Biology of Plants

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.

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High
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0:20
Investigating Plant Structure and Function

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

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
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0:20
Origin and Diversity of Plants

Exploring Plant Reproduction (2010)

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This engaging video program uses colorful animations and on-location footage to illustrate some of the amazing ways plants reproduce. The reproduction processes in bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms are highlighted. Reproductive structures and strategies are illustrated through easy-to-understand diagrams, close-up photography, and colorful 3-D animations.

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High
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0:20
Exploring Plant Reproduction

Investigating Simple Plants (2010)

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This video program explores the fascinating characteristics of nonvascular land plants as well as some of the simpler vascular plants. An in-depth look at mosses, hornworts, and liverworts serves as the topic of study for the beginning of the program. The characteristics of more advanced vascular plants are then explored such as whisk ferns, horsetails, and ferns.

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High
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0:20
Investigating Simple Plants

Gymnosperms and Angiosperms (2010)

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Everyday we use products or eat foods derived from vascular seed plants. In this video program the wide variety of non-flowering seed plants, gymnosperms, are described and characterized through vivid footage gathered from around the globe. Beautiful videography illustrates the colorful flowering plants, angiosperms.

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High
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0:20
Gymnosperms and Angiosperms

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
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0:20
Plant Growth, Development, and Response