A Tree is a living thing

Canada, 1964

Film
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For all children, but especially for those studying natural science in elementary grades, this film shows an aspect of life they will understand and enjoy. A motion picture camera linked to a high-powered microscope shows the miracle of the leaf as it turns sunlight into chlorophyll. The film also shows how a tree feeds, breathes, and grows.

Credits

producer

Rene Jodoin

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:07:55:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1964

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29724

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Nature study

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Growth (Plants)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Photosynthesis

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Plant physiology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Trees - Juvenile films

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Juvenile films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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