Annelid Animation: Body Plan

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1:06

Annelids have segmented bodies with powerful muscles, a one-way gut that runs through the body, a circulatory system and nervous system.

Next Generation Science Standards for this Video

The segmented body plan of an annelid worm with both circular and lengthwise muscles is the ideal structure for active burrowing. A one-way gut runs through the body, and they have both a circulatory system and nervous system.

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