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Discovery Channel School

Overview
Works: 745 works in 1,314 publications in 2 languages and 14,792 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational films  Motion pictures  Educational television programs  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Science films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: GN269, 540
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Most widely held works by Discovery Channel School
Reality matters( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 331 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
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye by Bill Nye( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 272 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
Animal stories for students( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the survival tactics of sharks and whales, their evolution, the different ways they give birth, their many varieties, and more
Elements of chemistry( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explore the chemistry of acids and bases to see how fundamental they are to the functioning of our world. Students will see how these two classes of compounds combine to produce salts. Then they'll learn about the pH scale, acid rain, and human cells"--Container
Body story( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An intricate system of vessels, arteries, muscles and electrical impulses, the cardiovascular system keeps oxygen-rich blood pumping through our bodies. But what happens when that system is challenged by fatty cholesterol plaque? Journey inside 45-year-old John Palmer's body to experience a heart attack up close!--Container
The Elements( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of chemistry from the Greeks to the present day
Understanding by Jeanine I Butler( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 172 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
Money essentials for students( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces money through time and culture, explains the decimal system, introduces the U.S. Mint, reviews the math behind money, discusses how to use banks, and more
World history( Visual )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers all of the historical periods in world history
Biomes for students( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of Antarctica's icy habitat, describes how its seasons affect temperature and daylight, and shows how animals in the water are adapted for the cold. Focuses on the penguin and how it raises its young
Alkali metals( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Compared to other metals, alkali metals are soft and have low melting points and densities. But they are powerful in other ways. They react violently with water, releasing hydrogen and forming hydroxides, and they tarnish rapidly in dry air. A feature segment on fireworks illustrates the metals' explosive traits while tracing the human affinity for eye-popping, ear-blasting, multicolored displays."--Container
Elements of physics( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Explore the many different forms energy can take-- sound, heat, light, chemical, and nuclear. Students will see how energy can be converted from one form to another. They'll also learn that modern physicists, unlike their predecessors, believe that energy and matter are fundamentally linked"--Container
The ultimate guide human body( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 131 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
Roller coaster physics( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how friction, potential energy, gravity, and acceleration are part of the physics of roller coasters
The amazing body for students( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste and explains the special relationship between taste and smell
Cells( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 117 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
Space science for students( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the big bang theory, explains the role of the sun, and details important aspects about all the planets: location, temperature, composition, atmosphere, and natural satellites. Chronicles the cycle of stars, including how they die and are born, and relates the benefits of studying stars
U.S. geography the Midwest( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formed by geologic event millions of years ago, the Midwest was once a sea of grass. Today the prairies of America's heartland provide food for millions. Includes discussion questions at the beginning and end of each segment
Collapse failure by design( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 103 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
Islam history, society, and civilization( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 97 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
 
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Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye
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Greatest discoveries with Bill NyeThe ElementsUnderstandingWorld historyThe ultimate guide human bodyRoller coaster physicsCellsU.S. geography the MidwestIslam history, society, and civilization