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CLIP 4443

Trees - root system and bark

Trees - root system and bark
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Key Info
  • Trees - root system and bark
  • Duration: 03:41
  • An explanation of the extent of a tree’s root system below ground level. Its purpose is to provide support and allow the intake of water and nutrients. The function of bark is to give the tree protection.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Green Plants: Growth and Nutrition

  • Keywords: roots, tree, bark, sap, oak, acorn, biology, science, plants
Ideas for use in class
  • This could contribute to a discussion about food chains or a specific study of the parts and functions of a plant. The clip could be shown in conjunction with a field trip to a wooded area, or with a tree planting scheme.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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