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

Overview
Works: 287 works in 485 publications in 1 language and 6,919 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Science films  Nature films  Internet videos  Documentary films 
Classifications: QH341.N37, 508
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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 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates 30 years of televised specials by The National Geographic society
Rainforest (Jungle) by Helen Cowcher( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 162 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 144 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 101 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 )

6 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
Weather, come rain, come shine by Frank Nesbitt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 89 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
Central America by Paul F Griffin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the striking contrasts and diverse peoples of Central America
Pollination( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 84 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
Australia's animal mysteries by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Visual )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows animals found only in Australia, such as the kangaroo, wallaby, koala, the flying possum, the platypus, and an array of lizards and frogs. Describes the unique features of these animals and the efforts of scientists and conservationists to preserve them
Digestive system : your personal power plant by Ann Edson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the digestive system from ingestion through digestion to absorption and elimination. Includes animation
In the shadow of Vesuvius by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 78 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
Land of the tiger by Valmik Thapar( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 77 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 75 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
Dinosaurs, puzzles from the past( Visual )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two youngsters and their teacher follow a time-line back to the era when dinosaurs ruled the world. Uses animation to introducea variety of dinosaurs and their environment and visits a dinosaurs and their environment and visits a dinosaur quarry, a paleontologist in his laboratory, and a museum
Fossils, clues to the past by Herbert H Rosen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 72 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
Photosynthesis by Robert M Thornton( Visual )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out what makes plants so unique by studying the chemical process of photosynthesis. The amazing method of producing food and oxygen from sunlight
Protecting endangered animals( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2015 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
Muscular and skeletal systems( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the architecture of the human body. Examines the bones of the skeleton, muscles, individual muscle cells, and the cardiac muscle. Includes animation
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 67 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
Bacteria by inc Encyclopaedia Britannica Films( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 67 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
 
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30 years of National Geographic specials
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