Living Environment

Animales complejos (Complex Animals) (2008)

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There are millions of different types of animals on Earth, ranging from simple animals, such as sponges and worms, to more complex animals. This program explores complex animals, specifically the major vertebrate groups: fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Crisp, exciting video footage portrays the major characteristics of each vertebrate group.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Animales complejos (Complex Animals)

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)

Que es el ciclo de agua? (What is the Water Cycle?) (2011)

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This beautiful program illustrates the key components of the water cycle that occurs everywhere around us. Concepts and terminology: condensation, evaporation, precipitation, cloud, rain, snow, sleet, and hail.

Find the English language version of this video at: What is the Water Cycle?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:12
Que es el ciclo de agua? (What is the Water Cycle?)

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 insecto? (What is an insect?) (2011)

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This fascinating program takes a look at the major characteristics of familiar and unusual insects that swarm the planet. Concepts and terminology: invertebrate, six legs, and exoskeleton.

Find the english version of this video at: What is an Insect?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Que es un insecto? (What is an insect?)

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?)

Rainforest Birds

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The brightly colored hornbill often follows troops of monkeys through the rainforest to eat pieces of fruit dropped by the munching primates. Rainforest Birds explores jungle habitats and the various species of unique birds that live there.

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IG1020L
Rainforest Birds

Rain Forests

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Discusses tropical rain forests, including their flora, fauna, and indigenous peoples, as well as the activities that threaten their destruction and the consequences of that destruction.

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Rain Forests

Journey Through the Northern Rainforest

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Put on a Haida Indian eagle mask and soar as a magnificent bird of prey into the endangered world of the northern rainforest. Delicate, clearly captioned line drawings guide readers on an unforgettable journey through the seasons of a bald eagle's year, while crystalline photographs by world-renowned nature photographer Art Wolfe and a compelling, fact-filled narrative by Karen Pandell reveal the secrets of our national bird's natural habitat.

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Journey Through the Northern Rainforest

People and Places

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There is an abundance of life in the rain forests of Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Amazon, though few humans live there. People and Places describes what and where the world's tropical rain forests are, how they are decreasing in size, and who the settlers, scientists, and indigenous peoples are who live in the rain forests.

People and Places

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