Natural History | 1950 | Sound | B/W
Two children walk into wood clearing, point at tree. Close up squirrel, hens, chicks, close up baby chick, domestic cat. Cat sniffs around chick, which jumps away. chickens feeding. Diagram of chicks breathing organs. Different stages of maturity in chickens, hen lays on eggs. Time-lapse footage of chick growing inside egg, chick hatches. Shots of plants, flowers, berries. Different stages of seed development, growth of shoot. Time lapse of stem moving in circles to follow sun. Boy and girl fly a kite. Man stokes boiler of steam engine. 'Growing' crystals from salt. Diagram of chick and plant to demonstrate the characteristic of living things.
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