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Title The meaning of sex [videorecording] : genes [and] gender.
Published Chevy Chase, MD : Howard Hughes Medical Institute, c2003.
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 TCC - DVD  QP278.5 .M43 2003 grade 9-12    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition Version 1.1.
Description 1 videodisc (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 program notes.
Series Holiday lectures on science.
Note DVD also contains biographies of the lecturers, who discuss why they chose careers in science and what they enjoy most about their work.
Lectures from Nov. 2001.
Contents Lecture 1. Deciphering the language of sex -- lecture 2. Hermaphrodities, the safer sex -- lecture 3. Sex and death, too much of a good thing -- lecture 4. Sexual evolution, from X to Y.
Credits Editors, Judith Brody Saks, Tim Baney.
Performer Speakers: Barbara J. Meyer, David C. Page.
Summary Why does sex exist, and what is its purpose and function? What decides whether an individual will be male of female? How are chromosomes, genes, and molecules involved in determining sex? In four lectures, two leading scientists in the field of sex-determination research answer these questions.
Audience Grades 9-12.
System Reqs DVD.
Subject Sex determination, Genetic.
Sex chromosomes.
Genre Educational films.
Related Names Meyer, Barbara J.
Page, David C.
Saks, Judith Brody.
Baney, Tim.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
OCLC number 56841057