Echinoderm Animation: Sea Star Body Plan

Length: 
3:52

We learn how a sea star’s skeleton works and then travel inside the sea star to see the nerve ring and how the hydraulic system of tube feet works.

Next Generation Science Standards for this Video

The sea star’s body plan is a system based on five-part symmetry. All the tissues and organs are specialized for this unique way of life.

Community Developed Lesson Plans to Use with this Video