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Discovery Education (Firm)

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Works: 1,313 works in 1,522 publications in 1 language and 16,937 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  History  Fiction  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QC73.4, 530
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Most widely held works by Discovery Education (Firm)
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nye covers Einstein's theory of general relativity, demostrates how Hubble determined that the universe is expanding, and discusses the gamma ray bursts, black holes, and pulsars
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Earth is always changing, and its species must continually adapt. Host Bill Nye gives an inside look at planet Earth, from its inner core to its protective magnetic field
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye by Bill Nye ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of biology, including: microorganisms; how cells form new life; the conversion of food into energy; neurotransmission; hormones; photosynthesis; ecosystems
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nye discusses the process by which scientists came to understand that inherited information is passed according to rules
The Science Channel's 100 greatest discoveries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of chemistry, including: oxygen; the common building blocks of organic and inorganic matter; how electricity transforms chemicals; why substances change color when touched by a flame; plastics
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host Bill Nye explores the most significant medical discoveries about the human body, from 1538 until the 1980's
Greatest discoveries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explore the history of paleontology, beginning at the site of an asteroid that may have brought about the demise of the dinosaurs, and visit Bob Ballard, who discovers new deep-sea life forms
The Science Channel's 100 greatest discoveries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of physics, including: matter; gravity; thermodynamics; general relativity; the neutron
The velveteen rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features Margery Williams' story about a toy rabbit that comes to life
The Jeff Corwin experience ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A program on the unique forms of wildlife found in Southeast African country of Namibia. Animals presented in the program include: the cheetah; the viper known as the desert sidewinder; the savannah monitor; the white rhino; the cape fur seal; and the black mamba
Communication ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Nye retraces the innovations that allow us to contact almost anyone anywhere at any time
Energy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Nye leads us on an electrifying journey to the sources of energy and the technology that enables us to tap into it and distribute it around the world
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How do spiders and other arachnids differ from insects? Travel around the world with Jeff to learn the answer. You'll visit Spain for a look at the dung beetle, Morocco to view scorpions, and Africa to observe termites
Engineering & architecture ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bill Nye shows how inventions in materials, tools, and other technologies have gradually allowed us to build bigger, taller, stronger, and longer structures. From canals and dams to tunnels and towers, this is the story of how we have reshaped our environment to suit our needs."--Container
Extreme engineering ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join structural engineers and leading architects as they reveal their design plans for a massive bridge that would join North America and Asia, following the same intercontinental route as the ancient Bering Strait land bridge
How it's made ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Have you ever wondered how things are made? Find out how the everyday objects people use become the things they are. Watch as HOW IT'S MADE reveals the methods and materials of everyday items in a behind-the-scenes look at the manufacturing process."--Container
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What do these large aquatic reptiles have in common? In what ways do they differ? Travel to the Florida Everglades, the swamps of Louisiana, and-of all places-the city of Miami to identify alligators and crocodiles
The Jeff Corwin experience ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A program on the unique species of wildlife found in the Amazon River Region. Animals presented in the program include: pirarucu; anaconda; jaguar; Amazonian manatee; matamata
9/11 backlash being Muslim in America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a brief introduction to the history of Islam and then explores, through interviews of American Muslims, not only the religious challenges they face fitting their religion into the American lifestyle, but also the new problems they face since September 11, 2001. The interviewees, an ethnically and nationally diverse group, share a snapshot of their daily lives and then express their thoughts and feelings about the impact 9/11 has had on Muslims. The second part of the video discusses Hollywood typecasting of Arabs as villains and Islam as a religion of terror in movies and on television and how this portrayal affects the public's attitudes about Muslims
Greatest inventions with Bill Nye ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Humans are naturally curious. That curiosity has drawn us to new lands and it has prompted us to devise new ways to explore our planet and beyond. Over the millennia, we have invented new devices -x-ray machines, telescopes, and submarines -that let us look inward, outward, and underneath. Bill Nye recounts the creation of technologies that let us see out world and ourselves better."--Container
 
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