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BBC Scienceworld (Firm)

Overview
Works: 21 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 10,349 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Folklore  Educational films  History  Popular works  Fiction 
Classifications: QP38, 612
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Most widely held works by BBC Scienceworld (Firm)
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,479 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
Planets by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,320 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 )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journey through fact and fantasy, putting viewers face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions, and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters and discover the real creatures who may have inspired these mythical beasts
Human machine (Bodyzone) ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 694 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
Prehistoric life by Dorling Kindersley Vision ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 690 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
Eyewitness ocean ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visit the alien world of the deep and come face to face with some of the most bizarre creatures on our planet
Flight ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines the story of manned flight with a celebration of nature's great fliers, from birds to insects. Discover how human designers borrowed ideas from nature to build the planes and jets of today
Life ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the origin and development of life from the first single celled creatures, through the age of the dinosaurs, to the complex variety of life that exists today
Human machine ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigates the most complex machine of all : a light, flexible, strong framework that laughs, cries and blushes. Travel inside the body to explore the vital organs that power our lives, and examine the remarkable instruments through which we sense the world
Plant ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 495 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
Bear ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An insight into the nature and legends that surround an animal we all fear. From the giant polar bear to the grizzly, the bear is seen as a symbol of strengh and power around the world - but six of the eight species are at risk of extinction
Survival ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All life forms face a daily struggle to survive, whether they are prey or predator. It's not necessarily the fastest, strongest, biggest, or even smartest who survive
Mountain ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the formation of mountains and the creatures that inhabit them. For many people mountains are holy places, a bridge to the heavens. Above all, they are a treasure store of unique forms of life that don't exist on the plains below. Followed by a short programme which looks behind the scenes at the making of Mountain. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Sight ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exploration of the world through different eyes, revealing there is more to sight than that which meets the human eye
Island ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey from tropical paradises to some of nature's bleakest outposts
Elephant ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
ELEPHANT traces the impressive history of the greatest mammal to walk the Earth. Through war, pagentry, agriculture, and exploration, the elephant has developed a unique relationship with humankind -- and has become one of the most cherished, yet endangered, animals in the world
Tree ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the physiology and life cycles of trees, their importance to animals, and to human beings throughout their evolutionary history as a source of fire and materials for products and housing
The making of eyewitness Living earth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video tells about the making of Eyewitness video series. Journey behind the scenes to see how the Eyewitness team faces the challenge of using technology and artistry to create the ultimate guide to natuaral history
Flight Skeleton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Flight tells the story of how humans are able to achieve safe and controlled flight by "borrowing" ideas from the natural world. Skeleton discusses why only the human skeeton has adapted to allow upright walking whereas the animal skeletons are built either inside ot around a rigid framework; and features skeletons ranging across almost the entire spectrum of animal life, from the sea urchin to the elephant and human
Natural disasters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
 
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Alternative Names
BBC Science World (Firm)
BBC World Service. Scienceworld
Science World (Firm)
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English (58)
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