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National Geographic Society (U.S.). Educational Services

Overview
Works: 292 works in 499 publications in 1 language and 6,495 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Educational films  Science television programs  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Internet videos  Children's films  Travelogues (Television programs)  Juvenile works 
Classifications: QH341.N37, 910.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by National Geographic Society (U.S.).
30 years of National Geographic specials by National Geographic Society( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates 30 years of televised specials by The National Geographic society
Rain forest by David Hughes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the rare beauty and rich variety of plant and animal life found in a Costa Rican rain forest. Also examines the impact of man's exploitation of the rain forest on this fragile ecosystem
Polar bear alert by James Lipscomb( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Jason Robards shows how the residents of the town of Churchill, in the Canadian province of Manitoba, learn to coexist with the polar bears as the animals migrate each year through their town
Born of Fire by Theodore Strauss( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the Mount St. Helens and the Santorini volcanoes and the San Francisco earthquake as dramatic evidence that our planet's subterranean regions are active and continually changing. Explains the plate tectonics theory and accompanies scientists around the world as they study the boundaries between plates of the earth's crust where earthquakes and volcanoes may occur in the future
Circulatory and respiratory systems( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the circulatory system including the heart, blood, and vessels. Looks at the respiratory system and its close relationship with the circulatory system, and shows how the lungs operate. Includes animation
Central America by Paul F Griffin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the striking contrasts and diverse peoples of Central America
Weather, come rain, come shine by Frank Nesbitt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the complex interaction of sun, air, and water that creates Earth's weather, as well as old and new forecasting tools - from anemometers and barometers to satelites
Pollination( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies common pollinators such as bees, birds, and various insects, as well as certain mammals. Shows how these creatures pollinate flowers and describes other means of pollination such as by wind and water. Animated sequences illustrate the reproductive parts of a flower and explain cross-pollination and self-pollination
The Grizzlies( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The behavior of the grizzly bear is examined in order to consider the species' chances for survival in face of increasing human encroachment on its habitat. Filmed chiefly in Alaska and Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
In the shadow of Vesuvius by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the days of the Roman empire, the numerous eruptions of Italy's Mount Vesuvius have devastated whole cities and towns, also destroying Pompeii and Herculaneum in A.D. 79. Describes how the volcano affects the lives of some two million people who now live in its shadow
Digestive system by Frank H Netter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the human digestive system and traces the passage of food
Land of the tiger by Valmik Thapar( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in India, this film gives an intimate portrait of the tiger--showing it stalking and catching a deer, confronting crocodiles, and a female tiger nursing her young cubs
Dinosaurs, puzzles from the past( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two youngsters and their teacher follow a time line back to the era of dinosaurs. Animation introduces a variety of dinosaurs and their environment. Students see fossilized dinosaur bones uncovered by excavators at Dinosaur Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada. They also visit a paleontologist in his lab and see a comparison of bones from two different dinosaurs. At a museum in Ottawa the two youngsters see a full-scale reconstructed tyrannosaur skeleton and identify it as a meat-eater by its feet and teeth
Fossils, clues to the past by Herbert H Rosen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Donald C. Johanson discusses what a fossil is and some of the ways in which they are formed. He also discusses what fossils reveal and how scientists determine their age
Realm of the alligator by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how the alligator reigns supreme over the black waters of Okefenokee. Shows how the swamp is still home to an astonishing variety of animals and vegetation in spite of the forbidding features of this strange, alien terrain
Photosynthesis, life energy( Visual )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the basic process of photosynthesis and describes its importance in the food pyramid. Also looks at newly discovered photosynthetic organisms which may provide fuel in the future
Protecting endangered animals( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains why animals have become extinct in the past, describes the plight of presently endangered species, and examines success stories of animals that seem to have been snatched from the jaws of extinction
Bacteria( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the helpful and harmful roles of bacteria. Examines the principal forms in which bacteria occur, explores the structure of a typical bacterial cell, and explains its reproductive processes
Muscular and skeletal systems( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video introduces the bones of the skeleton, which protect and support the body
Reproductive systems( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the male and female reproductive systems and uses animation and medical photography to show fertilization and the dramatic development of new life
 
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30 years of National Geographic specials
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