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The Cycle Of Life

The Cycle Of Life

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What can the science of life tell us about one particular life? This series explores learning, movement, and eating as well as the dynamic roles they play from birth to death. Each program illustrates particular phases in the life of fictional heroine Anna Martin. Coupled with descriptions of real-world experiments in medicine and neurology, Anna’s story becomes a journey through the latest scientific findings about human growth, survival, and mortality.

Person sitting in front of a computer screen. Caption: are able to solve the puzzle after a night's rest.
The Cycle Of Life
Episode 1
52 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Streaks of light from silver to light brown in an irregular pattern. Caption: One gene plays an important role for the hormone vasopressin.
The Cycle Of Life
Episode 2
54 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Young woman's face in the foreground, older woman's face in the background. Caption: Most people lose weight after the age of 75:
The Cycle Of Life
Episode 3
52 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12