Secondary Catalogue

Series: Life in the Sea


3 x 3 Basic Rules

3 x 3 Basic Rules

This seminal program is widely suitable for senior level primary science, lower secondary science and at an introductory level in Marine Studies university courses. It looks at the basic lifestyles of organisms in the sea. The first three...Show More
An Aquarium in Space

An Aquarium in Space

In the solar system only earth has life, and clearly that has been made possible because we have oceans of liquid water. But why only on earth? And what are the factors that have made earth’s oceans hospitable to life? If you set up an...Show More
Beaches

Beaches

Everyone likes to visit the beach. But for living things a beach represents one of the toughest environments on earth. Beaches are in constant flux, hammered by waves and wind and extremes of temperature, sometimes submerged and sometimes dry....Show More
Estuaries

Estuaries

Estuaries… many of us live on or near an estuary and maybe use it for boating or fishing or swimming, or even just for the view. Estuaries are often at the heart of coastal cities. But what’s their story? What’s happening under the water...Show More
Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis supplies all oxygen for life, and it began in the sea. Amazingly, it all relies on one basic kind of chemical reaction that was achieved over two billion years ago by cyanobacteria, and cyanobacteria living as endosymbionts in...Show More
Rocky Shores and Reefs

Rocky Shores and Reefs

This programme looks at how rocky shores and shoreline reefs are formed, explains the three zones of a coastline, and examines the fauna and flora that live on on the coastline.
Six Common Body Plans

Six Common Body Plans

Life in the Sea explains the distinguishing features of the six most common phyla - from the basic body plans of sponges to the sophisticated anatomy of the chordates. The key points of each body plan are explained and how they equip their owners...Show More
Weird Wonderful Water

Weird Wonderful Water

This programme is about seawater. It is the most important liquid on Earth, not only from its sheer volume, but also because it has remarkable qualities. A few of them, like buoyancy, are common to all liquids - but seawater is also the cradle of...Show More