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Title: Life Changing Science
Url: http://www.abc.net.au/science/lcs/flash.htm
Publisher: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Description: The Australian Broadcasting Company recently aired Life Changing Science, "a four-part series examining innovations that have transformed our lives." This companion Web site offers fantastic interactive features to go along with each of the four radio broadcasts. Three of the four interactive "labs" focused on the life sciences. They include Virtual Open Heart Surgery, in which users can conduct a highly simplified version of the real procedure; In Vitro Fertilization, which offers an excellent overview of the IVF cycle; and Food Preservation, in which users can test how well they know their kitchen microbes. These interactive features are truly cool, although American readers must contend with the metric units used in Food Preservation. The site also includes audio of the original radio programs, which aired in June 2003.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Libraries -- Library science. Information science -- The collections. The books -- Cataloging -- By subject, A-Z -- Life sciences
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Medicine and the state -- Medicine and society. Social medicine. Medical sociology -- Special aspects, A-Z -- Medical innovations
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Communication in biology -- Biological literature. Life sciences literature
Technology -- Home economics -- General works -- Household science (Chemistry, physics, etc.)
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Technology
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: flash
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: ABC
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-09-16 12:37:39 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-13 11:07:09 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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