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The Living Oceans Series (9 Programs)

The Living Oceans Series (9 Programs)
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DVD Item#: 24099
Program: 20 Min. Each
Closed Captioned
This series, produced by the award-winning company that made the IMAX feature Deep Sea, uses stunning underwater footage to show the diverse world of the ocean.
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Item# 24091, $49.00
Adaptations To Underwater Nights
The mysteries of ocean ecology are evident in the annual spawning of coral, the molting of lobsters, the feeding habits of sharks and cuttlefish, and the deadly attacks of squid. Live-action footage captures opalescent squid as they lay their eggs then die in vast numbers. These are the creatures that come out when twilight falls.

Item# 24081, $49.00
Coral Reefs: Ecological Communities
Live-action underwater footage captures the ecological balance between animals and plants on a Caribbean coral reef.

Item# 24083, $49.00
Marine Predator-Prey Relationships
Live-action underwater photography captures the lives of predators and prey in the world?s oceans.

Item# 24093, $49.00
Sharks: Species and Survival
Live-action underwater footage reveals the hunting habits of the oceans? deadliest predators, sharks.

Item# 24095, $49.00
Starfish Ecological Communities
Live-action film captures the lives of sea stars (starfish) inhabiting the ocean bottom.

Item# 24085, $49.00
Symbiosis in Ocean Communities
This colorful program shows the hunting habits and defenses of tuna, hammerhead sharks, snake eels, lobsters, hermit crabs, and several other species.

Item# 24087, $49.00
The Great Whales
Live-action underwater footage captures the lives of several whale species, including blue whales, southern right whales, humpback whales, sperm whales, and California gray whales.

Item# 24097, $49.00
Venomous Marine Adaptations
Live-action footage captures the mysteries of venomous marine creatures such as nudibranchs, sea anemones, jellyfish, moray eels, and scorpion fish.

Item# 24089, $49.00
The Ecology of Kelp Forests
Live-action underwater footage reveals the dimensions and structure of kelp forests inhabited by fish, sea urchins, moray eels, and other creatures.
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The Living Oceans Series (9 Programs)

Sciences  Life Sciences   Biology   Ecology   Oceanography/Marine Biology

This series, produced by the award-winning company that made the IMAX feature Deep Sea, uses stunning underwater footage to show the diverse world of the ocean. The nine programs in the series teach students about biodiversity, symbiosis, predator-prey relationships, and other aspects of marine life. This series will enhance students' appreciation of the ocean and its creatures, and it clearly shows why the degradation of Earth’s seas may present a greater threat to the planet than any other form of environmental damage.

 
   Key Benefits:
  • Aligns with Life Sciences and Biology standards for adaptations, ecosystems, animal behavior, classification, body structures, symbioses, reproduction and other topics in Oceans and Marine Biology, usually studied in grades 4-10
  • Worldwide location footage of rare and unknown life forms and processes, often in extreme and remote biological niches gives students the experiences of the planet's largest most diverse ecological region
  • Reveals astonishing facts about competition and cooperation among life forms showing the processes of ecology and symbiosis in action
  • Clear scripts, instructional designs and careful match of visual and audio information make these programs especially strong teaching tools for imparting scientific information only available through media