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The World of Plants

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Blooming sunflower. Caption: Dicots, such as the sunflowers, are more common,

Why are plants important to life? What makes a plant a plant? Investigates their general characteristics as well as major groups, habitats, and predecessors. Includes video questions, a review, and a quiz.

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Runtime: 20 minutes 40 seconds

Closeup of dried bean pods still on the plant. Caption: Beans grow inside pods that come in various shapes, sizes,
Farm To Market
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Grade Level: K - 3
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Grade Level: 3 - 5
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Grade Level: 3 - 6
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Grade Level: 4 - 8
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1 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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23 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
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Episode 44
1 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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