Researching Glioblastoma Brain Tumors
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New May 2022! Dr. Milan Chheda, MD, wants to be able to provide hope to his patients suffering from glioblastoma, the most aggressive and deadly brain tumor. Chheda is on the frontline in the battle against glioblastoma by actively leading research for new therapies and treating patients.

Type of Video: Story*
Unique Video ID: Medicine-84**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • What examples of the scientific inquiry process do students see coming to life in the work these scientists are doing? Have students discuss the examples and compare what the scientists are doing to research they do in their own lab activities in class.
  • Have students listen for the word progenitor and define it using context clues.
  • Give students a quick lesson in analyzing words to develop a definition by having them break the word glioblastoma down to its basic parts.


*Story videos employ a narrative form to highlight a topic, location, or practitioner in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.