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JoVE Science Education 

Provides clearly animated videos to teach key concepts and fundamental techniques covering a wide range of subjects.


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Access the Science Education Basic Biology Series to view the individual collections listed below:

  1. General Laboratory Techniques
    • This collection exhibits how to use standard pieces of laboratory equipment essential in many experiments.
  2. Basic Methods in Cellular Molecular Biology
    • This collection demonstrates how to execute basic techniques commonly used in cellular and molecular biology.
  3. Biology I: Yeast, Drosophila and C. Elegans
    • This collection features three model organisms commonly used in life sciences research; also covering methodology to maintain them in the laboratory. 
  4. Biology II: Mouse, Zebrafish and Chick
    • ​​This collection features three vertebrate species commonly used in life sciences research; also covering methodology on how they are maintained in the laboratory. 
  5. Lab Animal Research​​
    • This collection is a comprehensive video guide for appropriate animal care and use.
  6. Lab Safety
    • ​This collection provides safety guidelines to be followed when working with hazardous materials and equipment.

Access the Science Education Chemistry Series to view the individual collections, listed below:

  1. General Chemistry 
    • ​​This collection provides a foundation in general chemistry, showcasing basic lab techniques and commonly used equipment.
  2. Organic Chemistry I
    • ​​This collection features techniques routinely used in the organic chemistry lab, with a focus on regulating temperature and atmosphere during chemical reactions and post-reaction refinement. 
  3. Organic Chemistry II​​
    • This collection covers the theory and reactions necessary to carry out syntheses on a more advanced level. 
  4. Analytical Chemistry
    • ​​This collection takes a broad look at quantitative analysis and instrumentation including electrochemistry, spectroscopy, chromatography, and mass spectrometry.
  5. Inorganic Chemistry
    • ​​This collection covers a range of inorganic chemistry protocols and concepts including air-free techniques and concepts like Lewis Acid and Bases, and advanced analysis techniques.
  6. Biochemistry
    • ​​This collection showcases commonly used purification methods including, affinity chromatography and analytical methods, like MALDI-TOF.

Access the Science Education Clinical Skills Series to view the   individual collections listed below:

  1. Physical Examination I
    • This collection provides a foundation for performing physical exams with many techniques to key pulmonary and cardiovascular physical examinations.
  2. Physical Examination II
    • This collection is a specialized edition featuring methodologies and procedures associated with sensitive and comprehensive physical exams, such as HEENT exams, abdominal exams, and pelvic exams. 
  3. Physical Examination III
    • This collection covers physical examination of the two major systems in the body: neurological and musculoskeletal.
  4. Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
    • This collection delves into a wide range of procedures employed in emergency and intensive care settings.
  5. Nursing Skills 
    • This collection demonstrates medication preparation and administration, with videos highlighting important safety checks, considerations, dosage calculations and common mistakes associated with improper medication administration.