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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.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Plant Growth, Development, and Response

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
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0:15
Adaptations

Simple Animals (2008)

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This colorful, exciting program explores the fascinating world of invertebrate animals. Live-action footage conveys basic features of the major invertebrate groups. Special attention is paid to the body structure and physical features of simple animals.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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0:15
Simple Animals

Needs of Living Things (2008)

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What are the characteristics and needs of living things? This question is addressed through live-action footage shot at exciting locations, such as the Galapagos Islands, Canadian Rockies, Mojave Desert, and Florida Everglades. The program begins by discussing the basic characteristics common to living things.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Needs of Living Things

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: 
0:15
Complex Animals

Life Cycles (2008)

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Living things go through changes in the course of their lives, referred to as life cycles. This program takes a look at the life cycles of living organisms, specifically focusing on plants and animals. Exciting video footage and colorful animations illustrate how living things change as their lives progress.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Life Cycles

Body Systems and Health (2008)

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

Healthy Circulatory and Respiratory Systems:

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:20
Body Systems and Health

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.

Grade Level: 
High
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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.

Grade Level: 
High
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0:20
The Life of Birds

What is a Mammal? (2011)

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From dogs to squirrels to elephants, we are familiar with many different mammals. This video explores some of the fascinating features of this amazing group of animals. Concepts and terminology: backbone, fur, warm-blooded, milk, and live young.

Grade Level: 
Primary
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0:12
What is a Mammal?

The Air Around Us (2011)

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Often hard-to-understand concepts of air, gases, air pressure, and layers of the atmosphere are plainly explained in this fascinating video. Concepts and terminology: oxygen, nitrogen, layers, weather, jet stream, and northern lights.

Grade Level: 
Primary
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0:12
The Air Around Us

What is a Reptile? (2011)

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This exciting video uses captivating footage to illustrate the exciting features of snakes, lizards, and turtles in their natural habitats. Concepts and terminology: cold-blooded, scales, shell, and eggs.

Grade Level: 
Primary
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0:12
What is a Reptile?

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 Spanish version of this video at: Que es un insecto?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:12
What is an Insect?

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 Spanish version of this video at: Que es un anfibio?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:12
What is an Amphibian?

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.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:12
What is the Water Cycle?

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