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Branches on the Tree of Life: The Biology of Echinoderms

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Part of the "Branches on the Tree of Life" series. Echinoderms are one branch of the deuterostome line of animal evolution, the branch to which Chordates also belong. Covers phylum characteristics and key biological details for five classes: sea stars, brittle stars and basket stars, sea urchins and sand dollars (including developmental stages), sea cucumbers, and crinoids (feather stars). Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.

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Runtime: 16 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
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Episode 3
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Episode 4
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Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 4
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Episode 7
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