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Discovery School (Firm)

Overview
Works: 274 works in 322 publications in 1 language and 3,773 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Educational television programs  Nonfiction films  Short films  Children's television programs  History  Internet videos  Wildlife television programs 
Classifications: PN1997, 388
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Most widely held works by Discovery School (Firm)
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye by Bill Nye( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 229 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 )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 224 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 )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of physics, including: matter; gravity; thermodynamics; general relativity; the neutron
9/11 backlash : being Muslim in America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 103 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 95 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program on the unique species of wildlife found in the Amazon River Region. Animals presented in the program include: pirarucu; anaconda; jaguar; Amazonian manatee; matamata
Jeff Corwin experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the survival skills, lifecycles, and habitats of the North American wolf
Transportation by D. Daryl Wyckoff( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There are many ways to get around, but they weren't invented overnight. In Greatest inventions with Bill Nye : transportation, Bill Nye travels the long and winding road through the technology and history of transportation. From peddling and paddling to planes and maglev trains, this high-speed journey takes us from prehistory to the present. It's about how we got here. Literally."--Container
Taj Mahal : Heaven on Earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Located in Agra, India, the Taj Mahal is a complex of gardens, mosques, and minarets constructed as a tribute to Shah Jahan's wife, Mumtaz Mahal, after her death. In his grief, Shah Jahan vowed to build the most beautiful tomb that ever existed. The spiritual motivations behind the building of the Taj Mahal and the ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri are highlighted
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the native habitats of India's tigers and lions
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What allows these cold-blooded vertebrates to live a least part of their lives on water and on land? Examine many different species of amphibians, including salamanders in Florida, the bufo marinus toad in California, and many more!
Math, business, & industry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Nye reveals the many inventions and innovations that have contributed to the development of modern commerce
Reality matters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines trends in teen sexual behavior. Discusses unintended consequences of sexual intercourse, such as STDs and pregnancy. Teenagers discuss their attitudes regarding sex and abstinence
Forensic detectives : mysteries and solutions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students work alongside forensic investigators who glean information from physical evidence. Segments include archaeological finds from Napoleon's invasion of Russia, tire identification from site evidence, DNA from a rape case, and the human body. In each case, students learn the value of analytical thinking as they discover clues and formulate how the pieces fit together
Elements of biology : cells( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the science of cells, covering: simple and complex cells; differences in types of complex cells; how cellular processes effect the larger organism; differences between plant and animal cells
Overcoming eating disorders( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet two people battling different conditions, obesity and anorexia, but both hoping to achieve and maintain a healthy weight
Mythbusters( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can you be zapped by electricity if you talk on the phone or take a shower during a thunderstorm? The MythBusters are in for some electrifying experiences as they try to answer these questions
The Jeff Corwin experience. people and the environment( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the symbiotic relationship between humans and animals in Thailand. Looks at the different classes of elephants that inhabit that country
Dealing with disabilities( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Living with a health condition or disability presents a big challenge to some teens, but it doesn't have to keep them from achieving their goals"--Container
The Earth, inside and out( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Earth's composition and forces. Includes segments on how heat from the Earth's interior helps to shape its surface; the differences between continental and ocean crust; how plate tectonics change the Earth's crust and collide to form volcanoes; how earthquakes and mountains are created as a result of tectonic activity
 
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Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye
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Greatest discoveries with Bill NyeThe Jeff Corwin experienceThe Jeff Corwin experienceTaj Mahal : Heaven on EarthOvercoming eating disordersThe Jeff Corwin experience. people and the environmentDealing with disabilities
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