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- Animal body plans
- Ocean invertebrate examples
- Features and types of worms
- Characteristics of mollusks
- Types of echinoderms
- Characteristics of arthropods
- Behavior of insects
1. Animal Body Plans: Classifications and Features
The Animal Kingdom is diverse and complex. How do we make sense of it all? Scientists use body plans to classify and organize the animals of Earth, making it much easier to differentiate between them.
2. Invertebrates: Definition & Examples
From bees to lobsters and octopi to cockroaches, invertebrates are everywhere. This lesson introduces them as a major group within biology and discusses their relationship with the human race.
3. Ocean Invertebrates: Sponges & Cnidarians
While some may call them simple, sponges and cnidarians have some amazing abilities. This lesson tells the story these ocean invertebrates, ranging from sponges to coral to jellyfish.
4. Worms: Types & Features
You may not know this, but worms are everywhere. Many are so tiny that we can't see them crawling all over the place like we can earthworms. In this lesson, we'll learn about some of the different types of worms around us.
5. Mollusks: Characteristics & Types
Do you like to eat seafood, hunt for seashells, or learn about scary sea creatures? If so, then you'll want to learn about the different types of mollusks, which include the tasty bivalves, the cool-looking gastropods, and the weird cephalopods.
6. Echinoderms: Traits, Types & Roles
After watching this lesson, you'll be well on your way to being an echinoderm expert! For example, you'll learn that sea cucumbers help clean up the ocean floor and that starfish can grow back any arms that are broken or damaged.
7. Arthropods: Definition, Characteristics & Types
Arthropods are the most abundant animals on the planet. They fly, jump, swim, and crawl over just about every inch of the world. Learn about common types of arthropods and the characteristics they have in common.
8. Horseshoe Crab Blood: Uses, Extraction & Facts
In this lesson we will take a look at how humans use horseshoe crab blood, including its medical benefits, the way it is extracted from the crabs, and some interesting facts.
9. Horseshoe Crab: Anatomy & Taxonomy
The horseshoe crab is a tried and true animal on Earth. It's older than the dinosaurs and has changed very little during its tenure here. In this lesson, we'll take a closer look at this un-crab, identifying its taxonomy and physical anatomy.
10. Horseshoe Crabs: Habitat, Distribution & Diet
In this lesson, you'll learn about a fascinating creature called the horseshoe crab. Specifically, we'll take a look at their habitat and geographic distribution, as well as their diet.
11. Horseshoe Crab: Reproduction & Life Cycle
In this lesson, we'll take a closer look at the life cycle of horseshoe crabs, including their reproductive behavior, and their life stages from egg to adulthood.
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