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Discovery Channel School

Overview
Works: 890 works in 1,295 publications in 1 language and 14,852 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QB46, 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 275 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
The Elements ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the evolution of chemistry from the Greeks to the present day
The ultimate guide human body ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 151 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 )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how friction, potential energy, gravity, and acceleration are part of the physics of roller coasters
Collapse failure by design ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 117 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
U.S. geography the Midwest ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 111 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
Islam history, society, and civilization ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 93 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
Amazing materials properties of matter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
Lord of the flies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Insipred by the atrocities committed during World War II, William Golding wrote The Lord of the Flies to address the issue of child murderers. As in any gang culture, the boys in the novel gravitate to a leader to gain a sense of identity and protection. Biological information about the author describes Golding's experience with the behavior of young boys, as well as his understanding of human nature's dark side."--Container back cover
Money essentials for students ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces money through time and culture, highlights such historical forms of money as animal teeth and stones, explains the decimal system, introduces the U.S. Mint, reviews the math behind money, discusses how to use banks, and more
Designer babies ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the growing field of human reproduction technology. Now it is possible to choose a babies gender, and to screen embryos for potential diseases, but what happens when the technology can be used to predetermine a child's size and intelligence? Will science answer the ethical questions that arise?
Human genome ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Learn about how scientists are discovering which human genes are responsible for specific human traits
The clone age ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 79 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
Reality matters ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 77 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
Tales of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 77 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
Invention : elements and compounds ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 74 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
An inside look heart attack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 73 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
8th Amendment the death penalty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Travel to Huntsville, Texas, the execution capital of the world and the frontline of one of America's most polarizing political issues--the death penalty. Listen as protesters and supporters discuss capital punishment. Learn the history of the death penalty in the U.S., and follow the account of a death row inmate's final hours"--Container
Forensic detectives chemistry at work ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 71 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
Cells ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 69 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
 
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