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Land Between Two Rivers: Part 3

Think Like A Diatom (#303)

Straddling the worlds of plants and animals, diatoms and other algae are at the vital base of the food chain. The role they play in the energy cycle and in helping humankind is examined. [30 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Grade Levels
6-8
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Social Studies
Series Length
13 episodes
Average Episode Length
29 minutes
Record Rights
Recording/duplication allowed in perpetuity. If you miss the broadcast, contact your AEA for copies.
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Series Description: LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS: PART 3 surveys the array of Iowa's plant, animal, insect and marine life against the backdrop of encroaching agricultural and urban development. The programs provide both concrete and abstract food for thought about Iowans' responsibility for their natural heritage.

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