Plants in action

Australia, 1983

Film
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Time-lapse photography is used to show slow movement in plants such as the Venus flytrap, the albitsia tree, clover, daffodils, beans, fern fronds, climbing plants and water lilies. Provides an excellent means by which to convince children of something that is not readily accessible to the naked eye. Photography by Roger Seccombe and narration by Gerard Kennedy. Suitable for middle and upper primary levels.

Credits

production company

CSIRO

Australian Academy of Science

co-producer

David Morgan

Nicholas Alexander

Duration

00:09:40:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325269

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Time lapse cinematography

Animals & Wildlife → Biology - Study and teaching (Primary)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Botany

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Plant physiology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Plants

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Plants - Movement

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching (Primary)

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Study and teaching (Primary)

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching (Primary)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching (Primary)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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