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Branches On The Tree of Life

Branches On The Tree of Life

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Visualizing Cell Processes is a comprehensive program for teaching and studying fundamental cell processes at the high school/beginning college level. At the core of this program are educational videos utilizing clear animations and provide microscopic footage of living cells.

Illustration of plant structure. Caption: the photon's energy transfers to an electron.
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 1
14 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Sea floor with irregularly shaped white objects on it. Caption: composed almost entirely of hexactinellid sponges.
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 2
14 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Microscopic view of a transparent tube-shaped organism. Caption: an energy reserve the cell can draw on
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 3
20 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Tangle of thread-like substance. Caption: consisted of a nucleic acid core composed of either DNA or RNA
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 4
17 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Blurry microscopic view of an oval shaped object surrounded by green particles. Caption: In nature, these small organisms become links in food chains
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 4
17 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Straight line of light against a light blue background. Caption: in the 50-to-80-micrometer range.
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 5
19 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Closeup view of thin, light green tube-like structures growing off stone. Caption: and absorb the products of digestion,
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 6
21 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
A cell being viewed under a microscope. Caption: you can clearly see many of the larger structures
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 7
17 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A sea anemone with a captured crab, surrounded by other plant life. Caption: Even a large crab can be digested within a few hours.
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 8
12 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Underwater plants with small fish swimming through them. Caption: Flatworms were around for a long time.
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 9
14 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
A spherical organism only partly in focus. Long leg-like protrusions with bulges at the end. Caption: These colonial rotifers secrete a jellylike substance
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 10
15 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Beach with algae and other objects on it. Caption: Converting bacteria and organic material into protein,
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 11
14 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Spherical animal with spiny protrusions. Caption: Spines are adapted for different habitats:
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 12
16 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Closeup of a white mollusk. Caption: and simple eyes that can distinguish light from dark.
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 13
14 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Animal with a large mouth filled with sharp teeth. On the floor of the mouth is a perpendicular protrusion. Early Tetrapod (Ichthyostega) Caption: such as this 370-million-year-old predator.
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 14
18 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Small insect on the tip of a leaf. Caption: Ticks are parasites of birds and mammals.
Branches On The Tree of Life
Episode 15
25 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12