Biology

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
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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
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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
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0:20
Origin and Diversity of Plants

Senses (2010)

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Whether it is the sight of colorful flowers, or the smell of freshly baked cookies, our senses are constantly at work. Breathtaking video footage and three-dimensional animations illustrate how complex sensory organs function. Special attention is also given to ways to care for sensory organs.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Senses

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

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.

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Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Adaptations

Simple Animals (2008)

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This colorful, exciting program explores the fascinating world of invertebrate animals. Live-action footage conveys basic features of the major invertebrate groups. Special attention is paid to the body structure and physical features of simple animals.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Simple Animals

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