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Genetic Counselor

Price: DVD only
Order Number: 692.0009
Format : DVD

Genetic counselors investigate diseases that children inherit from their parents and grandparents. Follow genetic counselor Cathy Burson, Ph.D., as she treats a little boy who is one of three children in the U.S. receiving an experimental treatment for Pompe disease, a rare genetic disorder.

Take a field trip to a laboratory and see chromosomes under a microscope. Visit a grade school where Cathy teaches children about genetic problems. Learn about diseases that run in families and how genetic counselors can help.

Each Wonderwise: Women in Sciencekit includes a DVD and Activity guide. The CD-ROM sound track and text are available in both English and Spanish.

Each site purchasing a Wonderwise kit may make additional copies of the CD-ROM without charge for use at the site or to be given to students. Organizations requiring multisite rights should contact for pricing.

Click here for Guide Look on page 4 for a list of materials required to complete the activities.

Rights granted with purchase include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Ideal for grades 4 - 6
Duration: 15 -20 minute episode
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Series # 692

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