Science

Science (X) - High (X) - Living Environment (X)

Plant Growth, Development, and Response (2010)

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From fertilization, to germination, to growth, to death, this video explores the life cycles of plants. The means by which plants respond to their environment is also highlighted. Specific attention is paid to development of seeds and the means by which plants grow and mature.

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High
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0:20
Plant Growth, Development, and Response

Skin, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems (2010)

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This colorful video highlights the major features of the skin, skeletal, and muscular systems. Live-action footage, accompanied by three-dimensional animations, illustrate these fascinating body systems. Special attention is given to the care and maintenance of skin, skeletal, and muscular systems.

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High
Length: 
0:20
Skin, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems

The Life of Birds (2010)

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Birds are a vertebrate group with which we are all familiar. This beautiful and colorful video explores the major characteristics, adaptations, and life cycles of this group of animals. Special emphasis is paid to the features that enable birds to fly. Vivid footage from throughout the world also illustrates some of the major groups of birds.

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High
Length: 
0:20
The Life of Birds

Photosynthesis (2010)

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Almost all life either directly or indirectly depends on one of the most important biological processes on the planet - photosynthesis. Through easy-to-understand graphics and colorful animations, the complex chemical process of photosynthesis is explored. The various structures involved in photosynthesis, transpiration, and transport are also highlighted.

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High
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0:20
Photosynthesis

Reproduction and Development (2010)

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The amazing biological processes of reproduction and development are illustrated in this fast-paced video. Easy-to-understand diagrams, animations, and video footage explain the steps of the life cycle beginning at fertilization.

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High
Length: 
0:20
Reproduction and Development

Respiration (2010)

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With every breath you take, the process of respiration is supplying cells in the body with oxygen they need to carry out important processes. This engaging program highlights the major structures and functions of the respiratory system.

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High
Length: 
0:20
Respiration

Origin and Diversity of Plants (2010)

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The conquest of land by plants and their proliferation is an amazing biologic story. This vivid, colorful video highlights the evolution of plants, while also describing the major groupings of modern-day plants.

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High
Length: 
0:20
Origin and Diversity of Plants

Senses (2010)

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Whether it is the sight of colorful flowers, or the smell of freshly baked cookies, our senses are constantly at work. Breathtaking video footage and three-dimensional animations illustrate how complex sensory organs function. Special attention is also given to ways to care for sensory organs.

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High
Length: 
0:20
Senses

Features of Fish (2010)

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This colorful, lively video explores the fascinating features of fishes. The major characteristics of this widely diverse group of vertebrates are described through the use of live-action video. Special attention is paid to the major groups of fishes and their unique features.

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High
Length: 
0:20
Features of Fish

Exploring the Digestive and Excretory Systems (2010)

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This video takes students on a fascinating journey, following food as it travels through the digestive system. Clear animations illustrate the functions of the major digestive and excretory structures.

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High
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0:20
Exploring the Digestive and Excretory Systems

Investigating Plant Structure and Function (2010)

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Plants possess a wide variety of structures that enable them to accomplish amazing things. This engaging video investigates structures common to most plants and describes how these features enable them to survive. Familiar, everyday examples help students understand the means by which plants carry out their lives.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Investigating Plant Structure and Function

The Biology of Lakes, Ponds, Streams, and Wetlands (2006)

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The Weedy Shallows: This unit places many of the organisms studied in biology into an ecological perspective: hydras, planarians, annelids, aquatic insects, rotifers, and protists, all interesting organisms that provide food for fish and other vertebrates.

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Middle
High
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00:45
The Biology of Lakes, Ponds, Streams, and Wetlands