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Plant Adaptations

Special characteristics of plants that allow them to survive and reproduce in their specific environments.

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Ages: 8 - 18
Caterpillars Feeding on Exploding Touch-Me-Not Seed Pods
From YouTube, produced by BBC Earth
These caterpillars are close to extinction, and their Touch-Me-Nots based diet doesn't help them. (02:58)
June 1, 2019 at 03:53 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
The Secret Social Life of Plants
From YouTube, produced by Alex Reich, Peter Reich, Emily Elert
This video uses animation to discuss the defenses plants use to as protection against predators and other problems. (02:31)
June 22, 2014 at 06:17 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
Rosary Peas (Toxic)
From YouTube, produced by Alex Trimpe & Mandy Rose
This animated is by Alex Trimpe and the voice-over is by Mandy Rose. The rosary pea contains a poison called abrin, which is nearly twice as toxic as ricin. (00:35)
March 8, 2015 at 04:41 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
How Hot and Spicy Foods Work
From 5min, produced by On Network
Things are getting a little hot and spicy in this episode of Food Science! Why do certain plants cause our mouths such pain? 'Piquant' chemicals in these foods are the results of compounds from certain chemicals in the plants that were designed to pr... [more]
May 5, 2010 at 03:58 PM
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Ages: 8 - 15
Plant Structure and Adaptations
From YouTube, produced by The Amoeba Sisters
Never look at a plant the same way again! Come explore plant structure and the many adaptations that make plants true survivors. This clip briefly compares vascular and nonvascular plant structure before jumping into several plant adaptations. We'll ... [more]
August 3, 2014 at 09:13 PM
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Ages: 6 - 11
Plant Adaptations from StudyJam
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
For plants to live and grow in certain environments, they must adapt to their surroundings to get their basic needs met and ward off predators. This animated video from StudyJam explains various plant adaptations.
May 14, 2011 at 05:33 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Tree and Plant Life in the Jungle - Fascinating Time-Lapse
From YouTube, produced by David Attendborough
In this video, suitable for all grades, students can see through the lens of time-lapse photography while David Attenborough focuses on the ability of plants competing to get the most sunlight in a thick tropical forest. This would be a nice video fo... [more]
August 7, 2009 at 09:34 AM
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Ages: 7 - 11
The Needs of a Plant: (An Interactive Game)
From bbc.co.uk, produced by BBC
In this interactive game, the main character, Sarah Jane, has been kidnapped and is challenged to grow the Rakweed plant to win her freedom.  Students help Sarah Jane find sources of light and water in an attic in order to grow the plant.  (This link... [more]
June 13, 2012 at 11:12 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
If You Ever See This Tree, Run Fast And Yell For Help!
From YouTube, produced by BRIGHT SIDE
Which trees are dangerous to humans? There are over 3 trillion trees on our planet that clean our air, help prevent water pollution and soil erosion, and provide us with oxygen and shade on a hot day. (10:10)
June 1, 2019 at 04:21 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
How the Quiver Tree Survives in the Desert
From YouTube, produced by BBC Worldwide
David Attenborough looks at the strange Quiver tree, and how it survives in the desert. What an amazing example of an adaptation to an environment. (01:59)
February 28, 2010 at 10:56 PM
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