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Branches on the Tree of Life: The Biology of Algae

19 minutes 31 seconds

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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 31 seconds

Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 1
14 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
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Episode 2
14 minutes 52 seconds
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Episode 3
20 minutes 4 seconds
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Episode 4
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Episode 4
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Episode 5
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Episode 6
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Episode 7
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Episode 8
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Episode 9
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