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Ecology Part 3 – Ecological Succession

Ecology Part 3 – Ecological Succession

Hi, this is Mr. Judd; and this avalanche pass. It’s a really neat spot in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks where an avalanche took out the entire side of a mountain and displaced and layed all of the vegetation down at the bottom. in ecological terms, we call this a disturbance. A disturbance is …

Filter Feeders

Filter Feeders

Of all the activities that animals go through on a day-to-day basis perhaps the most important one for staying alive is the gathering of food. Food represents the fuel that organisms use to carry out their day-to-day activities, such as respiration, movement growth and reproduction. There are a wide range of strategies and techniques that …

Ecological Relationships

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Hear updates by following us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) or Facebook! I really did not like sandboxes as a kid. It’s not that I have a problem with sand or sand on the beach for sand castles. Just sand boxes. See, as a little kid, …

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 …