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

Overview
Works: 285 works in 462 publications in 1 language and 7,824 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Classifications: QH341.N37, 508
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Publications by National Geographic Society (U.S.). Publications by National Geographic Society (U.S.).
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 614 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 195 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 )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 182 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 119 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 )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 113 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
In the shadow of Vesuvius ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 106 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
Weather, come rain, come shine by Frank Nesbitt ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces viewers to the forces that make the weather, using live action, stills, and animation. Describes forecasting tools and weather satellites
Digestive system ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the digestive system from ingestion through digestion to absorption and elimination. Includes animation
Land of the tiger ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 94 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
Photosynthesis, life energy ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 94 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
The Grizzlies ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 92 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
Reproductive systems ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles fertilization beginning with the development of sex cells in males and females and the union of these cells. Shows in detail the development of a new human life. Includes animation
Fossils, clues to the past ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 86 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
Nervous system ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using advanced biological photography and animation, this video takes viewers inside the human body to explore the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system
Realm of the alligator ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 83 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
Dinosaurs, puzzles from the past ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 79 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
Muscular and skeletal systems ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video introduces the bones of the skeleton, which protect and support the body
Protecting endangered animals ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 77 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 74 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
Recycling the endless circle ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 67 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
 
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