Understanding Stem Cells


An introduction to stem cells. It assumes no prior knowledge and explores:

  • What stem cells are
  • The difference between embryonic and adult stem cells
  • IVF as a key source of embryonic stem cells
  • Theraputic cloning (somatic cell nuclear transfer)
  • The difference between theraputic and reproductive cloning
  • Potential medical applications of stem cell research
  • A brief overview of ethical issues raised by stem cell research


How to order

Teacher Notes Yes
Year Levels
Middle Secondary to Tertiary
Format DVD
Duration 30 Min
Year Produced
School Price
$110 incl gst (+$8 p&h in Aust/ elsewhere POA)