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Biomes. Adapting to deserts and other ecosystems

Author: Discovery Communications, Inc.; Discovery Education (Firm)
Publisher: Silver Spring, Md. : Discovery Communications : Distributed by Discovery Education, ©2005.
Series: Science.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : English
Summary:
Animals inhabit nearly every environment on Earth, including many places that seem utterly inhospitable to life. Segments cover animal adaptations in the vast Asian deserts, the watery homes of crocodiles, and the lofty domain of birds. As they experience these daunting climates and conditions, students learn about the developments that enable life to flourish in some of Earth's most challenging environments.
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Genre/Form: Children's television programs
Juvenile works
Children's films
Educational
Juvenile films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Discovery Communications, Inc.; Discovery Education (Firm)
ISBN: 1595271406 9781595271402
OCLC Number: 59675490
Notes: A booklet "Discovery Education The Use of Multimedia in the Classroom" inserted on container.
This Discovery School video is formatted and copyright-cleared for permanent use.
DVD features: video index, curriculum units, standards link, teacher resources.
Target Audience: Grades 6-12.
Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet "Discovery Education The Use of Multimedia in the Classroom" (11 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm).
Details: DVD.
Contents: Crocodile fears --
Life in the Gobi --
Seasons on the Steppe --
Built to fly.
Series Title: Science.
Other Titles: Adapting to deserts and other ecosystems
Responsibility: Discovery Channel School.

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Animals inhabit nearly every environment on Earth, including many places that seem utterly inhospitable to life. Segments cover animal adaptations in the vast Asian deserts, the watery homes of crocodiles, and the lofty domain of birds. As they experience these daunting climates and conditions, students learn about the developments that enable life to flourish in some of Earth's most challenging environments.

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