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Abundant green plants on the forest floor
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Green plants make their own food by a process called photosynthesis. They also use nutrients and water from the soil to grow. Primary consumers (insects, chipmunks, mice and deer) eat green plants.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
U.S. Department of Transportation
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:
04/23/2007
Acid test
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Baking soda can be used as an indicator of how much acid a substance contains. Lemons and limes have more acid in them than grapefruits and oranges. Indophenol can be used as an indicator of how much vitamin C is in a substance.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Olivia Worland (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
06/06/2008
Adult Artemia blood circulation
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Artemia adult's blood circulation in the tail and appendages.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Mildred Hoover (Salem State College;Biology Department)
Nancy Pelaez (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
07/25/2008
Adult Monarch butterfly
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The Monarch butterfly is an insect and has six legs and two sets of wings. The butterfly drinks using a straw-like mouth structure.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Texas State University
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:
08/17/2007
Adult darkling beetle
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The female adult darkling beetle lays hundreds of eggs that eventually hatch into tiny mealworms (larval stage). Darkling beetles do not have live births.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
Arizona State University
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
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:
01/07/2007
Aerial view of a city
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When a city is built, habitat and most organisms living in it are killed or forced to flee. Cities use a lot of energy and water and create a tremendous amount of waste and runoff. Development is the biggest source of pollution.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
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:
01/12/2007
Algal bloom in a lake in Tennessee
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Large amounts of nutrients from agricultural runoff and pollution cause increased growth of algae. Algal blooms cause other organisms to die because the algae uses up all the oxygen in the water to grow. Eventually, this body of water will have no life in it.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USGS
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:
01/12/2007
Algal cell
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This red algal cell (Chlamydomonas nivalis) gives mountain snow packs a red tint. It uses the pollutants in snow as food. It cannot be seen without a microscope.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USDA-ARS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
N/A N/A (USDA;ARS)
Date Added:
05/19/2008
Alligator weed
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Alligator weed is a non-native species of plant in the United States that can damage waterways by clogging them and reducing water flow. Also, it grows in a way that reduces light penetration into the water. Alligator weed is being reduced by a few different insects that were released as biological control agents, such as the alligator weed flea beetle.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
USDA-NRCS
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Robert H. Mohlenbrock (USDA-NRCS;)
Date Added:
11/12/2006
Amphibians
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Amphibians are vertebrates. Amphibians lay eggs to reproduce and undergo metamorphosis to go from offspring to adult. They are cold-blooded, meaning they rely on their surrounding environment and the sun to stay warm.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Olivia Worland (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
06/11/2008
Animal Products: Wool
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Sheep can be sheared of their woolly coat. Humans use this coat, known as wool, to make warm clothing for the winter months.

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
South Central Family Farm Research Center-Boonesville, AR
USDA
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Ken Hammond (USDA;South Central Farmily Farm Research Center-Boonesville, AR)
Date Added:
10/09/2005
Animal Studies: Fish
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Fish are vertebrates, meaning they have a skeletal system to support their bodies. All fish live underwater. Fish have gills to help them breathe underwater and fins to help them swim. Most fish are cold-blooded, meaning their body temperature is regulated by the surrounding water temperature.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Olivia Worland (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
06/12/2008
Animal camouflage
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Some animals are capable of concealing themselves against their surroundings. The patterns, colors, or behaviors they show that help them accomplish this are called camouflage.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Olivia Worland (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
07/15/2008
Animal marks and trails
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Items in nature, such as twigs and leaves, can show bite and chew marks where animals have been eating off of plants. Animals make trails by traveling over the same area several times to get to a destination.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Olivia Worland (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
06/13/2008
Animals live in many different homes and habitats
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Not all animals live in the forest, or the ocean, or the desert. There are many different habitats where animals live.

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
Purdue University
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Olivia Worland (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
05/23/2008
Animal tracks
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If an animal track is fork-shaped, it was probably made by a bird. If the track shows four or five toes and is paw-shaped, it was probably made by a mammal. There are many other tracks that different animals make.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Olivia Worland (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
06/13/2008
Annelids
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Annelids are segmented animals. They have soft bodies and no legs. They usually move by crawling.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Olivia Worland (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
06/12/2008
Another view of Daphnia's movements
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Daphnia with beating heart, moving eye and antennae - note internal moving structures.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Salem State College
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Mildred Hoover (Salem State College;Biology Department)
Nancy Pelaez (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
07/19/2008
Anterior end of Daphnia
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Anterior end of Daphnia showing beating heart - note moving eyes and other body structures.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Purdue University
Salem State College
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Mildred Hoover (Salem State College;Biology Department)
Nancy Pelaez (Purdue University;Biological Sciences)
Date Added:
07/19/2008
Ant external anatomy
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An ant's body is separated into three parts: the head, thorax, and gaster. The jaws help carry food and move objects around. The antennae allow ants to "smell" by detecting chemicals.

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
U.S. Air Force
Video and Image Data Access (VIDA) Collection
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Jerry Lavoie (U.S. Air Force;)
Date Added:
08/27/2003