Biology

Animal Locomotion (1995)

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Bill’s in the swim with the “Animal Locomotion” episode.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
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00:23
Animal Locomotion

Reptiles (1994)

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Leapin’ lizards! It’s Bill Nye’s episode on reptiles.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
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00:23
Reptiles

Inside the Living Cell: Essential Cell Biology (2004)

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DVD is broken down into over 30 learning modules.

Unit 1: The Cell - Unit of Life: Includes the Discovery of Cells; Cell Structures; DNA Directs Cell Activities; Electron Microscopes; Chemistry of Life.
This program shows the kinds of cells and emphasizes the fact that all cells have a common organization and how all cells carry out similar biochemical processes.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Inside the Living Cell: Essential Cell Biology

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.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Investigating Plant Structure and Function

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?

Blood and Circulation (2008)

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The cardiovascular system supplies the body with oxygen, transports wastes produced by cells, and helps fight disease and infection. Colorful animations illustrate the structure and function of the primary components of the cardiovascular system- the heart, blood, and blood vessels. Tips on maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system are also discussed.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Blood and Circulation

Food and Digestion (2008)

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Every day we eat a wide variety of food to provide the body with the energy it needs. All food is not the same and contains different types of nutrients. This program explores the six major groups of nutrients. Three-dimensional animations help explain the process of digestion in the body. Special attention is given to healthy eating habits.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Food and Digestion

Moving Muscles and Bones (2008)

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Bones and muscles, which enable the body to move and carry out its everyday functions, are the focus of this program. Easy-to-understand anatomical animations depict different bones and joints found in the body. The three primary types of muscles – smooth, cardiac, and skeletal – are discussed, with special attention given to their roles within the body.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Moving Muscles and Bones

Magnificent Mammals (2010)

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We are all familiar with common examples of mammals such as cats, dogs, and horses. Humans are also mammals. This action-packed program illustrates the common characteristics of mammals while also exploring some of the major mammalian groups.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Magnificent Mammals

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.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Origin and Diversity of Plants

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