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

Works: 284 works in 474 publications in 1 language and 7,056 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Juvenile works  Science television programs  Historical television programs  Children's films  Wildlife television programs  History 
Classifications: QL737.C27, 599.74
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Most widely held works by National Geographic Society (U.S.).
Polar bear alert by James Lipscomb( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 102 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 )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 90 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
Pollination( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 87 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
In the shadow of Vesuvius by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 85 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
Land of the tiger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 78 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
The Grizzlies( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the history of the grizzly bear, showing them in the wild and with an animal trainer. Uses old footage and photographs to show how they were hunted in the past
Fossils, clues to the past by Herbert H Rosen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 76 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 Mei guo guo jia di li xue hui ; (National Geographic Society)( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supreme ruler of the peat swamp, the alligator is more than cold-blooded and, at night, red-eyed. This detailed portrait reveals it as a skilled communicator and even a conscientious parent. Filmed in the Okefenokee in Southern Georgia
Protecting endangered animals( Visual )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 68 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
Weather : come rain, come shine( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 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
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