1 - Co-evolution of predator and prey

ENVR_010 - What is a niche?, ENVR_010p1 - Fascinating niche example

ENVR_016 - Specialists vs. generalists, ENVR_016p1 - Specialist Bee, ENVR_016p2 - Generalist example

ENVR_013 - Interspecific and intraspecific interactions

ENVR_015 - Trophic levels, ENVR_015p1 - Trophic cascades in old field systems

ENVR_017 - Parasites and hosts, ENVR_017p1 - Thinking like a parasite

ENVR_018 - Mutualism

ENVR_019 - Ecological pyramids

ENVR_020 - Biomass pyramids

Resource flows and cycles

ENVR_021 - Energy transfer through ecosystems

ENVR_022 - Energy flow diagrams

ENVR_023 - Decomposition

ENVR_024 - The Carbon Cycle

ENVR_025 - The Nitrogen Cycle

ENVR_026 - The Water Cycle

ENVR_027 - Modern Agriculture

ENVR_028 - Making food production more efficient

Agriculture and the environment

ENVR_029 - Environmental impacts of intensive farming

ENVR_030 - Nutrient cycles in agriculture

ENVR_031 - What are fertilisers?

ENVR_032 - Environmental effects of fertilisers

ENVR_033 - Pest control

ENVR_034 - Environmental effects of pesticides

ENVR_035 - Pesticide resistance

ENVR_036 - Biological pest control

ENVR_037 - Overgrazing

ENVR_038 - Fish farming

ENVR_039 - The meaning of "sustainable development"

ENVR_040 - Ecosystem management

ENVR_041 - Methods of food preservation

ENVR_042 - Organic farming

Environmental Conservation

ENVR_043 - Biodiversity

ENVR_044 - Endangered species conservation

ENVR_045 - Inbredding and genetic variation

ENVR_046 - Deforestation

ENVR_047 - Global population growth

ENVR_048 - Atmospheric pollution

ENVR_049 - Indicators of pollution

ENVR_050 - What is the greenhouse effect?

ENVR_051 - Consequences of the greenhouse effect

ENVR_052 - Carbon footprint

ENVR_053 - Methane and the greenhouse effect

ENVR_054 - Ozone depletion

ENVR_055 - Acid rain

ENVR_056 - Eutrophication

ENVR_057 - Resource scarcity

ENVR_058 - Recycling

Animal Behaviour

ENVR_059 - Innate behaviour

ENVR_060 - Learned behaviour

ENVR_061 - Conditioning

ENVR_062 - Mating and courtship

ENVR_063 - Parental care

ENVR_064 - Animal communication

ENVR_065 - Great ape behaviour

Animal / Human Physiology

Life Processes

PHYS_001k - What is homeostasis?

PHYS_002k - Negative feedback

PHYS_003k - Organs involved in homeostasis

PHYS_004k - Temperature regulation

PHYS_005k - How the skin aters body temperature

PHYS_006k - Water balance in the body

PHYS_007k - Seven life processes

PHYS_008k - Human growth curves

PHYS_009k - How different body parts grow

PHYS_010k - How is growth measured?

Digestive system

PHYS_011k - What is digestion?

PHYS_012k - Parts of the digestive system

PHYS_013k - Muscular and glandular tissue

PHYS_014k - Small intestine and food absorption

PHYS_015k - The role of the stomach

PHYS_016k - Digestive enzymes

PHYS_017k - Bile

PHYS_018k - How food is broken down into molecules

PHYS_019k - How molecules diffuse into the blood

Respiratory system

PHYS_020k - Introduction to the respiratory system

PHYS_021k - Parts of the human respiratory system

PHYS_022k - Inhaling and exhaling

PHYS_023k - How lung volumes are measured

PHYS_024k - Gas exchange in different animals

PHYS_025k - Gas exchange in the alveoli

PHYS_026k - Respiration converts glucose to energy

PHYS_027k - What is ATP?, PHYS_027p1 - ATP Music Video

PHYS_028k - Aerobic respiration

PHYS_029k - The respiration equation

PHYS_030k - Composition of inhaled and exhaled air

PHYS_031k - Anaerobic respiration

PHYS_032k - Anaerobic respiration in muscles

PHYS_033k - Anaerobic respiration by yeast

PHYS_034k - Respiration in animals

Circulatory system

PHYS_035 - Introduction to the Circulatory System

PHYS_036 - Blood Vessels

PHYS_037 - Double circulation

PHYS_038 - Parts of the human double circulatory system

PHYS_039 - Circulatory systems of different animals

PHYS_040 - The Cardiac Cycle

PHYS_041 - Structure of the Heart

PHYS_042 - How the heart works

PHYS_043 - Heartbeat and pulse

PHYS_044 - Red blood cells

PHYS_045 - White blood cells

PHYS_046 - Plasma

PHYS_047 - Platelets

PHYS_048 - Blood groups

PHYS_049 - Blood clotting

Nervous system

PHYS_050 - Introduction to the Nervous System

PHYS_051 - Five Sense Organs

PHYS_052 - Coordination

PHYS_053 - The Central Nervous System

PHYS_054 - Nerves

PHYS_055 - Neurones

PHYS_056 - Synapses

PHYS_057 - Reflex arc

PHYS_058 - Block diagram of the reflex arc

PHYS_059 - Parts of the eye

PHYS_060 - How the eye adjusts for light and dark

PHYS_061 - How the eye focuses/ acommodation

PHYS_062 - How the eye judges distance

PHYS_063 - The brain

PHYS_064 - Memory


PHYS_076 - How is diabetes controlled?

PHYS_067 - Testosterone, oestrogen and progesterone

PHYS_068 - Differences between hormones and nerves

PHYS_069 - Stages of menstrual cycle

PHYS_070 - Birth control

PHYS_071 - Fertility treatment

PHYS_072 - Hormones in the menstrual system

PHYS_073 - Insulin

PHYS_074 - Glucagon

PHYS_075 - What is diabetes?

PHYS_065 - What are hormones?


PHYS_077 - The body's different waste materials

PHYS_078 - Introduction to the urinary system

PHYS_079 - How the kidneys remove urea

PHYS_080 - How the kidneys adjust ion content

PHYS_081 - How the kidneys adjust water content

PHYS_082 - The Nephron

PHYS_083 - Anti-Diuretic Hormone

PHYS_084 - Kidneys

Skeleton & Muscles

Engagement Video - Skeleton & Muscles

PHYS_085 - What is the skeleton?, PHYS_085p1 - Interesting examples for skeletons, PHYS_085p2 - Organisms without a Skeleton

PHYS_086 - What are bones?

PHYS_087 - Wha are Joints?

PHYS_087 - What are Muscles?

PHYS_088 - What are Tendons?

PHYS_089 - What is Cartilage?

PHYS_090 - How do bodies move?

Cells and Molecules

The building blocks of life

CELL_001k - Intro to Cells

CELL_002k - Levels of Organisation in an Organism, CELL_002p1 - Levels of organisation in the nervous system

CELL_003k - Animal Cells

CELL_004k - Plant Cells

CELL_005k - Specialised Cells

CELL_006k - Unicellular vs. Multicellular

CELL_007k - Structure of Bacteria

CELL_008k - Sperm and Egg Cells

Biological molecules

CELL_008k - Biological Molecules, CELL_008p1 - Test for glucose, CELL_008p2 - Test for starch

CELL_009k - What are proteins?

CELL_010k - Different functions of proteins

CELL_011k - What are enzymes?

CELL_012k - Collision theory and enzymes

CELL_013k - Lock and Key Mechanism

CELL_014k - Enzymes and Rate of Reaction

CELL_015k - Denaturation of enzymes

CELL_016k - What are hormones?

CELL_017k - Some important hormones

Transport in cells

CELL_018k - Diffusion, CELL_018p1 - Diffusion lab

CELL_019k - Cell membranes, CELL_019p1 - Cell membrane demonstration

CELL_020k - Osmosis, CELL_020p1 - Osmosis lab

CELL_021k - Active Transport

Genetics and Heredity

Cell Division

GENE_010 - Intro to Cell Division

GENE_011 - Mitosis

GENE_012 - Asexual reproduction

GENE_013 - Sexual reproduction

GENE_014 - What are gametes?

GENE_015 - Haploid vs. Diploid

GENE_016 - Meiosis

GENE_017 - Fertilisation

GENE_018 - Humans have 23 chromosomes

GENE_019 - Cell differentiation


GENE_020 - Genetic variation

GENE_021 - Environmental variation

GENE_022 - Variation in plants vs. animals

GENE_023 - Nature vs. nurture

Chromosomes and DNA

GENE_001 - What is DNA?

GENE_002 - Watson and Crick

GENE_003 - What is a chromosome?

GENE_004 - Structure of a chromosome

GENE_005 - What is a gene?

GENE_006 - How DNA codes for proteins

GENE_007 - What is RNA?

GENE_008 - Protein synthesis

GENE_009 - DNA Replicaiton


GENE_024 - Who was Gregor Mendel?

GENE_024 - Mendel's experiments

GENE_026 - Dominant and recessive alleles

GENE_027 - Homozygous or heterozygous

GENE_028 - Genotype and phenotype

GENE_029 - Genetic diagrams

GENE_030 - Sex determination

GENE_031 - Sex-linked inheritance

GENE_032 - Checkeboard genetic diagrams

GENE_033 - Punnett Squares

GENE_034 - Monohybrid crosses

GENE_035 - Pedigree charts

GENE_036 - Codominance

GENE_037 - What are genetic disorders?

GENE_038 - Genetic disorders: systic fibrosis

GENE_039 - Genetic disorders: sickle cell anaemia

GENE_040 - Genetic disorders: plydactyly

GENE_041 - Genetic disorders: Huntington's

Genetic Technology

GENE_042 - Genetic screening

GENE_043 - DNA Fingerprinting

GENE_044 - Asexual reproduction and cloning

GENE_045 - Modern cloning techniques

GENE_046 - Genetic Engineering

GENE_047 - Fermentation biotechnology

GENE_048 - Traditional biotechnology

GENE_049 - Recombinent DNA

GENE_050 - Genetically modified bacteria

GENE_051 - Applications of genetic modification

GENE_052 - Genetically modified crops

GENE_053 - Commercial plant cloning

GENE_054 - Genetically modified animals

GENE_055 - Stem cells

GENE_056 - Ethical issues in genetic enginering

GENE_057 - Using enzymes in genetic modification

GENE_058 - The Human Genome Project


GENE_059 - What are mutations?

GENE_060 - Types of mutations

GENE_061 - Chromosome mutations

GENE_062 - Mutation due to radiation and chemicals

GENE_063 - Harmful mutations

GENE_064 - Beneficial mutations

GENE_065 - Down's syndrome


Natural selection

EVOL_001 - Charles Darwin's observations

EVOL_002 - Darwin's theory of natural selection

EVOL_003 - Evidence for natural selection

EVOL_004 - Competition and natural selection

EVOL_005 - Different theories of evolution: Lamarck vs. Darwin

EVOL_006 - The formation of new species

EVOL_007 - Mutations and natural selection

EVOL_008 - How bacteria adapt to resist antibiotics

Artificial Selection

EVOL_009 - Artificial selection

EVOL_010 - Selective breeding

EVOL_011 - Selective breeding in farming

EVOL_012 - Drawbacks of selective breeding


EVOL_013 - The theory of evolution

EVOL_014 - Human evolution

EVOL_015 - How fossils form

EVOL_016 - Fossil evidence for evoltuion

EVOL_017 - Darwin's finches

EVOL_018 - Extinction

EVOL_019 - Classifying organisms

EVOL_020 - Kingdoms

EVOL_021 - Species

EVOL_022 - Classification system: artificial vs. natural

EVOL_023 - Naming systems


Single Celled Organisms

MICR_001k - What are microorganisms?

MICR_002k - The variety of microbes

MICR_003k - Protozoa

MICR_004k - Single celled Fungi

MICR_005k - Bacteria

MICR_006k - Viruses

MICR_007k - Plankton

Microorganism uses

MICR_008 - Making yoghurt

MICR_009 - Making alcohol

MICR_010 - Mycroprotein

MICR_011 - Making biofuels

Biology Careers

Learning Scientific inquiry

What is Scientific Inquiry in Biology?

What is Scientific Inquiry: Falsification

Scientific Inquiry: Inductive & Deductive Reasoning

Scientific Method 0: Intro & Observation

Scientific Method 1: Question

Scientific Method 2: Hypothesis

Scientific Method 3: Experiment

Scientific Method 4: Results

Scientific Method 5: Conclusions & Presenting Results

Careers in Biology

Biologist Careers: Documenting Nature

Biologist Careers: Medical Careers 1: Neuroscience

Biologist Careers: Ecologist

Biologist Careers: Science Communicator

Biologist Careers: Geneticist

Biologist Careers: Paleontologist

Biologist Careers: BioChemist

Biologist Careers: Bioengineer