Detail View: T.D.A. Cockerell Collection: Some water insects: a silent teaching film

Collection Name: 
Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell Papers
Title: 
Some water insects: a silent teaching film
Creator: 
Unidentified creator
Description: 
Distributor, Encyclopedia Britanica Films, Inc. Close-up images of insects in nature and under water, with informational titles. Includes bugs, scorpions, dragon flies and other insects hunting, eating, swimming, laying eggs, and shedding.
Description: 
Intertitles: 00:32 The strider skims on the surface; 00:45 An ant for a meal; 01:00 The giant water bug; 01:06 Lying in wait for its prey; 01:23 Breathing air at the surface of the water; 01:49 The water scorpion breathes through its tail; 02:08 Dragon flies; 02:26 An adult white-tailed dragonfly; 02:35 The young develop underwater; 02:56 The mouth parts are adapted to water; 03:48 Its lower lip is powerful; 04:31 When at rest the dragon fly holds its wings outspread; 04:41 Laying eggs; 05:10 Damselflies; 0518 The young are called nymphs; 05:45 Another kind of damsel fly nymph; 05:56 The tail helps in breathing; 06:09 The nymph changes to an adult damsel fly; 07:34 In a few hours the wings unfold and harden; 08:25 When at rest the damsel fly folds its wings over the back.
Description: 
Title on case: Water Insects
Description: 
1 film reel (16 mm) black and white; silent; acetate film; 400 feet
Description: 
Runtime: 8:56
Date: 
1945
Type: 
MovingImage
Format: 
motion pictures (visual works)
Format: 
black-and-white film (film, material)
Format: 
video/mp4
Subject: 
Aquatic insects
Subject: 
Aquatic insects--Behavior
Subject: 
Insects--Life cycles
Identifier: 
U183026538128_narv_cockerell_waterInsects_a.mp4
Identifier ARK: 
https://ark.colorado.edu/ark:/47540/vx8t169470sv
Source: 
For more information about the physical collection, visit the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries Rare and Distinctive Collections.
Language: 
English
Relation: 
Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell Papers; COU:359; Item Barcode: U183026538128
Rights: 
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