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CLIP 4172

Recycling Nutrients

Recycling Nutrients
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Key Info
  • Recycling Nutrients
  • Duration: 02:14
  • All living things are made up of a limited range of basic chemicals. Like Lego bricks, they can be put together in different ways and broken down to build something else. In a garden, leaves and other matter break down to form compost, which then feeds further growth. In leguminous plants, nodules containing bacteria help them to grow.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Bio: Plants - Growth and Reproduction

  • Keywords: compost, microbes, bacteria, recycling, decomposition, nitrogen, biology, biosphere, garden, plants, bitesize
Ideas for use in class
  • A look at how nutrients are recycled. There is also reference to the nitrogen cycle and agriculture.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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