On Arbor Day, people are encouraged to plant and care for trees. Use our accessible media to support your study and appreciation of trees, nature, and the spring.
Spring explores the features of spring, focusing on the unique habits of plants, animals, and people during this season. Additional concepts and terminology: season, sunlight, warmth, hibernation, migration, revolution, axis, and equinox.
Plants is part of the "Branches on the Tree of Life" series. It uses crisp graphic animation to describe the molecular-level mechanisms of photosynthesis. Examples of this critical element of plant biology include the major plant groups of mosses, liverworts, ferns, horsetails, and the seed plants (gymnosperms and flowering plants). Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.
Protists examines the environments and structures of different kinds of protists. Some act like plants (Euglena, algae, diatoms, volvox), some like animals (amoebas, ciliates, parameciums, zooflagellates), and some like fungi (slime mold).
The Six Kingdom Classification: Part 1, Animals, Plants, & Fungi presents a brief history of what new information caused the classification of living things to evolve from the original two kingdom classification of animals and plants by Linnaeus in the 18th century to the present-day six kingdoms: Animal, Plant, Fungi, Protista, Eubacteria, and Archaebacteria.