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The Wind : nature's action hero.

Author: Allegro Productions (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
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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Much of the Earth would be uninhabitable without wind. This Science Screen Report studies air in motion and the crucial role of that dynamic, ever-present phenomenon. Illustrating how varying temperature and atmospheric pressure create wind, the program examines local examples in the form of offshore and onshore breezes, as well as global patterns like the trade winds and westerlies. Includes information on ocean  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Educational films
Videorecording
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: Allegro Productions (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
ISBN: 9781421311722 1421311720
OCLC Number: 876809252
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Originally produced by Allegro Productions.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 to 12.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (15 min.)) : sound, color, digital file
Contents: Mystery of the Wind (2:16) --
What is Wind? (2:26) --
Winds, Waves, and Ocean Currents (1:15) --
Clouds (1:53) --
Destructive Effects of Wind (3:14) --
Benefits of Wind (2:49).
Other Titles: Nature's action hero

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Much of the Earth would be uninhabitable without wind. This Science Screen Report studies air in motion and the crucial role of that dynamic, ever-present phenomenon. Illustrating how varying temperature and atmospheric pressure create wind, the program examines local examples in the form of offshore and onshore breezes, as well as global patterns like the trade winds and westerlies. Includes information on ocean currents, cloud formations, and the vital part wind plays in distributing nutrients, seeds, heat, and cool air.

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