Life Cycles

The Tiny Seed

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Carried from its flower home by the autumn wind, a tiny seed travels around the world.

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Primary
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00:11
The Tiny Seed

What do you know about life cycles?

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Uses a question and answer format to teach young readers about the life cycles of living creatures such as insects, amphibians, birds, and mammals. Discusses metamorphosis, a larva, and bird and fish eggs as part of a life cycle, and other related material.

What do you know about life cycles?

Clara Caterpillar

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Clara is a cute cabbage Caterpillar. But to Catisha, who is catty and crimson, Clara is only a common caterpillar with no hope of becoming a colorful butterfly. Sure enough, Clara comes out cream colored. And during an encounter with a hungry crow, Clara proves that being colorful and conspicuous doesn't compare with being common, content, and courageous.

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Clara Caterpillar

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

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Primary
Length: 
00:11
Ciclos de los seres vivos (Cycles in Living Things)

First the Egg

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WHICH CAME FIRST? The chicken or the egg? Simple die-cuts magically present transformation-- from seed to flower, tadpole to frog, caterpillar to butterfly.

The acclaimed author of Black? White! Day? Night! and Lemons Are Not Red gives an entirely fresh and memorable presentation to the concepts of transformation and creatiity. Seed becomes flower, paint becomes picture, word becomes story--and the commonplace becomes extraordinary as children look through and turn the pages of this novel and winning book.

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 Spanish language version of this video at: Ciclos de los seres vivos.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Cycles in Living Things

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

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In this colorful movie, students will be introduced to bugs of all shapes and sizes: bugs that crawl, bugs that fly, bugs that sting, and bugs that don't.

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Primary
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00:08
Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

Life Cycles (1997)

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Join Bill Nye as he goes around and around and around to explain the cycle of life.

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Elementary
Middle
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00:23
Life Cycles

Life Cycles (2008)

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Living things go through changes in the course of their lives, referred to as life cycles. This program takes a look at the life cycles of living organisms, specifically focusing on plants and animals. Exciting video footage and colorful animations illustrate how living things change as their lives progress.

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Elementary
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0:15
Life Cycles