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BBC Scienceworld (Firm)

Overview
Works: 21 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 9,902 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Children's films  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Children's television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nature television programs  Science television programs  Science films 
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 1,447 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 )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,236 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 1,094 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
Prehistoric life by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 697 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 693 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
Eyewitness ocean( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 596 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 577 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 536 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 484 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
Plant( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 453 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 403 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 strength and power around the world
Survival( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 369 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 361 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 353 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 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey from tropical paradises to some of nature's bleakest outposts
Tree( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 139 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
Elephant( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 134 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
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
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
 
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Alternative Names
BBC Science World (Firm)

BBC World Service. Scienceworld

Science World (Firm)

Languages
English (59)

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