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Ecosystems

All the organisms that live in a place, along with the specific environment. These videos show the interactions within an ecosystem.

There are 14 videos in this category and 292 videos in 35 subcategories.

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Ages: 8 - 18
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Michael Pollan gives a plant's-eye view
From ted.com, produced by TED
This 17:30 video provides an entertaining lecture on how to look at the world from the perspective of a plant to provide students and others a fresh look at life.  The theme is: What if human consciousness isn't the end-all and be-all of Darwinism? W... [more]
Found by freealan in Ecosystems
March 24, 2012 at 11:40 AM
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Ages: 7 - 11
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Ecosystems - by StudyJams
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
Each ecosystem is made up of living and nonliving things that interact and depend on each other for life.  Some examples of ecosystems are deserts, tropical rainforests, and grasslands.  Learn more about ecosystems with this cartoon animation from St... [more]
Found by begamatt in Ecosystems
May 17, 2011 at 08:59 PM
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Ages: 7 - 11
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Changes in Ecosystems - by StudyJams
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
Ecosystems are constantly going through gradual changes.  Sometimes those changes are natural, and sometimes they are caused by humans.  Learn more about changes in an ecosystem with this cartoon animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz... [more]
Found by begamatt in Ecosystems
May 17, 2011 at 09:04 PM
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Ages: 6 - 11
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Bill Nye the Science Guy - "We're All Connected"
From YouTube, produced by Bill Nye the Science Guy
This Bill Nye song shares with students that we all need each other to make our ecosystems work. Students will enjoy the photographs of the various animals sung about in this video. This is a great resource to introduce and/or reinforce ecosystems an... [more]
July 6, 2012 at 04:14 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Analyzing an Ecosystem (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
What are ecological systems, and what types of organisms live in these environments? This interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta identifies the living and nonliving components of an animated ecosystem. Users are also invited to l... [more]
April 24, 2012 at 12:59 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Exploring Garden Ecosystems
From teachingchannel.org, produced by The Teaching Channel
Lesson ObjectiveStudents work in groups to explore attributes of ecosystems first-hand.  Questions to ConsiderWhat does the teacher do at the beginning of the lesson to manage 3 different groups doing 3 different activities?What advice does Ms. Reed ... [more]
January 19, 2012 at 10:42 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Biomagnification!
From YouTube
This is a student-made project for science class that helps explain Biomagnification. Images and text are set to music.  The text is presented on the screen quickly and students may benefit from viewing the video more than one time.  Biomagnification... [more]
April 26, 2012 at 02:53 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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250 Million Tons Of It
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Thinkport Media
In the Susquehanna River, there is much polluted sediment build up compiled and slowly seeping into the Chesapeake Bay. However, large portions of the sediment are still compacted at three hydroelectric dams along the river in Pennsylvania and Maryla... [more]
April 9, 2012 at 09:57 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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What Is Ecology?
From Slideboom
Teacher-produced animated slide show. Explains the basic terms covered in Ecology, such as biosphere, biome, community, ecosystem, biotic and abiotic, etc. Detailed explanation of the difference between autotrophs and heterotrophs. Includes links to ... [more]
Found by laneyk in Ecosystems
July 27, 2009 at 06:40 PM
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Planet Earth: Forests: Taiga Forest
From discovery.com, produced by Discovery
This three minute video explains the importance of the Taiga Forest that holds 1/3 of all the trees on earth. It is filled with carnivores but little prey. Only some animals can eat the pine needles. A real eye-opener for students, but a map of t... [more]
Found by freealan in Ecosystems
January 5, 2012 at 09:37 PM
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