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Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,057 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 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at legendary and "real" monsters, exploring their place in mythology and in fact
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 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
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 649 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 )

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
Flight by Stan Brakhage( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 520 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
Ocean by Eyewitness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 478 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
Human machine( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 391 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
Natural disaster by David Jarman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 367 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
Plant by Eyewitness( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 364 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
Life by Wright Morris( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 325 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
Bear by William Faulkner( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 324 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
Mountain by Gaston Lachaise( Visual )

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

Explores the formation of mountains, and the diverse creatures that inhabit them
Survival by Robbe de Hert( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 298 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 )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 286 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 by Kamen Kalev( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TREE roots out the most amazing facts about these silent sentinels of our hectic planet. Although they stand vulnerable to every attack from forest fire to fungus, they remain invincible. Whether tiny bonsai or giant sequoia, trees enrich every corner of our world
Life by Patrick Epape( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 173 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 168 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
Eyewitness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 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
 
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