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The Biology Of Algae

19 minutes

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Part of the "Branches on the Tree of Life" series. The term "algae" is a catchall for several evolutionary lines of photosynthetic organisms: dinoflagellates, red algae (plastids with chlorophyll A), diatoms, yellow-brown algae and brown algae (chlorophylls A and C), and green algae (chlorophylls A and B). Explores the diversity, structure, ecological roles, and modern classification of these primary producers. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.

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Runtime: 19 minutes

Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 1
16 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 2
17 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 3
22 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 4
17 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 4
18 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 5
19 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 6
24 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 7
20 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 8
16 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 9
7 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12