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Discovery Channel School

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Works: 934 works in 1,492 publications in 1 language and 14,396 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Children's films  Science television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Educational television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 297
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Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Nye covers Einstein's theory of general relativity, demostrates how Hubble determined that the universe is expanding, and discusses the gamma ray bursts, black holes, and pulsars
Cells by Brian A Jerome( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
It's been 355 years since the microscope was invented, yet we are still looking through that small lens and seeing the world on a whole new level. Get a larger than life look at human and plant cells and watch these tiny building blocks of life in action
Islam : the five pillars of faith by Norman Oliver Brown( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Segments cover past and present-day philosophies, practices, and events that define Islam. This balanced program encourages students to consider how different interpretations of religion can affect government, culture, and individual lives
The Elements by Ludovico Einaudi( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Traces the evolution of chemistry from the Greeks to the present day
Collapse : failure by design ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
When builders use innovative materials or designs, sometimes the result is disastrous. Explore the flaws of four structures that failed the test of integrity and collapsed
Understanding viruses by Jeanine Isabel Butler( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
"Even as you read this, your body is under attack. Your enemy is patient, adaptable, potentially deadly, and invisible. Viruses range from the common cold to HIV and have caused epidemics more decimating than war."--Container
Amazing materials : properties of matter ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
The Elements ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Traces the evolution of chemistry from the Greeks to the present day
The clone age ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Explains the science that undergirds the controversial practice of cloning. Shows how cells functions and how we can manipulate their reproduction. Discusses some of the ethical dilemmas of cloning
Invisible force ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Explains how gravity works and how it has shaped our planet and the species living on it
Tales of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Explore the psychology of terror in some of Poe's most-haunting tales. Interwoven through these stories is the most tragic tale of all, that of author Edgar Allan Poe. Many of his tales resonate with themes from his own life: abandonment, sickness, and fear. Leading us through Poe's tales of terror are well-known horror writers and directors
Money essentials for students ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Traces money through time and culture, highlights such historical forms of money as animal teeth and stones, explains the decimal system, introduces the U.S. Mint, reviews the math behind money, discusses how to use banks, and more
Reality matters ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
In America today, most people living with HIV were infected as teenagers. This program explores the reasons why even though most kids know about AIDS and STD's, and understand how to avoid them -- statistics show that many aren't practicing what's being preached
Invention : elements and compounds ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Learn about Madame Curie's discovery of radioactivity. See how reverse osmosis extracts salt molecules from seawater and provides us with water. Dig up the roots of aspirin and find out how it relieves pain
Africa today by Nino Galissa( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
How have recent tumultuous events affected Africa's families, economies and environments? This presentation describes many ways of life in Africa and puts a human face on events and places in the news. Segments create a compelling portrait of life in modern Africa
Alkali metals ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
"Compared to other metals, alkali metals are soft and have low melting points and densities. But they are powerful in other ways. They react violently with water, releasing hydrogen and forming hydroxides, and they tarnish rapidly in dry air. A feature segment on fireworks illustrates the metals' explosive traits while tracing the human affinity for eye-popping, ear-blasting, multicolored displays."--Container
Ultimate guide : pregnancy ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Examines how the numerous parts of the body work together to allow us to think, move, heal and experience the world, and examines the roles of cells, bones, the brain and our senses
 
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