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Branches on the Tree of Life: The Biology of Molluscs

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Part of the "Branches on the Tree of Life" series. Phylum Mollusca is the second most diverse phylum of animals, with over 100,000 known species. First examined are the basic characteristics of the phylum-a soft body, muscular foot, mantle cavity with gill, and hard calcified shell. Studies the four most familiar classes of molluscs (chitons, gastropods, bivalves, and cephalopods) in depth, viewing structure, life history, adaptations, and ecological interactions. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.

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Runtime: 14 minutes 54 seconds

Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 1
14 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 2
14 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 3
20 minutes 4 seconds
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Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 4
17 minutes 45 seconds
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Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 4
17 minutes 19 seconds
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Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 5
19 minutes 31 seconds
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Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 6
21 minutes 20 seconds
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Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 7
17 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 8
12 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 9
14 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12