Tag: photosynthesis

Vascular Plants = Winning! – Crash Course Biology #37

Vascular Plants = Winning! – Crash Course Biology #37

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 14, 2019

This is yarrow, a flowering plant found all over the Northern Hemisphere. Its feathery leaves have natural astringent properties, and its scientific name, Achillea, comes from Achilles, the Greek hero, who is said to have used it on the wounds of his soldiers. And this is snakegrass, also known as horsetail or, to the kids, […]

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

The internet connects more than half of the world’s population through an invisible web of servers, computers, and devices. It has changed our lives in countless ways by allowing otherwise separated people to interact and by providing access to vast amounts of information. But humans aren’t the only organisms on the planet with an invisible […]

Old & Odd: Archaea, Bacteria & Protists – CrashCourse Biology #35

Old & Odd: Archaea, Bacteria & Protists – CrashCourse Biology #35

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 11, 2019

We’ve spent the past few months talking about animals here on Crash Course, specifically human animals, because… well, because humans… we love talking about ourselves, and also because animals are just really interesting. But it’s high time that we talked about the rest of the living world. Because I hate to break it to ya, […]

Cellular Respiration and the Mighty Mitochondria

Cellular Respiration and the Mighty Mitochondria

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 10, 2019

Closed captioning is on. To turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow us on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! Are you a morning person? One of us is and one if us is definitely not. Mainly because, when I wake up in the morning, it just takes a while for me to feel […]

Photosynthesis: Crash Course Biology #8

Photosynthesis: Crash Course Biology #8

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 6, 2019

Photosynthesis! It is not some kind of abstract scientific thing. You would be dead without plants and their magical- nay, SCIENTIFIC ability to convert sunlight, carbon dioxide and water into glucose and pure, delicious oxygen. This happens exclusively through photosynthesis, a process that was developed 450 million years ago and actually rather sucks. It’s complicated, […]

Exploring Biodiversity | Compilation

Exploring Biodiversity | Compilation

By Micah Moen 6 Comments August 2, 2019

we started nature League to explore the amazingness of life on earth over the past year we've explored a ton of different topics formats and themes and had a lot of fun along the way to celebrate this first year of content we'd like to share a compilation video from our second month which explored […]

Unit 3 Energetics of Marine Ecosystems Part 1
ENERGY FLOW THROUGH ECOSYSTEMS: calculations + exam practice

ENERGY FLOW THROUGH ECOSYSTEMS: calculations + exam practice

By Micah Moen 3 Comments July 30, 2019

so before we start to talk about the energy flow through an ecosystem we need to make several definitions first and the first definition is that of the habitat so this is the area or natural environment in which in organism lives and it's made up of two components abiotic factors which are nonliving factors […]

How to Ace the GED (2018) - Ecosystems

How to Ace the GED (2018) – Ecosystems

By Micah Moen 2 Comments July 30, 2019

let's take a look at some ecosystems so first we will start with producers and consumers producers are organisms that make their own food they're also known as autotrophs they get energy from chemicals or the Sun and with the help of water to convert that energy into usable energy in the form of sugar […]

Plant Structure and Adaptations

Plant Structure and Adaptations

By Micah Moen 20 Comments July 29, 2019

Captioning is on. Click CC button at bottom right to turn off. Follow us on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! Plants might not seem all that exciting andyou might wonder, ”Why must I learn about plants?” But plants are so important forlife—they are producers which means that they are the main support for food webs. Manymedications […]