Fungus

The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs

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Despite being completely nonfiction, this title reads with all the suspense and mystery of any great novel. The story begins in 1996, when Karen Lips travels to a high mountain forest in Panama to study the golden frogs that live there. Upon discovering a large amount of dead frogs, Karen collects a few of them and later learns that a fungus is to blame for the frogs' death. Over the next decade, Project Golden Frog is launched and put into motion in order to collect and protect Panama's golden frogs until the fungus can be understood and controlled.

The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs

The Biology of Fungi (2004)

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Branches on the Tree of Life: Fungi explores the structure, life cycles, ecology, classification, and evolutionary relationships of four major lines of fungi: Chytrids, Zygomycetes (various molds), Ascomycetes (yeasts, cup fungi,

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:15
The Biology of Fungi

Classifying Plants and Fungi (2006)

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Everywhere we look we see plants. These two very important kingdoms of living things are the focus of this colorful and fascinating program. The major taxonomic categories of these organisms are discussed, as are some of the specific characteristics of these fascinating organisms.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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00:20
Classifying Plants and Fungi