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Antarctica : frozen laboratory

Author: Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Allegro Productions (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The harsh environment of Antarctica offers numerous opportunities for science. This program depicts the challenges biologists, meteorologists, and geologists face as they study the continent's wildlife, climate, and formation. The video features analysis of fossils and ancient magma, shows how past weather patterns are examined in ice layers, and illustrates fish and bird population studies. Describing housing,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Internet videos
Educational films
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Allegro Productions (Firm), 2006
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Allegro Productions (Firm)
ISBN: 9781421311685 1421311682
OCLC Number: 827772988
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 30, 2006.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 to 12.
Description: 1 streaming video file (25 min.) : sound, color, digital file
Contents: Antarctica (2:04) --
Gondwanaland (2:22) --
Antarctic Extremes (3:45) --
Scientific Expeditions to Antarctica (4:32) --
Research Projects in Antarctica (4:56) --
Antarctic Wildlife (2:56) --
Environmental Concerns in Antarctica (2:50).
Other Titles: Frozen laboratory
Responsibility: Allegro Productions (Firm).

Abstract:

The harsh environment of Antarctica offers numerous opportunities for science. This program depicts the challenges biologists, meteorologists, and geologists face as they study the continent's wildlife, climate, and formation. The video features analysis of fossils and ancient magma, shows how past weather patterns are examined in ice layers, and illustrates fish and bird population studies. Describing housing, clothing, waste removal, and other human adaptations, this Science Screen Report provides a detailed portrait of living and working in the vast frozen laboratory at the bottom of the world.

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