Heredity. - 2nd ed.

United States, 1980

Film
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Microphotography and precise animation are used to visualise chromosomal mechanics and DNA as determinants of human genetic information. Also shows how knowledge of heredity and chromosomal aberrations is being used in genetic counselling, and describes principles of population genetics and how these may lead to genetic similarities and differences.

Credits

producer

William L. Claiborne

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Acorn Films

Language

English

Duration

00:14:08:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37894

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Chromosomes

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → DNA

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Genetics

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Heredity

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Chromosomes

Mathematics, Science & Technology → DNA

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Genetics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Heredity

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human evolution

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Microphotography

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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