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Nature

The Body Changers (#1712)

Many animals have developed the special ability to transform themselves for survival, reproduction or both. This episode of NATURE probes the intriguing subject of physical transformation. The program explores a broad range of creatures with astonishing abilities, from the redwing blackbird, whose brain dramatically changes shape to accommodate the chants and songs of mating rituals, to a fungus that transforms itself into something resembling a stalk that plays a vital role in the proliferation of roundworms. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Grade Levels
6-8, 9-12
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
278 episodes
Average Episode Length
57 minutes
Record Rights
Record and retain for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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Series Description: NATURE, television's longest-running weekly natural history series, has won more than 200 honors from the television industry, parent groups, the international wildlife film community and environmental organizations, including the only award ever given to a television program by the Sierra Club.

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