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Origin and Diversity of Plants

20 minutes 42 seconds

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The conquest of land by plants and their proliferation is an biologic story. This video highlights the evolution of plants, while also describing the major groupings of modern-day plants. Concepts and terminology include: chloroplasts, photosynthetic pigments, cell wall, green algae, nonvascular plants, vascular plants, gymnosperm, angiosperm, alteration of generations, Bryophyta, Hepaticophyta, Anthocerotophyta, Pteridophyta, Lycophyta, Sphenophyta, Psilotophyta, Coniferophyta, Cycadophyta, Gnetophyta, Ginkgophyta, and Anthophyta.

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    Anonymous (Talladega, AL)
    February 1st, 2016 at 08:56 AM

    this video had excellent coverage of 7th grade plant unit (vascular, nonvascular and reproductive cycles)