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Cochran Communications

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Works: 78 works in 168 publications in 1 language and 2,187 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational television programs  Educational films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Short films 
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Publications about Cochran Communications
Publications by Cochran Communications
Most widely held works by Cochran Communications
Cellular respiration : energy for life by Sal Khan( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Explains the process by which cells convert the energy in glucose and other nutrient molecules to ATP
Meiosis : the key to genetic diversity by B. Ellen Friedman( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
(Producer) This program focuses on two important functions of meiosis. Meiosis insures that individuals in a sexually reproducing species maintain the same number of chromosomes in their cells generation after generation. Meiosis is alsoa key mechanism for the diversity found in any sexually reproducing species
Patterns of inheritance : understanding genetics ( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Presents Gregor Mendel's ideas and principles of genetics and describes some advances since Mendel
Pumping life : the heart and circulatory system ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Discussion of how the circulatory system operates and how diet and exercise can help prevent cardiovascular disorders. Designed for a range of age levels, according to students and local curricula
Know the score : the dangers of performance enhancing drugs ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Reveals the truth about many performance drugs such as steroids, creatine, Human Growth Hormone, diuretics, blood doping hormones, and stimulants like ephedrine and amphetamines. Also investigates the so-called "nutritional supplements" that claim to help users lose weight and gain muscle but in reality may set the stage for physical ailments like headaches, muscle weakness, and irregular heartbeats
Photosynthesis : light into life ( visu )
7 editions published between 1977 and 1998 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Offers a lively way for students to understand the interesting and essential aspects of photosynthesis, from the reactions themselves to the far-reaching implications of harnessing the energy of the sun
Rushing, crashing, dying : the meth epidemic ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Real people share their experiences with methamphetamine and what it has done to their lives. The teacher's resource book includes a program summary, student activities and fact sheets
Our flexible frame : the skeletal and muscular systems ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
This material examines the bones of the body, talks about their composition, the function of the skeletal system, joints and more
Finding your way : using maps and globes ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Discussion of the basic skills in map reading
Breath of life : our respiratory system by Peter Cochran( visu )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Designed to provide an introduction to the human respiratory system, show how its various parts function, and help students appreciate the importance of keeping their own respiratory systems healthy
Push and pull : simple machines at work ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Discusses simple machines, work, force, resistance, loads, complex machines and includes experiments
Food into fuel : our digestive system by Peter Cochran( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
"This video program explains the process of digestion from chewing to defecation, covering the role of enzymes and the role of different parts of the digestive system, including the mouth and teeth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, liver, gall bladder and the pancreas"--Container
In control : our brain and nervous system by Peter Cochran( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates the coordination of a gymnast through the workings of the brain and the nervous system; discusses the parts of the brain and their function
The HIV test : who should take it? what does it show? by Peter Cochran( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Stresses that HIV testing is not a test for AIDS but for antibodies for the virus that causes AIDS
Out of darkness : an introduction to light ( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Examines the basic characteristics of light, including reflection, refraction, the spectrum and the speed of light
The world of bacteria ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Shows the wide variety of habitats where bacteria are found and explains how they cause human disease
Breaking the silence : an introduction to sound ( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Explores how sounds are made, how volume and pitch are controlled, how sound waves travel through the air, and how the brain interprets the signals sent by these vibrations. Also discusses how sound waves are reflected and absorbed
Homeostasis : the body in balance ( visu )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Homeostasis is a process of constant adjustment. Examines homeostasis in relation to kidney function, the role of the hypothalamus in temperature regulation, and hormonal signals for regulating sugar levels in the blood
The top ten myths about alcohol and drugs ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Presents the facts behind common alcohol- and drug-related myths like "Everybody's doing it" and "Steroids don't damage the body."
 
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