Science Trek

Bats

Special | 28m 49s Video has closed captioning.

Bats play an important role in our ecosystem. They help pollinate plants so we have food. They eat insects so bugs do not overwhelm us. But 25 percent of all bat species are threatened with extinction. Find out more about bats on this month’s Science Trek. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests, Rita Dixon and Jesse Barber, answer students’ questions about bats.

Aired: 09/15/14

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major Funding Provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation

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Science Trek is a place where parents, kids, and educators can watch short, educational videos on a variety of science topics. Every Monday Science Trek releases a new video that introduces children to math, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career potentials in a fun, informative way.

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