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Biosphere Cycles - Senior
Energy flow and Nutrient Cycles

Year

2003

Producer

Classroom Video

Country of Origin

Australia

Duration

00:23:00

Product Code

CLV03045000

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This program examines the workings of the Earth's biosphere. It discusses how the one way flow of energy from the sun underpins the continual recycling of molecules between living & non-living states. Featured are: ? Key nutrient cycles including carbon/oxygen, nitrogen and phosphorous ? The research of Jean-Baptiste van Helmont. ? Discussion on how human practices are impacting on nutrient cycles ? An examination of how living things decompose. Time-lapse sequences of decomposing organic matter. ? A case study of the workings of a major coffee farm and how it's proprietors attempt to manage production thanks to their improved understanding of cycles in the biosphere.

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Production Year
2003

Duration
00:23:00

Producer
Classroom Video

Country Of Origin
Australia

Level
Junior Secondary to Middle Secondary

Product Code
CLV03045000