The Wollemi Pine
Tree From The Age Of DinosaursStreaming Video - 2006
This Science Screen Report studies the Wollemi Pine, its 100-million-year history, and the methods used to protect and sustain it. Describing the tree's physical characteristics, its unusual way of propagating, and the medically valuable fungi that grow on its leaves and stems, the program explains how this living organism closely resembles fossils of long-extinct species, and how seed gathering, forest management, and other procedures can help ensure the Wollemi's survival. Biology students will find valuable information on tree ring studies, DNA research, and seedling distribution in the program.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2000
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (13 min.) :,sd., col., digital file +,instructional materials (online)
Alternative Title: Tree from the age of dinosaurs