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Nature's Pharmacy

Grades: 3-12
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In this interactive activity from NOVA, explore images and descriptions of several plants, animals, and microorganisms whose chemical compounds are used in human medicine ...

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Accessibility: Textual, Visual

Permitted use: Stream Only

©2007 WGBH Educational Foundation.

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Third party materials courtesy of USGS, CDC/Dr. David Berd, George Barron/Kenyon College, Jonathan Blair/CORBIS, Robert Beall/Flathead Valley Community College, Mark Nesbitt and Delwen Samuel, Karl Gordon, USDA, and Stephen Foster.

Project Credits

Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale

Funder: The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation-grayscale

Funder: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation-grayscale

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale