Search Results (17)

View
Selected filters:
  • Bureau of Land Management
Bighorn sheep running away in Lower Snake River District of Idaho
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Many times, an animal's only defense is speed and running away from predators.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/01/2007
Black-tailed deer in the grass
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Deer are herbivores, meaning they graze on plants. Deer are consumed by coyotes, which use their keen eyesight and speed to attack the deer.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (CSUF;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
07/14/2007
Buffalo grazing on Wyoming prairies
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Grasslands are found where rainfall is low and temperatures are extreme. Grasslands experience drought and occasional fires. The soil of grasslands is deep, moist, and nutrient rich from dead grass and other organisms, which is good for agriculture.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (CSUF;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
06/08/2007
Burned pinyon-juniper stand near Winnemucca
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Fires release nutrients, reduce parasites, and open space for animals and smaller plants needing sunlight. Many pine trees need the intense heat from fires for seed release.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
12/27/2006
Cattails at Blanca wetlands near Alamosa
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Wetlands are areas with shallow waters that flow over lands that border rivers, lakes or ocean waters. Wetlands can be marine or fresh water and are one of the most productive and nutrient-rich biomes.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/04/2007
Coyote watching for prey in Idaho
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

The coyote has good senses of hearing, sight, and smell used to detect prey. After targeting the prey, the coyote uses its fast speed to capture and kill the animal.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
12/29/2006
Deer in a forest clearing at the Upper River District in Idaho
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Boreal forests are found at high elevations with cold, dry winters and mild summers. Forest ecosystems have only a few species of trees. Different organisms live in the canopy and on the forest floor due to differences in sunlight availability.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/04/2007
Florida blue jay
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Blue jays feast mostly on seeds and nuts. They have small and sharp beaks to be able to grab the tiny seeds and nuts and break them apart to eat.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/13/2007
Great blue heron
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Blue herons eat mostly fish. The large and wide beaks allow the blue herons to eat fish in one bite.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/13/2007
Insect behaving like a leaf on vegetation
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

The insect is better able to avoid being eaten by camouflaging with the leaves.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/01/2007
Marmots in the back country of Colorado
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Marmots are in the same family as squirrels, prairie dogs, and chipmunks but are the largest rodent of the group. Marmots are mistaken for prairie dogs because they have similar colored fur, small tails, and a rounded head.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/08/2007
Palms on a forest floor in Florida
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Palms are also monocots and have only one seed leaf (dicots have two seed leaves). The flowers of palms have leaves in multiples of three. Monocots differ from dicots in root and tissue structure also, but all are angiosperms.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/13/2007
Pelican on the water in Florida
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Pelicans feed on medium fish. They survey the waters for fish and then dive straight in the water to scoop the fish into the pouch within their mouths.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/13/2007
Sea gulls wading in shallow water in Florida
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Seagulls eat fish, crab, and mussels. The sharp beak allows them to kill their prey by stabbing them (the fish and crab) and tearing their flesh apart from the hard shell (crab and mussel).

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/13/2007
Tortoise peaking out of a burrow site
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Tortoises are slow-moving animals that are defenseless against fast-moving predators. Tortoises will dig burrow sites to hide from predators. Large predators cannot fit in the burrow site.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/01/2007
Vegetation with large leaves for the Jupiter Inlet in Florida
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Parallel veins are characteristic of monocots. Dicots have net-like veins. All other images show monocots with the exception of the fern, which is not a seed plant.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/13/2007
Yellow fruit from an unknown plant in Florida
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Simple fruit results from a single flower with a single ovary. Fruits protect seeds. When animals eat the fruits, they spread the seeds in their feces. This is a unique adaptation for angiosperm seed dispersal.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Bureau of Land Management
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Katie Hale (California State University, Fullerton;Student, Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
01/13/2007