All Videos Tagged Institute (The Educator's PLN) - The Educator's PLN 2020-09-26T18:46:36Z http://edupln.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=Institute&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Barcode of Life: Global Biodiversity Challenge tag:edupln.ning.com,2011-03-14:4241570:Video:53462 2011-03-14T15:34:34.365Z Jeremy Friedberg http://edupln.ning.com/profile/JeremyFriedberg Earth is home to an estimated 10 to100 million species but 250 years of study has formally described fewer than two million of them. The International Barcode of Life (iBOL) project includes biodiversity scientists from 26 countries working to identify every species on the planet using short snippets of DNA. Over the next 5 years, they are hoping to process 5 million specimens and they need your help! Students and youth from around the world, along with local scientists at colleges and… Earth is home to an estimated 10 to100 million species but 250 years of study has formally described fewer than two million of them. The International Barcode of Life (iBOL) project includes biodiversity scientists from 26 countries working to identify every species on the planet using short snippets of DNA. Over the next 5 years, they are hoping to process 5 million specimens and they need your help! Students and youth from around the world, along with local scientists at colleges and universities, will participate in a collaborative social networking educational game in a race to identify and assign unique DNA barcodes to as many species as possible.<br /> <br /> Partners:<br /> <br /> International Barcode of Life Project Biodiversity Institute of Ontario<br /> University of Guelph<br /> Spongelab Interactive<br /> Bioscience Education Canada<br /> Encyclopedia of Life<br /> Consortium for the Barcode of Life<br /> J. Craig Venter Institute<br /> Coastal Marine Labs<br /> Natural History Museum, London<br /> The Rockefeller University<br /> <br /> Production Credits:<br /> <br /> Video:<br /> <br /> University of Guelph:<br /> Robert Hanner<br /> John Chenery<br /> Amanda Naaum (student narrator)<br /> <br /> Spongelab Interactive:<br /> Jeremy Friedberg<br /> Yona Gellert<br /> Jennifer Belanger<br /> <br /> Audio:<br /> Hetoreyn (<a href="http://www.hetoreyn.com">www.hetoreyn.com</a>)