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CLIP 115

Respiration in horses

Respiration in horses

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Key Info
  • Respiration in horses
  • Duration: 03:57
  • The presenter learns that a race horse needs about 65,000kJ of energy to run a three minute race and must eat the equivalent of seventeen beef burgers. In practise they are given high energy pellets along with their hay. To convert this food into energy the horse respires, and in fact has a very efficient respiratory system for gathering oxygen from the air. This clip has subtitles available in Flash
  • Subject:



    Bio: Energy

  • Keywords: investigation, respiration, energy, food, energy release, efficiency, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Use this clip to show how much energy an animal needs and to how much food this equates.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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