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National Geographic Society (U.S.). Educational Media Division

Overview
Works: 33 works in 38 publications in 3 languages and 387 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Software  Encyclopedias  Educational films  Internet videos  Interactive multimedia  Biography  Maps  Children's films  Motion pictures 
Classifications: PN1997, 599
Publication Timeline
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Publications about National Geographic Society (U.S.).
Publications by National Geographic Society (U.S.).
Most widely held works by National Geographic Society (U.S.).
Mammals : a multimedia encyclopedia ( file )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Presents a general introduction to more than 200 mammals including vital statistics and behavioral patterns. Features 700 captioned photographs, 150 range maps, forty-five movie clips, essays, vocalizations, pop-up glossary, classification game, and printing capability
A world of plants ( file )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of plants from seed to full growth, shows the parts of a plant, see how trees change with the seasons, and shows why plants are important
Our earth ( file )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Multimedia presentation on science, nature, geography, and history with sound effects and background music
A World of animals ( file )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in Javanese and No Linguistic Content and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Enlivens the printed word with special effects--the sights and sounds of the natural world. Engage youngsters with real stories about animals. More than 100 color photographs and drawings, with background music and sound effects, hundreds of interactive picture buttons, word and syllable pronunciations and explanations
Mammals : a multimedia encyclopedia by National Geographic Society (U.S.)( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Presents a general introduction to more than 200 mammals including vital statistics and behavioral patterns. Features 700 captioned photographs, range maps, twenty-eight movie clips, 201 vocalizations, essays quivaling more than 600 pages of text, capture views for viewing multiple screens, definitions of key words, a game and a guided tour to get started
An Introduction to capitalism, socialism, and communism ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Traces the development of each economic system, defining terms, introducing influential figures, and depicting pivotal events
Mr. Mummy ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
For ancient Egyptians, much was at stake in perfecting the mummification process (life in the hereafter). Watch Professor Bob Brier, an expert in mummification, try to recapture the lost art of Egyptian mummy-making
Stories of North America ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Ten stories which represent distinctly American traditions and cultures are related by noted professional storytellers. Stories and interviews help explain the cultural and geographic forces which shape our oral traditions
The Life and Legend of Jane Goodall ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Jane Goodall's discoveries about chimpanzee behavior stunned the scientific community. She takes us to Gombe to meet the group of chimpanzees she knows so intimately
Mystery of the Inca mummy ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This film documents one of the most exciting discoveries since the famous Iceman from the Alps. Uncover three 500-year-old Inca human sacrifices. Unwrap the secrets of an Inca girl, the first frozen Inca female mummy ever discovered
GTV--Planetary manager ( file )
1 edition published in 1992 in No Linguistic Content and held by 5 libraries worldwide
An interactive presentation on the condition of the environment. Looks at the state of the earth today, and shows what people can do to better manage the earth's resources. Uses still frames and full motion, including seventeen fully produced shows, more than seven hundred full-screened, captioned photos, plus graphics and text. Includes an interactive time line, an on-line glossary, and an on-line map series
Storytelling live! ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Five stories which represent distinctly American traditions and cultures are related by noted professional storytellers. Stories and interviews help explain the cultural and geographic forces which shape our oral traditions
Nature's math ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Students compare, count, and identify part-to-whole relationships. They also explore math concepts such as more and less, and then look at fractions
Miss Goodall and the wild chimpanzees ( visu )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Documents the experiences of British zoologist Jane Goodall, who spent five years studying chimpanzees in Tanzania's Gombe Stream Preserve. Discusses her belief that thorough understanding of chimpanzee behavior will lead man toward clearer understanding of himself
After the hurricane by Beverley Reid( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Hurricane Andrew, the most destructive natural disaster in U.S. history, slammed into South Florida at 164 miles an hour. Andrew left 160,000 people homeless and wreaked environmental damage that will take years to repair. Scientists fear the area may be entering a new cycle of major hurricanes
Merlin's bats ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dr. Merlin Tuttle's laboratory is a cave in southwestern Texas, where he studies one of nature's most feared and misunderstood creatures, the bat
Storytelling live! ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Five stories which represent distinctly American traditions and cultures are related by noted professional storytellers. Stories and interviews help explain the cultural and geographic forces which shape our oral traditions
Earth's oceans an introduction ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Describes the various features of the world's oceans
Creciendo entre elefantes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
La bióloga naturalista Joyce Poole ha realizado un viaje al corazón del elefante africano y National Geographic ha estado junto a ella para dar testimonio del mismo. Este documental narra asombrosos descubrimientos acerca de este emblemático mamífero y explica las razones que indujeron a una de las mayores defensoras de los elefantes a ordenar su sacrificio selectivo
Toxic SWAT ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
From the Love Canal to Times Beach, toxic waste sites litter America. Often local officials do not know how to handle these sites, but when emergency hits, there are teams of specialist around the country who spring into action to stabilize the situation (on scene coordinators) Their responsibility: to assess the situation and oversee the cleanup of the site
 
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English (19)
Javanese (1)
Spanish (1)
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