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Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Limited( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape the planet, including volcanoes, tsunamis, floods, storms, and avalanches
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,112 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 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores one of the creepier sides of nature, introducing deadly spiders, scorpions, crocodiles, and other creatures, as well as the mythological monsters they may have inspired
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 669 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
Human machine (Bodyzone)( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 661 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
Flight by Alex Pillai( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 545 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 borrow ideas from the natural world to build today's sophisticated machines
Ocean by Eyewitness( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to the Earth's five oceans and their inhabitants, discussing ocean chemistry, the polar icecaps, the food pyramid, and other topics, and includes underwater footage and three-dimensional graphics
Human machine( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigate the most complex machine of all--the human body. Travel inside the body to explore the vital organs that power our lives, and examine the remarkable instruments through which we sense our world
Plant by Eyewitness( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 386 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 by William Faulkner( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 349 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
Life by Jiro Okura( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 345 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
Mountain by Griff Rhys Jones( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the formation of mountains, and the diverse creatures that inhabit them
Survival by Jenny Holzer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 324 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
Sight by Brian Moore( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the topic of sight, describing its role in ancient religions, examining the ways different animals see, and presenting several optical illusions
Island by Philip P Sainton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey from tropical paradises to some of nature's bleakest outposts. Whether you are looking for pirate treasure, real-life dragons or birds that fy backwards, islands are always a world apart
Tree by André Derain( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 169 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
Life by Patrick Épapè( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LIFE goes back billions of years to the bubbling cauldron of the early Earth and life's primative beginnings. It chronicles the developments from single-celled creatures through the age of the dinosaurs, and on to the complex variety of plants and animlas that exist today
Elephant by Jan Pester( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 164 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
The making of eyewitness Living earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 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
Ocean( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Looks at oceans around the world, and their unusual occupants
 
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