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Dorling Kindersley Vision

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Most widely held works by Dorling Kindersley Vision
Ocean by Eyewitness( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the ancient myths that surround our oceans and the modern science behind them
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
Mammal by Eyewitness( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the most amazing facts and folklore about our favorite furry animals. Towering or tiny, ferocious or friendly, mammals trot, hop, swim, and soar. Meet the creatures that make up this huge and varied family
Skeleton by Prakāśa Dvivedī( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a combination of live action and computer animation, this program explores the function and operation of the skeleton. Also includes a final section on the making of this Eyewitness program
Pond & river by Eyewitness( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you on a twisting journey down the great rivers of the world, pausing to visit the thriving realm of freshwater ponds. Travel upstream to find civilization's source - then down again to see the key to our very survival
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores Earth's age, uncovers fossils and traces evolution through the geological time periods. It also examines continental drift, studies cockroaches, early communication, and the role of mass extinctions throughout history
Plant by Eyewitness( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the ages, man has depended on plants for everything from oxygen to food to building supplies. This edition explores the balance between animal and plant
Dinosaur by Mary Frank( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will gain an understanding of the Jurassic and Mesozoic era through study of paleontology, dinosaur entomology, theories of extinction and dinosaur physiology
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes the viewer on a journey through our solar system, describing the sun, moon, each of the planets and the asteroid belt. Covers scientific facts, historical thought and mythological associations of each. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do some animals give us the creeps? Takes a journey through fact and fantasy, coming face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters from myth and legend and discover which real creatures may have inspired the creation of these mythical beasts. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Monster. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Insect by Emma Peddie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Insects are older than the dinosaurs, and outnumber people 250 million to one, but their contribution to our lives often goes unnoticed. We explore the wonders of creepie-crawlies through startling macro photography and 3-D graphics and reveal the true importance of these amazing, industrious creatures"--Container
Desert by Eyewitness( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape the planet, including volcanoes, tsunamis, floods, storms, and avalanches
Human machine( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at one of the world's most complex machines, capable of laughing, crying, and even reproducing itself
Volcano by Mick Jackson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about the forces inside the Earth that cause volcanoes to erupt and earthquakes to shake the landscape
Shark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you down into the murky world of sharks and their relatives, reveals what motivates these fascinating creatures, and dispels some myths about their behavior. Discover a shark that can fit in your hand and a shark that eats only plankton--and learn that not all sharks are killing machines
Bird by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting journey from the bird's distant dinosaur past to its present astonishing variety
Fish( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you deep into the waters of the world to discover some of the most exotic creatures in nature. Take the plunge from dazzling coral reefs to the darkest depths to meet fish--a vast and varied group of animals
Rainforest (Jungle)( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience the sites and sounds of the jungle as you journey through the rainforests of the world. Students will learn about pollination, propagation and photosynthesis and meet diverse creatures that inhabit these regions
Human machine (Bodyzone)( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of an 8-part series of adventures in a virtual science museum. This segment investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Discusses what it requires for survival and describes its intricate systems. Shows how a network of signals enables us to breathe, see, hear and digest food. Examines circulation. Looks at the function of organs and cells. Shows how the brain organizes its information
 
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English (172)

French (2)