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This program describes the physical and psychological characteristics of the three stages of adult development, along with some factors that influence wellness as men and women age. Universal determinants of health are covered, including lifestyle choices, gender differences, and environmental conditions.Grades 8 to A

#15650/0552  ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY SERIES (10 Programs)
This series provides a comprehensive overview of human anatomy. Each of the ten programs focuses on one body system and includes brief descriptions of how on each system interacts with or impacts others. The information is presented in a logical as well as entertaining format, with clear descriptions and explanations reinforced by full color animated graphics. Comparisons using common experiences and everyday objects assist the learner in remembering the information presented. Below, the individual program learning objectives are provided for each title. This series is appropriate for entry level healthcare training, nursing, respiratory therapy, physical and occupational therapy. Also high school and college science. 127.1 THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM (16 min cc) 127.2 THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM (16 min cc) 127.3 THE NERVIOUS SYSTEM (16 min cc) 127.4 THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM (17 min cc) 127.5 THE SKELETAL SYSTEM (17 min cc) 127.6 THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM (17 min cc) 127.7 THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM (17 min cc) 127.8 THE URINARY SYSTEM (18 min cc) 127.9 THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM (18 min cc) 127.10 THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (17 min cc) *All programs are Closed Captioned *Streaming rights are available for all titles *Scripts, study guides and CEU packets for each program are provided on a CD-ROM in PDF format. The study guides and CEU packets include program descriptions and objectives, pre-viewing and post-viewing tests with answer keys, discussion topics and glossary.

#12280/0430  ANATOMY SERIES (10 Programs)
This comprehensive series of ten programs provides engaging, entertaining, energetic and highly imaginative descriptions of the various anatomical systems: THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM - 16 minutes THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM - 27 minutes THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM - 16 minutes THE NERVOUS SYSTEM - 16 minutes THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM - 17 minutes THE SKELETAL SYSTEM - 17 minutes THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM - 17 minutes THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM - 17 minutes THE URINARY SYSTEM - 18 minutes THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM - 18 minutes

#13767/0545  ANATOMY: During Physical Activity
How do the Skeletal, Muscular, Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Nervous Systems interact and support each other in the human body during strenuous physical activity and while we rest? Viewers get an insider's view of how we work. Grades 8 to A

#15313/1725  ARTS AND THE MIND: Strengthening Our Minds Across a Lifetime
This two-part documentary reveals the crucial impact of the arts on the human brain across our lifetimes and explores its particularly vital role in human development during youth and older age. The series shares stories of how music, dance, painting, poetry and theater markedly improve well-being at both ends of life, and reveals the cutting-edge science that explains the powerful, positive impact of the arts on our brains. Alleviating symptoms of PTSD and Alzheimers through art and dance therapies are discussed.*Sub-titles in English

#12250/0198  BASICS OF ANATOMY SERIES (THE) 6 Programs
This series is the most cost-effective investment your science department or media center can make to supplement your school’s biology curriculum. Each of the six DVDs comes complete with printable PDFs of study guides, worksheets, and an annotated script explaining interesting shots along with the location and circumstances involved in capturing them. Chapter search enabled. THE NERVOUS SYSTEM: Neurons, Networks and the Human Brain THE IMMUNOLOGICAL SYSTEM: Recognition, Attack, and Memory THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM: Molecular Messengers, Chemical Control RESPIRATION AND CIRCULATION: Gas Exchange, Molecular Transport DIGESTION AND EXCRETION: Absorption, Excretion, and Homeostasis MUSCULAR, SKELETAL, AND INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM: Defining Our Form Grades 8 to 12

#12540/0635  BIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE 21ST CENTURY (4 Programs)
Genetically modified?! Stem cell medical breakthrough!? More people living longer? More (healthy?) food from cloned animals and altered crops? Where is BIOTECH going? Is this a gamble we are willing to take? This four- part series investigates these questions and more as we head into the future. BIOINFORMATICS, GENOMICS, AND PROTEOMICS: Getting the Big Picture 25 minutes BIOTECHNOLOGY AND YOUR HEALTH: Pharmaceutical Applications 24 minutes BIOTECHNOLOGY ON THE FARM AND IN THE FACTORY: Agricultural and Industrial Applications 28 minutes THE ETHICS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY 24 minutes

#15182/2003  BLOOD: Vital to our Existence
This program explores the composition of blood and looks at the heart and circulatory system. It features animated graphics that demonstrate the pumping of the heart, how red blood cells carry oxygen to the cells and remove carbon dioxide and how white blood cells protect the body.Grades 4 to 9

#7570/1945  BODY HYGIENE: Healthy Habits for Life
Hi Gene! Hygiene! Even the word sounds suspect to a grade 4 student! Yuucchheee! Creepy! So how can educators begin to approach this sometimes delicate subject. Young viewers learn it's about health and social acceptability so get scrubbing! Two formats for the price of one. Grades 3 to 6

Aimed at middle to junior high school age viewers who are just beginning to take responsibility for their about-to-be-acquired young adult bodies; what does healthy hygiene include? Grades 4 to 8

An overview of the six things kids can do each day to stay healthy! Perfect for elementary students, kids will discover the importance of eating fruits and vegetables, drinking water, having positive mental health, limiting time spent in front of a screen, getting plenty of physical activity and enough sleep.Grades 1 to 6

An overview of six things teens and adults can do each day to stay healthy. Viewers will discover and learn about the importance of fruits and veggies, drinking water, positive mental health, limiting screen time, getting physical activity and enough sleep. Medical professionals share the facts and students share some practical advice. Grades 7 to 12

#7306/1945  DIRTY SECRETS EXPOSED: Disease Prevention DVD
Kids do the dirtiest things! All things considered they are often exposed to situations that could be described as hazardous, virulent, infectious, etc., that would scare most adults. Young viewers are given an investigatory tour to help them avoid some of the multitude of contaminants they are likely to encounter. Grades 5 to 9

#15309/1725  DISTRACTED MIND (THE)
Hosted by renowned neuroscientist and M.D., Ph.D., Dr. Adam Gazzaley, this video delves deeply into attention, distraction, the myth of multi-tasking, and how to use the latest research to possibly improve our skills and abilities at any point during our lives. While the brain can seem almost boundless in its potential, it has limitations, such as processing speed, attentional limitations, working memory limitations, and sensitivity to interference, which can be both internal and external.

This ten-part series provides a comprehensive video guide to the study of electronics, ranging from the fundamental laws and principles of electricity at the atomic level to troubleshooting and repair of electronic components. Lively computer animation and hands-on demonstrations make these videos an ideal resource for the classroom. Grades 8 to A

This is the ideal software for helping students and professionals thoroughly review components of structural anatomy. Featuring computer graphic models of human anatomy derived from MRI scan data, allows users to view the high-resolution 3-D models from all angles as well as fully interactive 3-D animations that detail muscle and joint function. Features 3-D computer graphic models that can be rotated 360 degrees and allow for 11 layers of anatomy to be removed. Pop-up labeling reviews the structures, and 34 animations demonstrate movement around joints. *DVD-ROM Both formats Software (See detailed description on our website)

Leading endocrinologist Professor John Wass tells the fascinating story of hormones - the well-known but little-understood chemicals that govern our bodies. He traces the history of endocrinology discoveries and misperceptions. From our weight and appetite to how we grow and reproduce, hormones are a crucial part of what makes us human, even affecting how we behave and feel. They are also among the body’s most powerful medicines, which Professor Wass uses every day to help people’s lives. And they are crucial to cutting edge research that is tackling some of the biggest medical challenges facing our society today. *Closed Captioned

#14400/0635  FIRST AID BASICS: Knowing What to do in an Emergency
First, call 911. This program shows viewers how to respond to common medical emergencies while waiting for professional help to arrive. With demonstrations and commentary from an experienced paramedic throughout, each section describes trauma situations or symptoms of distress and the best way to address them.

#7818/1945  GROWING UP HEALTHY: Disease Prevention DVD
The close proximity of children in classroom or play settings have proven to be fertile grounds for the spreading of germs, viruses and other sources of disease. Making kids aware of just how transferable such things are helps keep them, their families and their schoolmates safer and healthier. Grades K to 2

#14287/1963  HEALTH FOR CHILDREN SERIES (8 Programs)
Everybody wants to be healthy. When you're healthy, you feel good - physically and emotionally! But good health doesn't just happen. This series introduces young viewers to the importance of making good choices about health and wellness and gives practical advice about how to develop healthy habits and set personal health goals. *Includes PDF Teacher's Guides *Closed Captioned Series includes these 8 fifteen minute programs: DEALING WITH FEELINGS DECISIONS AND CONFLICTS DRUGS AND DISEASE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NUTRITION PERSONAL HEALTH AND HYGIENE SAFETY AWARENESS STAYING SAFE: Strangers, Cyberspace and MoreGrades K to 4

#4448/0885  HEALTHY WORKLIFE (A)
When young people leave school and go to work, they often find themselves not quite ready to be on their own for the first time and making their own choices. This program is aimed specifically at this significant portion of the population that can be at serious risk in terms of nutrition, emotions, substance abuse and smoking. The long-term implications for their mental and physical health as well as for their careers are stressed.

How does the human brain actually work? Host Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles one of science's major challenges in each of the four programs in this series. He will guide us as he explores dramatic discoveries and the frontiers of research that connect each central, provocative mystery.

An overview to making healthy lifestyle changes, this program gives viewers reasons to think about changing. Also helps them determine their own long-term goals and how to use short-term goals to achieve them. Shows how to identify barriers to change and anticipate obstacles.

#12670/0635  HUMAN BODY (THE): How It Works (9 Programs)
This nine-part series uses physiologic animations and illustrations, microscopic imaging, expert commentary, and footage of the body in motion to provide a thorough overview of the amazing human machine. Marvelously detailed, yet readily understandable. There are nine 22-minute programs in the series: CELLS, TISSUES, AND SKIN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM THE SKELETAL AND MUSCULAR SYSTEMS DIGESTION AND NUTRITION THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND THE SENSES *Viewable/printable instructor’s guides are available online *Closed Captioned

Explains the function of first-line defenses and white blood cells, the distinction between viruses and bacteria, and the different functions of vaccines and penicillin. It also shows what happens when the immune system falters or fails, and how scientific understanding of the subject is increasing. Grades 7 to 12

Our ability to be healthy is determined by many different factors. In this program we explore the "determinants of health" or "influences on health" through practical examples over different life stages in today's society. We explain how health can be determined by a range of individual, social, cultural, environmental and lifestyle factors that are dynamic and interrelated.

#12571/0545  INSIDE OUT: A Comprehensive Introduction to Psychology Series BOXED SET (22 Programs on 6 DVDs)
This series offers a comprehensive introduction to psychology that goes beyond key concepts and principles to provide learners - and anyone interested in the study of human behavior - an up-to-date look at the evolving world of psychological science. The 22 video lessons combine interviews with leading experts and researchers; computer graphics and animation; and real-life case studies that tell the story of psychology from a human perspective.

#15460/0635  INTO THE MIND (3 Programs)
Over the last century scientists have devised many ingenious methods to unlock the secrets of the mind. In this three-part series, host Michael Mosley investigates some of these groundbreaking achievements, now considered classics in the field of psychology. Traces the history of experimental psychology from its dubious beginnings through to the profound new understanding it has yielded of emotions, free will, and the mind itself. A BBC Production INTO THE MIND: EMOTIONS 49 minutes INTO THE MIND: MIND CONTROL 49 minutes INTO THE MIND: BROKEN BRAINS 52 minutes

#13064/0433  JUST THE FACTS HUMAN BODY SERIES (3 Programs)
This series of three 50-minute programs brings you the finest in educational programming and features fast-paced format that makes learning fun. Enhances viewers' understanding of the truly miraculous machine that is the human body. THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SSYTEM THE NERVOUS SYSTEM MAJOR SYSTEMS AND ORGANS Grades 7 to 12

#14090/0685  MEDIA AND HEALTH SERIES (8 Programs) DVD
A special series price on eight of MEF's most personal titles dealing with the use of media for advertising and marketing and its effect on public health! It's your body and big corporations are messing with your head to make profits from it. Grades 9 to A

#16111/1725  MEMORY HACKERS
Discover how researchers on the cutting edge of mind-control can implant, change, and even erase memories. On this thought-provoking journey into the mind, an investigation into the mysterious nature of how we remember. *CC

#12075/0635  MIGRAINES
What exactly is a migraine headache anyway, what causes them and can they be prevented? Why do only certain people suffer from these devastating occurrences and how common are they in the population? Specialists in migraine research inform viewers of the latest scientific work being done.

#14176/0635  MUSIC OF THE BRAIN
As many non-Western cultures have always known, music affects human development from the womb to the grave - in fact, it may even have specific health benefits. This documentary examines the role music plays in shaping our brains and improving our well-being.

This program explores the importance of basic personal hygiene, including tooth brushing, bathing and proper skin care. But personal health doesn't end there! Students learn the benefits of getting plenty of sleep, good nutrition and loads of physical activity. Grades K to 4

It's a health issue, a social issue and a psychological issue even if it is just about teens keeping themselves clean. Teeth, hair, body odour, relationships, self-esteem, dates, jobs are all related one way or another to the 'growing up' notion that even if your mom doesn't make you take a bath every Saturday night it's still probably not a bad idea...and brush your teeth once in a while too. Grades 7 to 12

#16228/0635  PREDICT MY FUTURE: The Dunedin Longitudinal Study (4 Programs)
Meet the most scientifically studied people in the world. A group of 1,037 New Zealanders born in one city have been followed since their births in 1972. Members are now dispersed around the globe but 96% of the original group are still taking part - an extraordinary achievement in such a long running study. This series follows the fascinating study and information it has provided in almost every field of medical and social development including respiratory and cardiovascular health, addictions, obesity, sexual health, cognitive neuroscience, psychiatry, genetics and criminology and most interestingly the effects of nature and nurture on health and behavior. The Series four 45-minute programs : Beginnings Count: A Lot Troubled Teens: Why Some Go Bad and Others Come Right Our Genes and Us: Making It In A Tough Environment Modern life: How It Affects Our Health and Well-Being

#13368/0545  ROLE OF ENZYMES (THE)
Enzymes are catalysts and drive every chemical reaction that takes place in the human body and enable our bodies to be built from proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. This program explains the role of enzymes as well as the recent immense progress science has made in the manufacturing of synthetic and therapeutic enzymes. Grades 10 to A

#12610/1725  SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN (5 Programs on 3 DVDs)
This intriguing five-part series comprehensively covers the neuroscience of the human brain from conception to old age. DVD One THE BABY'S BRAIN: Wider Than the Sky THE CHILD'S BRAIN: Syllable from Sound DVD Two: THE TEENAGE BRAIN: A World of their Own DVD Three: THE ADULT BRAIN: To Think By Feeling THE AGING BRAIN: Through Many Lives

The skin is the largest human organ. Take a close look at the epidermis, which provides the first line of defense against the outside world and delves into the mysteries of the dermis - the inner skin. Discover how the body fights off infections and the damaging effects of the sun.Grades 4 to 9

#15378/1290  SLEEPLESS EPIDEMIC: Practical Steps to Help Adolescents Get the Sleep They Need
It is estimated that 85 percent of adolescents are sleep deprived. With the proper amount of sleep, adolescents report feeling better and are less stressed. Their grades and athletic performance improve, they experience fewer sick days and are less prone to obesity and type 2 diabetes. This program provides practical steps to ensure that good night's sleep!Grades 6 to A

#15184/2003  SPINE AND SPINAL CORD (THE): The Body's Control
The spinal cord has fascinated scientists for centuries. The ability to walk is engineered by the spinal cord and the spinal column. This program looks at the design of the spinal cord and the medical advances in treating spinal cord injuries. Discover the research continually being done by scientists researching paralysis in an effort to one day find a cure.Grades 4 to 9

This essential program offers straight talk about STDs and the heavy price young adults are paying for having unprotected sex. *Part of the CONNECT WITH KIDS Series for Grades 6 and up.

#15064/0463  TEENAGE BRAIN: A Work In Progress
This program reviews discoveries in the adolescents’ social, emotional, cognitive, and linguistic development that can help individuals better understand why teenagers behave the way they do.

This program explores two different physiological systems that work together in order to keep our bodies running efficiently. Students will learn how our respiratory system processes oxygen and how oxygen is used within our bodies. Well also learn about the circulatory system and how it transports oxygen throughout our bodies.Grades 4 to 9

#14331/1963  VIRUSES
What exactly is a virus and how do these microscopic parasites infect their human hosts? In this program, students will examine the characteristics of these simple organisms and learn why they can have such devastating consequences. Grades 5 to 8

Presents the proper exercise techniques to make the back healthy and strong, as well as shows how to conduct the exercises with a group. Also covers where exercisers should feel each stretch, incorrect stretching techniques, first aid measures, advice for maintaining back fitness, and healthy back positions while standing, sitting, sleeping, driving, and lifting.


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