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The Great Pond Exploration (2004)

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• Open Water – examining the freely suspended plankton, including copepods, Volvox, and Daphnia.
• Weedy Shallows – studies Planaria, Hydra, Paramecium, Vorticella, colonial algae, and a host of ciliates, flagellates, diatoms, and filamentous algae.

Grade Level: 
Middle
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00:23
The Great Pond Exploration

Down the Rapids and Over the Falls (2004)

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• Down the Rapids – a survey of insect larvae adapted for surviving in fast-moving water, including mayflies, caddisflies, stoneflies, and water tigers (diving beetle larva).
• Over the Falls – living in the violent torrent of waterfalls are the larvae of blackflies, a fly larva with suckers, and the mysterious water penny.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:08
Down the Rapids and Over the Falls

Forest Floor Expedition (2004)

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• The Living Humous – studies the living component of soil, where dead organic material is broken down through the efforts of decomposer bacteria, sow bugs, millipedes, centipedes, and fungi.
• The Rotting Log – looks at how dead wood returns to the soil with the help of termites and the symbiotic microorganisms living in the termite gut.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:08
Forest Floor Expedition

Interactions of Living Things (2012)

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Living and nonliving things make up the world around us. This program uses vivid footage to show how these things interact with each other. Special attention is paid to how the living things interact with each other and with nonliving things in an ecosystem.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:10
Interactions of Living Things

Grouping Living Things (2012)

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There are millions of different kinds of living things on the planet. Grouping them is not an easy task. This fascinating program explores this process and investigates some of the major groups of living things.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:10
Grouping Living Things

Cycles in Living Things (2012)

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Crisp, vivid video footage illustrates how living things change throughout their lives. The life cycles of plants, insects, and frogs are the focus of this fascinating program.

Find the Spanish language version of this video at: Ciclos de los seres vivos.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Cycles in Living Things

Que es un anfibio? (What is an Amphibian?) (2012)

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This colorful program explores the fascinating, and changeable features of amphibians. Concepts and terminology: cold-blooded, metamorphosis, frog, tadpole, toad, and salamander.

Find the english version of this video at: What is an Amphibian?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:10
Que es un anfibio? (What is an Amphibian?)

Que es un insecto? (What is an insect?) (2011)

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This fascinating program takes a look at the major characteristics of familiar and unusual insects that swarm the planet. Concepts and terminology: invertebrate, six legs, and exoskeleton.

Find the english version of this video at: What is an Insect?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Que es un insecto? (What is an insect?)

Ciclos de los seres vivos (Cycles in Living Things) (2012)

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Crisp, vivid video footage illustrates how living things change throughout their lives. The life cycles of plants, insects, and frogs are the focus of this fascinating program.

Find the English version of this video at: Cycles in Living Things

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Ciclos de los seres vivos (Cycles in Living Things)

Que es el ciclo de agua? (What is the Water Cycle?) (2011)

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This beautiful program illustrates the key components of the water cycle that occurs everywhere around us. Concepts and terminology: condensation, evaporation, precipitation, cloud, rain, snow, sleet, and hail.

Find the English language version of this video at: What is the Water Cycle?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:12
Que es el ciclo de agua? (What is the Water Cycle?)

Adaptaciones (Adaptations) (2008)

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Characteristics enabling organisms to survive and reproduce are referred to as adaptations. This program explores the wide range of adaptations humans, plants, animals, and all living things exhibit.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Adaptaciones (Adaptations)

Animales complejos (Complex Animals) (2008)

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There are millions of different types of animals on Earth, ranging from simple animals, such as sponges and worms, to more complex animals. This program explores complex animals, specifically the major vertebrate groups: fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Crisp, exciting video footage portrays the major characteristics of each vertebrate group.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Animales complejos (Complex Animals)

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