Planarian Regeneration and Stem Cells


A mini-documentary discussing the remarkable regenerative capabilities of the planarian, and how HHMI researcher Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado uses them to study the biology of stem cells.

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(Duration: 11 min 47 sec)
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Curriculum Connections:

NGSS (2013) LS
AP Biology (2015)
2.E.1, 3.A.1, 4.A.4
IB Biology (2016)
1.1, 3.1
Vision and Change (2009)
CC2, CC4

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