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Parasite Sleuth

Price: $25.00
Order Number: 692.0004
Format : DVD

Visit fish markets in search of worms and other parasites harmful to marine animals and humans.

Follow Judy Sakanari, Ph.D., as she takes her “catch” back to the lab and conducts experiments on the live worms inside the fish. Learn about different environments and personal health as well as the life cycles of living things.

See how a parasitologist’s work helps other scientists understand how parasites survive inside another animal without being digested and expelled.

Your students will develop an understanding of:
●Systems, order and organization
●The characteristics of living things.
●Evidence, models and the ability to use simple tools to gather data.
●Environments and personal health.
●Life cycles, and structure and function in living things.

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 Wonderwisekit 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 GuideLook 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
©2000 - 2004 University of Nebraska State Museum
Series # 692

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