Ecology Fundamentals

From the: Green Insights Series

This video introduces students to some of the fundamental principles in ecology, the study of how living things interact with each other and with their environment. The different types of living and non-living things found in an ecosystem are discussed. Examples of the interaction of living and non-living factors are provided. Other terminology includes: ecology, ecosystem, community, population, habitat, niche, biotic factors, abiotic factors, producer, consumer, decomposer, predator, prey, energy, and food chain.

Ver en Español - Los fundamentos de la ecología

"... focuses on the relationship of animals and organisms to each other and to their environment through clear, colorful, live-action photography... Teachers will find this program useful for environment and animal units." - School Library Journal October 2006

Ann Elders, Mark Twain Elementary School, Federal Way, WA
School Library Journal
October 2006

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Sample Video: Habitat and Niche


DVD and 25-page Teacher’s Guide. DVD Features include subtitles, chapter index, labeled slides, glossary, and an iMovie project.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC124DVD
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592341498
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Digital Bundle

License Details
Single School License. Digital Bundle includes video files for full show and 7-10 content clips in H.264 (for iPods) and.WMV format. Plus 15-20 images (.jpg), teacher’s guide (.pdf) and metadata.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC124Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592343911
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