Hip, hip hooray for DNA! – the DNA song by Peter Weatherall (2m 47s).
Where do genes come from? A TED-Ed video (not on the syllabus):
17.1 & 17.2 revision notes in downloadable word format; to complete.
Mitosis (in english). And here is Mitosis in american & mitosis – a 2m 45 s vid from Bitesize Top 20 Demos. Also here is What is Mitosis? (a 3m 45s lesson) & Mitosis music video by Peter Weatherall (2m 7s).
Here is Meiosis in american (and in more detail than you need).
17.3 & 17.4 revision notes in downloadable word format.
A short, simple explanation of Gregor Mendel’s work and simple gentetic crosses:
17.5 Inheritance notes in downloadable word format; to be completed.
GCSE Bitesize – Inheritance, a tutorial (4m 46s):
BBC Short Circuit Genetics – a 19m video.
The Evolution of Life on Earth in 24 hours:
A simulation of Natural Selection:
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Here’s Darwin’s Song from Horrible Histories and in What is Evolution? Biology teacher Ceri Evans gives a master class to students on what he says is arguably the greatest idea anybody ever had: evolution (28 mins). 2 more videos – James May’s things you need to know – Evolution (29m) & BBC Short Circuit Theory of Evolution (19m).
Finally, just for interest, a short (less than 5 minute) video clip from BBC iScience – Evolution of the Eye.
SELECTIVE BREEDING (ARTIFICAIL SELECTION)
This powerpoint covers Artificial Selection (selective breeding) – but we only need the first five slides:
A lesson on Selective Breeding from Mr Dare: