Biology

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
Adaptaciones (Adaptations)

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
Ciclos de los seres vivos (Cycles in Living Things)

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
Que es un anfibio? (What is an Amphibian?)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells, taken without her knowledge, become one of the most important tools in medicine. The first immortal human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than 60 years.

Grade Level: 
Lexile: 
1140L
Length: 
12:30
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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
Biodiversity

Biological Energy—Here, Let Me Fix It!

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Text developed by the Utah State Office of Education and Utah educators about the effects that humans have on food webs.

A Trail Through Leaves: The Journal as a Path to Place by Hannah Hinchman

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This google ebook can be read directly online.

John Muir Journals

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This is a link to the journals of naturalist John Muir. Click on the cover of any journal to see inside and then select a page with drawings and text.

Birds in Town & Village by W. H. Hudson

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This ebook can be read online or downloaded as an epub, kindle format, or plain text format.

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