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Discovery Channel School

Overview
Works: 911 works in 1,445 publications in 1 language and 14,322 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Children's films  Science television programs  History  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Science films 
Roles: Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 297
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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 258 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
Cells by Brian A Jerome( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 119 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 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how friction, potential energy, gravity, and acceleration are part of the physics of roller coasters
Islam by Norman Oliver Brown( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 111 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
The ultimate guide : human body( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 108 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
The Elements by J. E. H MacDonald( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 107 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 100 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 I Butler( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 99 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
Amazing materials : properties of matter( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
Money essentials for students( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 75 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
Recovering from bad eating( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 75 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
The clone age( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 74 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
Invention : elements and compounds( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 72 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
The Elements( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of chemistry from the Greeks to the present day
Tales of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 72 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
The Human genome by Kenji Kikue( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 71 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?
Africa today by Nino Galissa( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 70 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 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how gravity works and how it has shaped our planet and the species living on it
Reality matters( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 69 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
 
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Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye
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CellsRoller coaster physicsIslamThe ultimate guide : human bodyThe ElementsUnderstanding virusesRecovering from bad eatingThe clone age