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Discovery Education (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,659 works in 1,919 publications in 1 language and 25,324 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Educational films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary films  Science television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: HF5548.8, 520
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Most widely held works by Discovery Education (Firm)
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 271 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
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth is always changing, and its species must continually adapt. Host Bill Nye gives an inside look at planet Earth, from its inner core to its protective magnetic field
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye by Bill Nye( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of chemistry, including: oxygen; the common building blocks of organic and inorganic matter; how electricity transforms chemicals; why substances change color when touched by a flame; plastics
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of biology, including: microorganisms; how cells form new life; the conversion of food into energy; neurotransmission; hormones; photosynthesis; ecosystems
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nye discusses the process by which scientists came to understand that inherited information is passed according to rules
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of physics, including: matter; gravity; thermodynamics; general relativity; the neutron
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Bill Nye explores the most significant medical discoveries about the human body, from 1538 until the 1980's
Sociological Theory and Research Methods( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film reviews the history of sociological theory including the contributions of foundational thinkers like Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx, and Max Weber. It provides an understanding of the three major theoretical perspectives- functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism, identifies research methods used by sociologists, and explains how to develop a sociological hypotheses. The program discusses the American Sociological Association Code of Ethics and distinguishes between ethical and unethical social research practices
Deviant Behavior( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film, Associate Professor of Sociology, Matthew Green and Professor of Sociology Brenda Forster examine the four major theories sociologists use to analyze deviant behavior- differential association theory, control theory, labeling theory, and strain theory. They also discuss the relationship between race, class, and gender within the criminal justice system
Social Institutions-Education and Religion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film, Associate Professor of Sociology, Matthew Green and Professor of Sociology, Brenda Forster, examine the social institutions of education and religion. Topics include: the global, U.S., and theoretical perspectives of education; problems in education; the role of religion in society; and the perspectives of Karl Marx, Max Weber and Émile Durkheim
Audience and Listening Skills( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, learn about listening skills that influence both the delivery and reception of speeches. Critical listening skills allow audiences to understand and analyze speeches, while audience feedback provides speakers with valuable information about the reception of material
Planning a Speech( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film, learn how to effectively plan a speech. Each step in the process is carefully broken down, including outlining a speech, using precise techniques to powerfully communicate points, and concluding the speech in a memorable manner
Organization and Mass Communication( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video highlights important aspects of organizational and mass communication including: organization characteristics, types of organizational communication, communication barriers, communication evaluation, gatekeeping, and mass communication models. Identify characteristics of mass communication and learn the role of media in information dissemination
Delivery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video provides an overview of the importance and techniques of speech delivery. Learn about the effects possible through nonverbal cues and spatial communication
Verbal and Nonverbal Communication by Rita C Naremore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film identifies aspects of verbal and nonverbal communication as well as psychological and interpersonal factors. Topics include: the Triangle of Meaning, the Johari Window, spatial zones, symbols and referents, and paralanguage
Introductory and Impromptu Speeches( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, learn basic techniques for making effective introductory and impromptu speeches. Simple strategies, like organizing introductory and impromptu speeches into concise introductions, bodies, and paragraphs, allow speakers to present with clarity and ease
Incorporating Research, Visual Aids, and Multimedia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, learn ways to enhance speeches with data, images, videos, and slideshows. The importance of crediting sources, using relevant information, and other useful tips are discussed
Informative and Persuasive Speeches( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this video, learn different strategies for writing and delivering two types of speeches: persuasive and informative. Though the speeches are similar in composition, tools like multimedia clips and emotional appeals are used in different ways to wow audiences
Communication Fundamentals by John B Ullmen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video identifies the three basic models and five common motivations of communication. Experts discuss the elements needed to understand the study of communication including: communication channels, communication stimuli, signal-to-noise ratio, filters, context, technical interference, and semantic interference
Primates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film reviews the characteristics that differentiate primate species and looks at adaptations that influenced geographic distribution, habits, diet, teeth, and locomotion. The presentation highlights primate classifications including prosimians, anthropoids, and hominoids, and considers social and cultural behaviors among primates
 
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Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye
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