Animals

Animal Families | Everyday Learning

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Families are our introduction to society. By living and growing within a small connected group, we are prepared for encounters with larger groups within society. Animal families provide a great example of similarities and differences within various family groups. This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Wolf Research | Science Trek

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This video segment from IdahoPTV's Science Trek shows the process a research biologist goes through to trap, measure and put a radio collar on wolves.

Taste Test Video

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This DragonflyTV segment demonstrates the relationship between taste and smell, and the ability of taste buds to recognize taste when the nose is blocked.

Turtle Defense

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In this video from the WPSU’s series Outside, a staff member from Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center at Penn State University explains how some species of turtle protect themselves in their environment. Turtles, like many other species, are facing obstacles that threaten their survival. Some of these obstacles have threatened turtle survival for centuries, while others have emerged more recently and are caused by human activities.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Dairy | Valley's Gold

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Dairy cows are amazing animals! Learn all about dairy cows and how important dairy products are to a healthy diet.

Butterflies | Science Trek

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Butterflies are one of the most diverse and recognizable creatures in the insect world. They are famous for their symmetrical wings that often display amazing colors and patterns. But the life of a butterfly is far more than their beautiful wings. They go through complex changes and sometimes embark on long, arduous journeys. Find out more about butterflies.

Night Primates | Wild Kratts

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Learn about night primates with the Kratt brothers. Chris and Martin introduce us to the slow loris and tarsiers, which can see well at night.

The Awesome Opossum | Wild Kratts

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Come learn about opossums and their families with the Kratt brothers. They stumble across a mother opossum and her babies on an adventure in the Florida cypress swamps.

Secret Turkey Lurk | Wild Kratts

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Chris and Martin go on a creature hunt for the elusive wild turkey. These birds are smart, fast, and good at avoiding predators!

Know Ohio | Ohio's Insects

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This overview highlights and provides some detail about a few of the many insects found in Ohio: the cicada, praying mantis; and, Ohio's state insect — the lady bug!

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