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Scientists are conducting land surveys in the Southern Appalachians to determine just how healthy the land and water is. In their research, they discover that the smallest creature living in the area, the salamander, provides the most information and are important to the health of the ecosystem.

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Runtime: 5 minutes 39 seconds

An illustrated frog with rushes and daisies. Spanish captions.
Animapaka (Spanish)
Episode 3
14 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Black frog with yellow stripes that is approximately twice as long as the tip of a pencil (pencil included for size comparison). Caption: this tiny little Eleutherodactylus frog.
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9 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Close up of a striped salamander mostly submerged and surrounded by plant life. Caption: (narrator) This pond is an ephemeral wetland.
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Episode 1
6 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A frog riding on a toy truck being pulled on a string. Caption: [toy piano music]
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Grade Level: Ps - 4
A young boy by the water is holding a frog and crouches to show a dog what he has. Caption: ribbit, ribbit
21 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 4
A frog in mid-leap. Caption: (female narrator) Frogs have managed to navigate life on Earth
Season 24 / Ep 13
29 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Close up of a green amphibian head with white stripes. Caption: between a frog and a toad.
24 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Episode 1
12 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cycle showing eggs leading to tadpole; tadpole developing back legs and keeping tail; tadpole developing all four legs, losing some of the tail, and looking more like a frog; to an adult frog who produces eggs. Caption: to watch what happens to the eggs.
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Episode 1
1 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Person standing at a control board with reels of tape. Caption: The good old days of reel-to-reel aren't over yet.
Science Nation
Episode 236
3 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12