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CLIP 12967

Pond dipping

Pond dipping

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Key Info
  • Pond dipping
  • Duration: 02:44
  • Steve Backshall and Naomi Wilkinson from the CBBC series Live 'n' Deadly show a small group of students how to pond dip and see the animals that they have caught. They then use an underwater camera to investigate the habitats of these animals and show where predators might hide to catch their prey. Finally some aquatic predators are seen including bloodworms and leeches.
  • Subject:



    Living Things in their Environments: Habitats

  • Keywords: Pond dipping, Water boatman, leech, underwater camera, bloodworm, plankton, predators
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used to show students how to pond dip and some of the species they might find before going, or as a review after they have returned.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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