Isn't the human body incredible? From the complex systems that make it work to the numerous ways we're able to cure illnesses, there are so many fascinating subjects to study when it comes to human biology and health. Are you interested in subjects like how the body works, how best to keep it working, and how to cure everything from a common cough to cancer?

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Transform a few household objects into a model of the respiratory system, then, use it to explore how we breathe! For a lesson using this model to explore how cells are organized in the human body, click https://www.sciencebuddies.org/lesson-plans/cell_organization_in_human_body?from=YouTube . For directions on building an easier version, click Video link https://youtu.be/WJ06mrNliC0 More on the science behind these models can be found in…
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When you get the flu, viruses turn your cells into tiny factories that help spread the disease. In this animation, NPR's Robert Krulwich and medical animator David Bolinsky explain how a flu virus can trick a single cell into making a million more viruses. See and hear the rest of the story on NPR.org: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=114075029 Credit: Robert Krulwich, David Bolinsky, Jason Orfanon Copyright © 2009 NPR. All rights reserved. Visit our website terms of use…
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Internal medicine doctor Neha Kayastha, MD practices at Duke Primary Care Pickett Road. Get to know her in this video and learn more at https://www.dukehealth.org/find-doctors-physicians/neha-kayastha-md About Dr. Kayastha I am an internal medicine doctor here at Duke Health. I grew up in New Jersey and came to North Carolina for medical school. In high school, through many volunteer and personal experiences, I started to believe that achieving your best health could empower you to do the…
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Have you ever heard about herd immunity and wondered what it means? In this fun activity, you will use a domino model to find out how immunized individuals in a population can protect others from infectious diseases through herd immunity. Written instructions as well as the free template are available on our website at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/model-herd-immunity?from=YouTube. Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,000 other hands-on science…
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‘Herd immunity’ or 'herd protection' gives protection to vulnerable people such as newborn babies, elderly people and those who are too sick to be vaccinated. This animation explains how it works. For more information, see http://vk.ovg.ox.ac.uk/herd-immunity
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Does your hair break easily? In this fun activity you will measure how much weight one of your hair strands can carry. How strong do you think it is? Written instructions are available on our website: https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/hair-strength?from=YouTube Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,000 other hands-on science projects, lesson plans, and fun activities for K-12 parents, students, and teachers! Visit us at…
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Many people don’t know they have iron deficiency anemia. It’s common for people to experience the symptoms for years without ever knowing the cause. Find out more about our At Home Iron Test here: https://www.letsgetchecked.com/home-iron-test/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=video&utm_campaign=IRON1 Iron is a mineral and is found in the blood. It is necessary for the transportation of oxygen in the form of red blood cells and the oxidation of cells that regulate metabolism. Too little iron…
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