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Title: Caves: Extreme Conditions for Life
Url: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.eiu.lifecondtn/
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: This video segment, adapted from a NOVA broadcast, discusses the extreme environments that caves present for living organisms, and the unique strategies for survival adopted by communities of cave-dwelling microbes that live off simple inorganic compounds like iron and sulfur. It also points out that life might also exist on other planets that provide similar primitive conditions. The segment is four minutes forty-two seconds in length.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain -- Other natural landforms -- Karst landforms -- Caves. Speleology
Science -- Botany -- Plant ecology -- Physiographic regions (General) -- Land -- Other special, A-Z -- Caves
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- By type of environment, A-Z -- Caves
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Geographical distribution. Biogeography. Phylogeography -- Physiographic divisions -- Land -- Caves
Science -- Zoology -- Geographical distribution -- Physiographic divisions -- Land -- Caves
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Geology
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Biology
earth science
Ecology
Education (General)
science
Date Of Record Release: 2011-07-12 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-09-10 13:17:26 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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Resource URL Clicks: 5
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