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Discovery Education (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,633 works in 1,886 publications in 1 language and 24,364 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Children's films  Juvenile works  Science television programs  Nonfiction films  Science films  Nature television programs  Educational television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: QB46, 520
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Most widely held works by Discovery Education (Firm)
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( Visual )

10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out why farmers in Queensland, Australia, are waging war against flying foxes- giant fruit-eating bats. Watch Jeff rescue one victim of the conflict. And investigate the effects of a deadly bat-borne virus
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

2 editions 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
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 269 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 )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 261 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 by Bill Nye( Visual )

4 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 250 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 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of physics, including: matter; gravity; thermodynamics; general relativity; the neutron
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether terrestrial, freshwater, or marine, these reptiles all have a bony shell and a toothless horny break. Examine several species of turtles, including mudflap and snapping in their natural habitats
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye( Visual )

2 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
Financial literacy for students( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces late elementary students to concepts in personal finance. Students will learn about earning power, consider needs versus wants, understand what it means to save for a goal, and a closer look at what banking is all about
Greatest discoveries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the history of paleontology, beginning at the site of an asteroid that may have brought about the demise of the dinosaurs, and visit Bob Ballard, who discovers new deep-sea life forms
Sociological Theory and Research Methods( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 154 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
Social Institutions-Education and Religion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 154 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
Deviant Behavior( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 154 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
Campaign Essentials : Nine Days in New Hampshire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this documentary, democratic candidates practice retail politics during the nine days between the 2004 Iowa Caucuses and the New Hampshire Presidential primary
Vertebrate and Mammalian Evolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film discusses the place of humans within the world by examining basic vertebrate and mammalian evolutionary history. The program looks at the classification, construction, and interpretation of evolutionary relationships
Philosophical Tradition and Method( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video examines key philosophical issues within their historical contexts and their continuing relevance today. The presentation outlines the meaning and purpose of philosophy along with appropriate philosophic terminology. Experts discuss the basic problems in the fields of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy, highlight how to analyze claims in competing texts, and identify Internet-based philosophy research resources
Visual Literacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video helps viewers recognize artworks by media and techniques, and identify characteristics of work within key cultural and historical periods as well as styles, movements, and periods within the art world. The program also reveals how artists and art historians use floor plans, elevation drawings, and other visual tools
Informative and Persuasive Speeches( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 153 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
Primates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 153 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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