Here is a selection of some of our videos. Please feel free to use them for teaching purpose.
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Ministry of spongy walking - our homage to Monty Python
Here are some spongy walks from our lab aquariums. Some freshly released buds - and an engaged PhD student. This is a homage to Monty Python and John Cleese. Thanks to Jörg Hammel for a reasonable 'silly walk' ;-)
Copyright by porifera.net, J. Hammel & M. Nickel; no unauthorised copying, distribution or broadcasting.
And here is our inspiration as found on YouTube:
(This movie might be protected by copyright laws - We do not have any connections to the person who uploaded this video to YouTube. If you are the copyright owner and want us to remove the link to thisYouTube video, pleae contact M. Nickel)
Sponge movie of the month
Our candidate Kathrin Kirste was doing some research on available multimedia files which could be useful for a module of lessons on sponges for German school teachers. Of course, she did not only find scientific stuff. Here is an amazing video, which provides some really new insights into poriferan reproduction. See the movie below ...
- Twin contraction of Tethya wilhelma (Demospongiae)
- Sponge movie of the month - September 2009
- Sponge movie of the month - August 2009
- Sponge movie of the month - July 2009
- Movement of Tethya wilhelma on coral rock
- Sponge movie of the month - March 2009
- Movement of Tethya wilhelma on glass
- Budding of Tethya wilhelma