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The World of Plants | 3030 STEM Season 02 Episode 10


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Concepts covered: Plant blindness, biomass, oxygen, cyanobacteria, photosynthesis, carbon dioxide, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Jan Baptista van Helmont, Joseph Priestly, Jan Ingenhousz, Jean Senebier, Nicolas-Théodore de Saussure, Charak, Plant cell, mitochondria, chloroplast, cell wall, xylem, capillary, osmosis, transpiration, glucose, energy, power, watt, rotocopter, seed dispersal, mangroves, golden ratio, Hemchandra Fibonacci numbers, golden ratio, Leonardo da Vinci, biomimicry, velcro, George de Mestral, Wood Wide Web, mycorrhiza


Explore Further

 

All life on Earth, in one staggering chart https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2018/5/29/17386112/all-life-on-earth-chart-weight-plants-animals-pnas

 

That Time Oxygen Almost Killed Everything https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qERdL8uHSgI 

How a single-celled organism almost wiped out life on Earth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dO2xx-aeZ4w

How Cyanobacteria Took Over The World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ps2GlGs8oso

Great Oxidation Event https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Oxidation_Event 

 

J C Bose: The Little Known Story of How India’s First Biophysicist Proved Plants Have Life https://www.thebetterindia.com/76587/jagdish-chandra-bose-indian-biophysicist-radio-plant-physiology/

 

Transporting water to the tops of trees https://physicstoday.scitation.org/doi/pdf/10.1063/1.2835167

 

Wind dispersal of seeds https://www2.palomar.edu/users/warmstrong/plfeb99.htm 

 

Geometry in plants and golden ratio

https://www.geogebra.org/m/B4C9bbuy

 

Leonardo's Formula Explains Why Trees Don't Splinter https://www.wired.com/2011/11/branching-tree-physics/

 

Biomimicry: powering the world with lessons from nature https://www.power-technology.com/features/biomimicry-wind-turbine-tubercle-heliotrope-power-technology-research-design/

 

How Trees Secretly Talk to Each Other in the Forest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kHZ0a_6TxY

The secret language of trees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4m9SefyRjg

 

Amazon destruction https://rainforests.mongabay.com/amazon/amazon_destruction.html

Resources and consumption https://populationmatters.org/resources-consumption 

14 Trees Foundation https://14trees.org/

 

Stories:

The Giving Tree

https://walnutumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/239064999-The-Giving-Tree.pdf

https://www.arvindguptatoys.com/arvindgupta/02dani.pdf

 

The Man Who Planted Trees

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybeK8mTlOTk

https://carleton.ca/leader/knowledge-hub/wp-content/uploads/The-Man-Who-Planted-Trees.pdf

 

That Time Oxygen Almost Killed Everything

How a single-celled organism almost wiped out life on Earth 

How Trees Secretly Talk to Each Other in the Forest 

The secret language of trees 

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