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BioMEDIA Video: Life in Aquatic Environments (1-Year Schoolwide Subscription)

Item # 522570 Online Only

Grades 6–12. Engage students and reinforce teaching with this streaming series of programs on aquatic and marine life. This schoolwide subscription gives all teachers and students affiliated with the school access to the series for 1 year.



This eLearning product will be available for activation within 24 hours of your order.

Grades 6–12. In these programs life is examined in terms of habitat, diversity, adaptation, ecological riches, and interrelationships. Modular presentation, stunning biological photography, and up-to-date learning design create a powerful teaching resource for the study of aquatic and marine life. This series is 85 minutes long and includes 3 programs and 25 chapters:

Program 1: The Biology of Seashores

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study of Seashores
  • Chapter 2: Tides, and Abiotic/Biotic Conditions
  • Chapter 3: Wave Shock and Defense
  • Chapter 4: Feeding
  • Chapter 5: Reproduction
  • Chapter 6: Rocky Shore Habitat and Zonation
  • Chapter 7: Sandy Beach/Mudflats/Docks

Program 2: The Biology of Lakes, Ponds, Streams, and Wetlands

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Still Water Environments
  • Chapter 2: The Weedy Shallows
  • Chapter 3: Open Water Environments
  • Chapter 4: Bottom Environment
  • Chapter 5: Vernal Pools
  • Chapter 6: Stream Life, Inhabitants, and Adaptations

Program 3: Exploring Vernal Pools

  • Chapter 1: Protozoans: Paramecium, Vorticella, Nassula, Peranema
  • Chapter 2: Algae
  • Chapter 3: Bacteria: Decomposer Bacteria, Cyanobacteria, and Others
  • Chapter 4: Rotifers: The Smallest Animals, Free-Swimming and Colonial Varieties Presented
  • Chapter 5: Flatworms: Two Are Featured, A Predator and a Farmer Species That Hosts Algae Cells
  • Chapter 6: Ostracods: Tiny Crustaceans That Feed on Detritus
  • Chapter 7: Water Fleas: Featuring Daphnia, Shows Eggs and Physiology
  • Chapter 8: Copepods: The Most Abundant Crustaceans on Earth
  • Chapter 9: Clam Shrimp: Found Only in the Muddy Bottom of Vernal Pools
  • Chapter 10: Fairy Shrimp: They Filter the Water to Feed on Microorganisms
  • Chapter 11: Tadpole Shrimp: Another of the Three Eubranchipods Studied
  • Chapter 12: Insects: Larval Stages of Damselflies, Dragonflies, Diving Beetles and Midges

It also includes 3 additional reference documents for download. This schoolwide subscription gives all teachers and students affiliated with the school access to the series of programs for 1 year.

  • This item is only available at Carolina.com.
  • This item is an eLearning product and is accessed via Carolina Science Online. You will receive an Access Code via email within 24 hours of your order, which you will use to activate the product.
Item# 522570
Computer System Requirements Computer running Windows® 98 or higher or Macintosh® OS X (10.1+) or mobile device (Windows®, Apple®, or Android™ tablet or smart phone) with appropriate operating system; audio capability (sound card) to accommodate streaming video and audio.
Software Requirements Adobe® Flash® Player 9+ h.264 (free download from https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer) and appropriate Internet browser for your device. Connectivity: High-speed Internet connection (broadband DSL or cable, no dial-up).
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Components Qty Included?
The Biology of Seashores Program 1 Included
The Biology of Lakes, Ponds, Streams, and Wetlands Program 1 Included
Exploring Vernal Pools Program 1 Included
Additional Documents for Download Included
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