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Plants Obtain Food

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Description Asks questions about food sources for plants, and uses coleus to illustrate foodmaking in green plants. Uses cinephotomicrography and animation to show the process of photosynthesis. The phenomenon of the conversion of light energy to chemical energy is noted. Carnivores, parasites and saprophytes are each defined and illustrated. Points out that all animals depend upon some form of plant life for food.
Creator Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Date 1962
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 15:08
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound