Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth - Keepers of the Biosphere DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC023101
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 55
Copyright: 1999

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Exposes how all organisms rely on microbes to survive. Beginning with a look at the role of microbes in Biosphere Two, an experiment to create a self-sustaining world, the program examines the delicate balance of an ecosystem and the influence microbes have on larger forms of life. A closer look at such microbes as fungi in the rain forest and marine microbes in the ocean reveals how these simple organisms create nutrients for new life and connect plants and animals in the web of life