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ESO 3. Biology and Geology

1. Organization of Living Matter
Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates

Great video that makes use of the Periodic Table to explain how a glucose molecule, the primary component of many bigger carbohydrates, is chemically constructed.

Produced by Cassiopeia Project

Lipids

Lipids

See how a triglicerid, the most typical lipid molecule, is built from three fatty acids and one molecule of glycerine.

Produced by Cassiopeia Project

Proteins

Proteins

Learn how a protein molecule is built up until it is fully functional.

Produced by Cassiopeia Project

DNA Structure

DNA Structure

Learn how a molecule of DNA is structured.

DNA

DNA

Learn the structure, organisation and function of DNA.

Produced by Cassiopeia Project

DNA wrapping and replication

DNA wrapping and replication

The first part shows the DNA coiling four consecutive times to make up the chromosomes. The second shows the process of DNA duplication before cell division.

Cells

Cells

Learn about the types of cells, their components and their functions.

Nucleus Medical Media

Chromosomes

Chromosomes

How many chromosomes do humans have? How about a dog? Check out this video to find out more about chromosomes.

Produced by Cassiopeia Project

3D human anatomy

3D human anatomy

3D visualization from actual CAT scan and MRI data of living subjects.

Produced by Edmond Alexander

Male anatomy

Male anatomy

A 360 degree view of the male anatomy.

Produced by Cassiopeia Project

Female anatomy

Female anatomy

A 360 degree view of the male anatomy.

Produced by Cassiopeia Project

2. Nutrition in Humans
Digestive system

Digestive system

Short introductory video on the function of the digestive system.

Digestion

Digestion

Watch the digestion process.

Respiratory system (I)

Respiratory system (I)

Respiration Medical Animation, with detailed information on the respiratory system.

Argosy Medical Animation

Respiratory system (II)

Respiratory system (II)

Comprehend the structure and location of various respiratory organs that together make the respiratory system and explore the continuous process of breathing.

Produced by DesignMate Pvt. Ltd.

Respiratory system (III)

Respiratory system (III)

This video gives a detailed description of the anatomy and physiology of the lungs.

Nucleus Medical Media

Respiratory system (IV)

Respiratory system (IV)

The mechanism of breathing and the anatomy of the organs that carry out this activity, brought vividly to life through revealing animation and x-ray motion pictures.

Produced by the Phoenix Learning Group

Gas exchange

Gas exchange

Learn how gas exchange is performed in the alveoli.

3D view of diaphragm

3D view of diaphragm

View of diaphragm during respiration.

Produced by 3D-Yoga.com

Oxygen and carbon dyoxide

Oxygen and carbon dyoxide

Learn about how the blood oxygenates and deoxygenates.

Circulatory system (I)

Circulatory system (I)

Learn about the journey of the blood throughout the body.

Circulatory system (II)

Circulatory system (II)

Watch the path of a red blood cell around the body.

Produced by Britannica.com

Heart anatomy

Heart anatomy

Learn the parts of the heart and how they work.

Nucleus Medical Media

Rotating heart

Rotating heart

Watch the heart's valves working in a translucent rotating heart.

The work of the heart (I)

The work of the heart (I)

Learn about the heart's pumping action, its valves, chambers, movements and function.

The work of the heart (II)

The work of the heart (II)

Learn how the pumping action of the heart is triggered.

The work of the heart (III)

The work of the heart (III)

Learn how the heart manages to deliver nutrients to all of your body.

Nucleus Medical Media

The work of the heart (IV)

The work of the heart (IV)

Learn the components and inner working of the heart.

Nucleus Medical Media

Anatomy of the aorta

Anatomy of the aorta

Learn the parts of the aorta artery.

Nucleus Medical Media

Urinary system

Urinary system

Overall view on the roles of the different organs in the urinary system.

The function of the nephron

The function of the nephron

Learn how urine is progressively made in the different parts of every nephron.

3. Interaction in Humans
Neurones

Neurones

Introductory video to the role of neurones in the human body.

Produced by Cassiopeia Project

Nervous system (I)

Nervous system (I)

Short introductory video on the function of the nervous system.

Nervous system (II)

Nervous system (II)

Explore the nervous system through a series of animated sequences that trace the structure of neurons and illuminate biochemical impulses.

Produced by The Phoenix Learning Group

Brain anatomy

Brain anatomy

This video shows the anatomy and function of the brain using color coded areas.

Nucleus Medical Media

Backbone anatomy

Backbone anatomy

Cervical spine and intervertebral disc anatomy.

Brain 101

Brain 101

The brain constitutes only about 2 percent of the human body, yet it is responsible for all of the body's functions. Learn about the parts of the human brain, as well as its unique defenses, like the blood brain barrier.

National Geographic

Skin, nails and hair

Skin, nails and hair

Short introductory video on the function of the skin, the nails and the hair.

Seeing

Seeing

Short introductory video on the process of seeing.

Hearing and balance (I)

Hearing and balance (I)

Short introductory video on the senses of hearing and equilibrium.

Smelling and tasting

Smelling and tasting

Short introductory video on the senses of smelling and tasting.

Endocrine system

Endocrine system

Short introductory video on the function of the endocrine system and the hormones.

Motor apparatus

Motor apparatus

Short introductory video on the function and components of the motor apparatus.

4. Reproduction in Humans
Female reproductive system

Female reproductive system

The female reproductive system with some detail.

Ovulation

Ovulation

This video explains in detail the part of the menstrual cycle where the ovary releases an egg to be fertilized during conception.

Nucleus Medical Media

Human ovulation footage

Human ovulation footage

Human ovulation captured on film for the first time.

The Menstrual cycle

The Menstrual cycle

Learn how hormones control the menstrual cycle.

Produced by How the Body Works

Reproduction

Reproduction

Short introductory video to the reproductive process in humans.

Fertilization

Fertilization

Excellent animation showing fertilization in detail.

Nucleus Medical Media

From conception to birth

From conception to birth

Great speechless animation of the nine-months journey towards chilbirth.

Cell to embryo

Cell to embryo

Watch the amazing transformation of a fertilized egg into an 8-week embryo in this video made from magnetic resonance images.

University of Michigan

From weeks 6 to 12

From weeks 6 to 12

Animation showing the changes between the sixth and the twelfth week of gestation.

Development of the fetus (I)

Development of the fetus (I)

Stage by stage description of the changes during human fetal development.

Development of the fetus (II)

Development of the fetus (II)

Stage by stage depiction of the human fetal development.

Development of the fetus (III)

Development of the fetus (III)

How a baby grows and develops from an embryo stage till the birth day.

Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis

This animation shows an amniocentesis procedure to test the amniotic fluid during pregnancy.

Nucleus Medical Media

Childbirth (I)

Childbirth (I)

Animation of a normal vaginal birth.

Childbirth (II)

Childbirth (II)

Detailed explanation on how a typical childbirth takes place.

Childbirth (III)

Childbirth (III)

Excellent animation showing labour and delivery.

Nucleus Medical Media

Birth control pills

Birth control pills

Learn about the female reproductive system, the roles of estrogen and progesterone in the menstrual cycle and the use of contraceptive pills.

Nucleus Medical Media

Intrauterine device

Intrauterine device

Both hormonal and copper intrauterine devices are shown, and how they prevent pregnancy is explained.

Nucleus Medical Media

Vasectomy

Vasectomy

This video shows a traditional and non scalpel vasectomy procedure.

Nucleus Medical Media

In Vitro fertilization

In Vitro fertilization

This video shows the process by which a woman's eggs are fertilized outside her body and then placed inside her body to help her get pregnant.

Nucleus Medical Media

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

This video shows how doctors perform intrauterine insemination (IUI), which is sometimes called artificial insemination.

Nucleus Medical Media

Childbirth the Monty Python's way

Childbirth the Monty Python's way

Fragment from the Monty Python's film "The meaning of Life"… with the very expensive machine that goes "ping".

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5. Health and Disease
Heart Attack Due to Atherosclerosis

Heart Attack Due to Atherosclerosis

This narrated medical animation illustrates the story of a heart attack (myocardial infarction) from a blocked coronary artery due to atherosclerosis.

Nucleus Medical Media

Stroke

Stroke

This video gives a thorough explanation of stroke, covering anatomy and physiology, different types of stroke, and treatment.

Nucleus Medical Media

Smoking Causes Cancer, heart disease, emphysema

Smoking Causes Cancer, heart disease, emphysema

This animation shows the health risks of smoking tobacco.

Nucleus Medical Media

Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes

This animation explains the causes, symptoms and treatment of type 1 diabetes, a condition in which your pancreas does not produce insulin.

Nucleus Medical Media

Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes

This animation shows type 2 diabetes, a condition in which the level of sugar in the blood is too high.

Nucleus Medical Media

Infection fighters

Infection fighters

Short introductory video on the immune system and the skin as infection fighters of our body.

White blood cell chasing a bacterium

White blood cell chasing a bacterium

Watch a neutrophil white blood cell going after a bacterium in the blood.

HIV and AIDS

HIV and AIDS

This video shows the function of white blood cells in normal immunity. It also portrays how the human HIV affects the immune system and causes AIDS.

Nucleus Medical Media

7. Rocks
Rocks

Rocks

An overview of the rock transformation processes on our planet.

Produced by Cassiopeia Project

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