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CLIP 12877

From small acorn to oak tree

From small acorn to oak tree
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Key Info
  • From small acorn to oak tree
  • Duration: 02:22
  • Acorns produce a large tap root which will anchor it for the rest of its life. It sprouts a shoot which grows straight up towards the sun. Here you can see how the acorn changes throughout the seasons as it begins to grow into an oak tree. This clip from Natural World is published on Nature Video Collections: bbc.co.uk/nature/collections. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Green Plants: Growth and Nutrition

  • Keywords: plants, growth, oak, timelapse, acorn, seasons, spring, autumn, woodland, nature, tree, nature video collections
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this clip when looking at how plants grow, compare the growth of an oak tree to another of the time lapse films. (eg bramble scramble)
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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