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Video What have we got here: mistletoe

TLF ID M018253

This five minute snapshot video about the Australian native parasitic mistletoe debunks some myths associated with mistletoe. It explains the role that mistletoe plays in the ecosystem such as attracting birds, providing food for animals, protecting them from predators. The video also covers seed dispersal, germination and mistletoe's preferred hosts. The video is one of ten in the series 'What have we got here? with Dr Dave - Series 2'.




Educational details

Educational value
  • * This resource is valuable because of its relevance to the content description in the Biological sciences sub-strand of the year 4 science curriculum. Australian mistletoe provides a case study for exploring how living things depend on each other to survive.
Year level

4

Learning area
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Organization: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Address: ACT, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.mdba.gov.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Organization: Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: ACT, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.mdba.gov.au/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Video
Rights
  • Copyright 2014 MDBA. This material is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/