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The Shape of Life

The Shape of Life
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The Shape of Life This relatively obscure series (2002) is a real find. 7 hour long episodes tell the story of primarily invertebrates of the sea (sponges, anemones, flatworms, molluscs, arthropods, jellyfish, sea stars, etc...) over the course of time and how we relate and in some cases depend on these seemingly lowly creatures. Amazing video footage and computer graphics clearly explain everything. The scope of the video is worldwide. This is documentary film-making at its best. It's a shame it's not more widely known because it is easily as good as (better than, IMHO) PBS/BBC documentaries on the same subject. It covers the evolution of life on earth by explaining the gradual changes in anatomy (invertebrates to vertebrates, etc). Fascinating information, first-class photography and graphics, and some of the weirdest-looking creatures you have ever seen! After seeing this, you will probably have a renewed and more profound understanding of what the animal kingdom represents.

Evolution De tidigaste organismerna var encelliga och levde för tre och en halv miljarder år sedan. Alla organismer har genomgått en evolution och skillnaderna mellan dem beror på gradvisa anpassningar till olika livsmiljöer. Evolutionära förändringar har oftast lett till mer komplexa former men ibland har organismer förenklats, till exempel parasiter. Med evolutionsteorin kunde Charles Darwin förklara hur olika arter av växter och djur har förändrats och utvecklats sedan livet började på jorden. Av allt liv som funnits har 99,9% dött ut. Av nu levande flercelliga arter har nästan två miljoner hittills beskrivits. Fem frågor om evolution 1. Nej. Individer ”strävar” inte medvetet att bli perfekt anpassade till sin miljö. 2. Nej, den gynnar de egenskaper som leder till flest avkommor. liten - om miljön är trångsnabb - för att komma undan rovdjurklara hög temperatur - om man lever i tropikerna Det avgörande är samspelet mellan egenskaperna och miljön och om det leder till stor eller liten fortplantning.

Education Resources STEM and Osteology Information Education is the number one priority of SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology. Here you will find useful information to enhance your visit. Feel free to download the complete guide to reading animal skulls. How to "Read" a Skull: Teeth Mammals, as well as some reptiles, amphibians and fish, have teeth. How to "Read" a Skull: Beaks The beak of a bird is an extension of its skull and is designed for feeding. How to "Read" a Skull: Eye Placement and Size What do the eye sockets of a skull tell you about an animal? How to "Read" a Skull: Horns and Antlers Horns or antlers found on a skull bear evidence of how an animal communicated, defended its self and possibly the animals sex. How to "Read" a Skull: Pathology The pathology of a skull can tell you what may have caused an animals death. How to Identify a Skull When using skulls in education, the first question usually asked is "What kind of skull is that"?

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