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Jim Allison: Breakthrough (Part 1)

Grade Level Grades 9-12, Professional Development
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Part I: Introduction to Cancer

This section will introduce your students to cancer, Dr. Jim Allison, and the beginning of his quest to find a cure. The activities in this section include:

Educators can sign up to get a link to a free educators screening license of the film, the teacher materials, and answer keys here: www.breakthroughdoc.com/sign-up

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Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins, which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells.
Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms.
Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.

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