CreatureCast – Resurrection Fern

posted by Casey Dunn / on December 15th, 2011 / in Extremophiles, Plants, Podcast (Student Contribution)

Rebecca Haumann describes how some plants deal with drought by completely drying out.

This is the first in a series of episodes made as final projects in classes at Brown University in the fall of 2011. The classes were Plant Diversity (Biology 0430), taught by Erika Edwards, and Invertebrate Zoology (Biology 0410), taught by me.

This episode was made by Rebecca Haumann in Erika Edwards’ Plant Diversity course. The hand-drawn animations were photographed at the Brown University Science Center ( It is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license.