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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 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,435 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 Rebecca Daly( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the life history of mammals
Skeleton by G Cruickshank( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you beneath the surface to reveal the hidden secrets of an incredible variety of skeletal structures, none more complex than our own. A symbol of our deepest fears, a miracle of engineering--see the skeleton as never before
Pond & river by Eyewitness( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the biological life of rivers and ponds and their influence on the history of human beings
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,306 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 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A colorful tour of the world's most dazzling flora-- from the most magical to the most bizarre. Watch buds burst, flowers bloom, and discover the myriad ways plants struggle to survive
Dinosaur by Mary Frank( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,095 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 )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,060 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 976 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
Volcano by Mick Jackson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the causes and effects of volcanoes and examines specific occurrences throughout history
Insect by Emma Peddie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zoom in on a world of creatures that are industrious, sociable, and environmentally useful, but that are nevertheless avoided and ignored. Safely examine the wonders of the insect through macrophotography and startling 3-D graphics that reveal the true importance of these amazing life forms
Human machine( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Explores the vital organs, and examines the instruments of the senses
Shark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 923 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
Desert by Eyewitness( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 918 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
Bird by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting journey from the bird's distant dinosaur past to its present astonishing variety
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent
Fish( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 839 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 737 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 )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 623 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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Arctic & AntarcticMammalSkeletonPond & riverPrehistoric lifePlantDinosaurPlanets
Alternative Names
DK vision

Dorling Kindersley vision Ltd

Languages
English (164)

French (2)