WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 288 works in 500 publications in 1 language and 6,424 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Educational films  Science television programs  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Internet videos  Children's films  Juvenile works  Nature television programs 
Classifications: QH341.N37, 910.6
Publication Timeline
.
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 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 155 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host E.G. Marshall 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 86 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
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
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

Presents the history of the volcano Vesuvius which has erupted fifty times since the Roman era, and shows several other volcano sites located near human dwellings. Gives a brief summary of plate tectonics and tells how scientists try to predict future eruptions
Digestive system by Douglas W King( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the digestive system from ingestion through digestion to absorption and elimination. Includes animation
Land of the tiger by Valmik Thapar( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows tigers stalking, capturing, and devouring prey; marking territorial boundaries; mating; caring for young cuds; languidly resting; and loudly voicing their presence
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 63 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 62 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 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the architecture of the human body. Examines the bones, skeleton, muscles, individual muscle cells, and the cardiac muscle
Reproductive systems( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 58 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
Recycling : the endless circle by National Geographic Society( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film shows how we can reduce, reuse, and recycle to bring our solid waste problems under control. It examines both the problems causing our garbage glut and the ways that industries, communities, and individuals are working to solve these problems
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.20 (from 0.08 for 30 years o ... to 0.28 for Digestive ...)

30 years of National Geographic specials
Covers
Realm of the alligator
Alternative Names
Languages
English (82)