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Daphnia

7 minutes

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Part of the "The Biology Classics" series. Daphnia are small, planktonic crustaceans. Provides a classic study in arthropod behavior and anatomy. Examines the eye, brain, jaws, intestine, legs (with gills), and heart. Identifies two kinds of eggs: those that hatch directly into female daphnia and resistant eggs that carry the species through periods of freezing and drying. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.

Media Details

Runtime: 7 minutes

The Biology Classics
Episode 1
12 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
The Biology Classics
Episode 2
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Episode 3
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Episode 4
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