Water & Life On Planet Earth
Moutain Lake & Stream Ecosystems (#103)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: This series presents the most comprehensive information yet produced on the environmental, community and scientific relationships of water and life on Planet Earth. Its urgent cross-curricular theme reveals water as the essential body ingredient, habitat, and keystone to our quality of life.
Water Makes Life Possible (#101)
This program shows how almost all life depends on water and how ecosystems are created by and with water. [13 minutes]
The Water Cycle (#102)
The water cycle and water’s changing states are explored. [12 minutes]
This program takes a look at how the extreme climates found in mountain and frozen communities are very unsuitable for most life, but are home to some very unique species. [12 minutes]
Frozen Ecosystem Adaptations (#104)
Students learn how ice and snow can be beneficial to plants and animals living in frozen communities. [13 minutes]
River Ecosystems (#105)
Explores the vast ecosystems of river communities. Known for their biodiversity and abundance of life, these ecosystems also reveal startling adaptations of the plants and animals that live there. [13 minutes]
Rainforest Adaptations (#106)
This program explores the vast ecosystem of rainforest communities. Known for their biodiversity and abundance of life, these ecosystems also reveal startling adaptations of the plants and animals that live there. [13 minutes]