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

director

Bruce J. Russell

production company

Modern Learning Aids

Biomedia Associates

Language

English

Duration

00:10:19:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32187

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

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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