This Featured Topic has resources on many different aspects of radiation, from the types of radiation we are exposed to naturally on Earth to the radiation astronauts experience in space.

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In this case study, students will learn about the biological effects of ionizing radiation and will discuss the health risks from cosmic radiation to flight crews and other long-distance airline passengers.

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Science 10 Curriculum Content area on Genes as the foundation for living things (Genetics).

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Cancer is an ancient disease that has affected humans for millennia. But it’s only in the past century or so that cancer has become common in Canada and the rest of the Western world.

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Anatomy and Physiology 12 Curriculum Content area on DNA and Cells.

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CurioCity resources which align with British Columbia's Anatomy and Physiology 12 Curriculum Content area on DNA and Cells.

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CurioCity resources which align with British Columbia's Science 10 Curriculum Content area on Genes as the foundation for living things (Genetics).

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Established by Let’s Talk Science and Genome Alberta, DNA Day is a unique day where students, teachers and the public can connect with Canadian experts to learn more about genetics and genomics. Canada's national DNA Day is taking place Tuesday, April 25th, 2017.

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Ever wonder why we still haven't found a cure for cancer? SciShow’s Hank explains that it is partly due to the fact that there are many types of cancer and they use our genetic mechanisms to make it difficult to find a single cure (8:38 min.)

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This video discusses the difference between gene and chromosome mutations and explores the significance of these changes, both pros and cons. (7:21 min.)

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