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Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

Captions are on! To turn off, click CC button at bottom right. Follow us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Have you ever heard the song “Big Yellow Taxi?” It’s one of our favorites. It was originally written and recorded by Joni Mitchell back in the seventies, and there are lots of singers who have their …

Ecological Succession: Nature’s Great Grit

Ecological Succession: Nature’s Great Grit

Captioning is on! To turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! We love Disney movies and we have to say—Lion King is one of our favorites. And like a lot of Disney movies, it has a happy ending. We’re not going to give spoilers just …

Plant Structure and Adaptations

Plant Structure and Adaptations

Captioning is on. Click CC button at bottom right to turn off. Follow us on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! Plants might not seem all that exciting and you might wonder, ”Why must I learn about plants?” But plants are so important for life—they are producers which means that they are the main support for food …

Properties of Water

Properties of Water

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Follow us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! We have a riddle for you. Ok, not really a riddle. We’re bad at riddles. More like clues about our favorite molecule. It’s polar. It’s shaped like an outstretched V. Its properties are awesome. We have a …