A Bug's Life: Flik is Going to the City
00:00:03 - 00:02:49
  • Biology → Plants → Seed Dispersal
  • Biology → Pollination → Wind Pollination

Flik heads off into the unknown world to find help against the grasshoppers. On his way to the unknown, he faces a dilemma: finding a way over the huge cliff. Flik comes up with an idea to climb up a dandelion stalk and travel with the seed as it is carried by the wind.

Public Discussion Questions

  1. How does the dandelion spread its seed?
  2. What are the advantages in using wind for seed dispersal? What are some disadvantages?
  3. Does this clip show a symbiotic relationship? If so, how?
  4. What are some other examples of species working together?

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This clip is associated with the following standards:
  • Next Generation Science Standards
    Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.

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  • chris wenger
    over 1 year ago
    I used this clip as an example of teaching symbiosis.
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