Annelids (TEFC)

United States, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Inhabitants of the Planet Earth”.
A small anaesthetised earthworm is shown dissected, featuring the pumping heart. Shows peristaltic contractions which mix the food and send it along the intestinal tract. Undigested “castings” are expelled and their importance in soil ecology is discussed.

Credits

production company

Biomedia Associates

Modern Learning Aids

Duration

00:10:19:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

Appears in

Inhabitants of the Planet Earth

Group of items

Inhabitants of the Planet Earth

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014386

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Annelida

Animals & Wildlife → Worms

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Soil ecology

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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