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Discovery Channel School

Overview
Works: 940 works in 1,532 publications in 1 language and 14,136 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Children's films  Science television programs  Science films  Documentary television programs  Juvenile works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 520
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Most widely held works by Discovery Channel School
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nye covers Einstein's theory of general relativity, demostrates how Hubble determined that the universe is expanding, and discusses the gamma ray bursts, black holes, and pulsars
Ultimate guide : pregnancy( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the healing and survival mechanisms of the human body, covering basic physiology, the job of the immune system, and a treatment for cancer that channels the body's own resistance
Cells by Brian A Jerome( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been 355 years since the microscope was invented, yet we are still looking through that small lens and seeing the world on a whole new level. Get a larger than life look at human and plant cells and watch these tiny building blocks of life in action
Roller coaster physics( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how friction, potential energy, gravity, and acceleration are part of the physics of roller coasters
Elements by Ludovico Einaudi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of chemistry from the Greeks to the present day
Collapse : failure by design( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When builders use innovative materials or designs, sometimes the result is disastrous. Explore the flaws of four structures that failed the test of integrity and collapsed
Understanding viruses by Jeanine Isabel Butler( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Even as you read this, your body is under attack. Your enemy is patient, adaptable, potentially deadly, and invisible. Viruses range from the common cold to HIV and have caused epidemics more decimating than war."--Container
Islam : history, society, and civilization( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Segments cover past and present-day philosophies, practices, and events that define Islam. This balanced program encourages students to consider how different interpretations of religion can affect government, culture, and individual lives
Recovering from bad eating( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America has more than 12 million obese people, and more with bad eating habits and digestive disorders. Segments discuss how bad eating habits contribute to digestive problems and one man's decision to have gastric bypass surgery to solve his weight problem
Amazing materials : properties of matter( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
The Human genome by Kenji Kikue( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about how scientists are discovering which human genes are responsible for specific human traits
The Elements( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of chemistry from the Greeks to the present day
The clone age( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the science that undergirds the controversial practice of cloning. Shows how cells functions and how we can manipulate their reproduction. Discusses some of the ethical dilemmas of cloning
Tales of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the psychology of terror in some of Poe's most-haunting tales. Interwoven through these stories is the most tragic tale of all, that of author Edgar Allan Poe. Many of his tales resonate with themes from his own life: abandonment, sickness, and fear. Leading us through Poe's tales of terror are well-known horror writers and directors
Forensic detectives : chemistry at work( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From crime-scene clues to pyrotechnic beauty, there's wonder and power in the molecular makeup of substances. Segments cover methods of analysis, chemical reactions, the periodic table of elements, and the significance of carbon. Uses examples (including arson detection and fireworks displays) to reinforce the roles and importance of chemistry in today's world
An inside look : heart attack( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey inside 45-year-old Jon Palmer's body to experience a heart attack up close. Explains how the cardiovascular system functions and what happens when that system is challenged by fatty cholesterol plaque
Reality matters( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In America today, most people living with HIV were infected as teenagers. This program explores the reasons why even though most kids know about AIDS and STD's, and understand how to avoid them -- statistics show that many aren't practicing what's being preached
Africa Today by Nino Galissa( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How have recent tumultuous events affected Africa's families, economies and environments? This presentation describes many ways of life in Africa and puts a human face on events and places in the news. Segments create a compelling portrait of life in modern Africa
Invisible force( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how gravity works and how it has shaped our planet and the species living on it
Invention : elements and compounds( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about Madame Curie's discovery of radioactivity. See how reverse osmosis extracts salt molecules from seawater and provides us with water. Dig up the roots of aspirin and find out how it relieves pain
 
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Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye
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Ultimate guide : pregnancyCellsRoller coaster physicsElementsUnderstanding virusesIslam : history, society, and civilizationRecovering from bad eatingThe Elements
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