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Discovery Education (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,622 works in 1,867 publications in 1 language and 20,000 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Educational television programs  Short films  Children's television programs  Science television programs  Animated films  Science films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: QB46, 624
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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 295 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 277 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 270 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 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how electricity transforms chemicals, elements can combine into more complex molecules, and the combination of nonliving substances produced organic compounds
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye by Bill Nye( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 258 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
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( Visual )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 237 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 )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 236 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 )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 218 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 170 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 167 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
The velveteen rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Margery Williams' story about a toy rabbit that comes to life
Energy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Nye leads us on an electrifying journey to the sources of energy and the technology that enables us to tap into it and distribute it around the world
Communication( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Nye retraces the innovations that allow us to contact almost anyone anywhere at any time
The Jeff Corwin experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program on the unique forms of wildlife found in Southeast African country of Namibia. Animals presented in the program include: the cheetah; the viper known as the desert sidewinder; the savannah monitor; the white rhino; the cape fur seal; and the black mamba
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do spiders and other arachnids differ from insects? Travel around the world with Jeff to learn the answer. You'll visit Spain for a look at the dung beetle, Morocco to view scorpions, and Africa to observe termites
Engineering & architecture( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bill Nye shows how inventions in materials, tools, and other technologies have gradually allowed us to build bigger, taller, stronger, and longer structures. From canals and dams to tunnels and towers, this is the story of how we have reshaped our environment to suit our needs."--Container
9/11 backlash : being Muslim in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a brief introduction to the history of Islam and then explores, through interviews of American Muslims, not only the religious challenges they face fitting their religion into the American lifestyle, but also the new problems they face since September 11, 2001. The interviewees, an ethnically and nationally diverse group, share a snapshot of their daily lives and then express their thoughts and feelings about the impact 9/11 has had on Muslims. The second part of the video discusses Hollywood typecasting of Arabs as villains and Islam as a religion of terror in movies and on television and how this portrayal affects the public's attitudes about Muslims
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do these large aquatic reptiles have in common? In what ways do they differ? Travel to the Florida Everglades, the swamps of Louisiana, and-of all places-the city of Miami to identify alligators and crocodiles
Extreme engineering( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join structural engineers and leading architects as they reveal their design plans for a massive bridge that would join North America and Asia, following the same intercontinental route as the ancient Bering Strait land bridge
 
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Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye
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