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The Wisdom to Survive (2014)

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THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks, what is keeping us from action? The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of the society, and the lives of billions of people.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:56

The Allergy Fix (2014)

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Why is there such an alarming increase in the number of children with food allergies?
THE ALLERGY FIX explores the science behind the surge in childhood food allergies over the last twenty years. More than three times as many children have food allergies now than twenty years ago. And one out of every three children is now allergic to something, be it food, animals, or plants.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:43

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

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

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

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

Biodiversity (2014)

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What is biodiversity? This exciting and colorful video explores the concept of biodiversity as it applies to a wide range of environments. The importance of biodiversity on Earth is also discussed.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12

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

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

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

What Do Living Things Need? (2012)

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All living things have basic needs that must be met in order to survive. This colorful, easy-to-understand program addresses the basic needs of organisms. By considering specific plants and animals, we see how living things need food, water, air and a place to live.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11

The Biology of Protists (2003)

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The term "protist" covers a wide range of microscopic organisms formerly clumped into "Kingdom Protista." New molecular analyses show that the protistan lines of evolution go so far back in time they can be considered as different kingdoms of life.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:20

Cell Movement and Transport (2001)

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Topics: Structure and Behavior of the Plasma Membrane, Osmosis, Transport Proteins, Phagocytosis, Pinocytosis, Receptor Mediated Endocytosis, Golgi Function, Lysosomes and Hydrolytic Digestion, Microtubules, Cilia, Actin, and Myosin Motor Proteins.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:15

The Genetic Code and Its Translation (2001)

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Topics: The Protein Nature of Life, Protein Structure, Transcription, Translation and Protein Synthesis, Gene Regulation in Prokaryotes, Exons and Introns, Mutations, Renegade DNA—The Viruses.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:15

DNA Replication, Mitosis and Cell Reproduction (2001)

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Topics: Chromosome Condensation, Mitosis Stages, Cytokinesis, Meiosis, Nucleotide Structure and Bonding, Replication Enzymes, Replicating the Strands, Topoisomerase and the Twisting Problem, Proofreading and Repair, Replication Review.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:15

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