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The eyes of Nye. Pseudoscience

Author: Bill NyeLisa HardmeyerSteven FeldmanJohn KeisterBob NelsonAll authors
Publisher: [Newtown, PA] : Disney Educational Productions, [2005] ©2005
Series: Eyes of Nye, 2.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : English : Classroom editionView all editions and formats
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"Bill shows students how to examine out-of-this-world claims through the eyes of a scientist. He exposes techniques used by psychics, demonstrates the science of walking on flaming coals, and considers 'The Case of the Extraordinary Claim"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Science television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Nye; Lisa Hardmeyer; Steven Feldman; John Keister; Bob Nelson; Karina Vesco; Douglas M Wilson; Randy Brinson; Rupert Macnee; Tracy Dethlefs; Thomas McGurk; KCTS (Television station : Seattle, Wash.),; Disney Educational Productions,; Walt Disney Pictures,
ISBN: 1597530174 9781597530170
OCLC Number: 62628979
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on television by the Public Broadcasting System.
Series volume numbers derived from episode numbers of television program as listed at www.eyesofnye.org.
Special features: Activities: People believe, The case of the extraordinary claim, Reading the signs, Their answers, their money, Science for a change, Preparing for the walk, The science down under; Also available: Sports, Astrobiology; Educator's guide & web link; Credits.
Credits: Editor, Tracy Dethlefs ; music composed by Tom McGurk.
Performer(s): Host, Bill Nye.
Target Audience: Grade level: 9-12.
Description: 1 videodisc (24 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: 1. Pseudoscience preview --
2. Extraordinary claims and skepticism --
3. Pseudoscience in its stride --
4. Mind control or science? --
5. Let the consumer beware --
6. Get some science!
Series Title: Eyes of Nye, 2.
Other Titles: Pseudoscience
Pseudoscience : looking for evidence and proof
Disney presents
Eyes of Nye (Television program)
Responsibility: co-writer, Bill Nye ; producer, Lisa Hardmeyer ; director, Steven Feldman ; writers, Lisa Hardmeyer, John Keister, Bob Nelson, Karina Vesco ; executive producers, Bill Nye, Douglas M. Wilson, Randy Brinson, Rupert S. Macnee ; KCTS Television.

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"Bill shows students how to examine out-of-this-world claims through the eyes of a scientist. He exposes techniques used by psychics, demonstrates the science of walking on flaming coals, and considers 'The Case of the Extraordinary Claim"--Container.

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