ESO 2 Science 9

Interaction and Coordination in Living Beings

What to Learn

  • The role of interaction in the living beings.
  • Interaction in animals (I): stimuli and receptors.
  • Interaction in animals (II): the need of a coordination process; the nervous systems.
  • Interaction in animals (III): effectors.
  • Interaction in plants: tropisms and nastics.

Movies, Animations and Audios

Interaction in Animals
Butterfly larvae trick ants with scent and sound

Butterfly larvae trick ants with scent and sound

Ecologists report in Science how a species of butterfly tricks red ants into caring for them. The larvae chemically "smell" like ants, and can imitate noises that the ant queens make.

Streamed from npr.org

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