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Discovery Channel School

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Works: 1,006 works in 1,400 publications in 1 language and 14,477 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Science television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films  Science films  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Educational television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QB46, 520
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Publications about Discovery Channel School
Publications by Discovery Channel School
Most widely held works by Discovery Channel School
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 262 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
Roller coaster physics ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Discusses how friction, potential energy, gravity, and acceleration are part of the physics of roller coasters
The Elements ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Traces the evolution of chemistry from the Greeks to the present day
Understanding viruses by Jeanine I Butler( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 102 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
Collapse : failure by design ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 100 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
Islam : history, society, and civilization ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 97 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
Cells ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 95 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
Amazing materials : properties of matter ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
Recovering from bad eating ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
America has more than 12 million obese people, and more with bad eating habits and digestive disorders. Segments discuss how bad eating habits contribute to digestive problems and one man's decision to have gastric bypass surgery to solve his weight problem
Money essentials for students ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 75 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
The clone age ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 72 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
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
Human genome ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Learn about how scientists are discovering which human genes are responsible for specific human traits
Reality matters ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 71 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
Invisible force ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Explains how gravity works and how it has shaped our planet and the species living on it
The ultimate guide : human body ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Examines the healing and survival mechanisms of the human body, covering basic physiology, the job of the immune system, and a treatment for cancer that channels the body's own resistance
Africa today ( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
How have recent tumultuous events affected Africa's families, economies, and environments? This program describes many ways of life in Africa and puts a human face on places in the news
Forensic detectives : chemistry at work ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
From crime-scene clues to pyrotechnic beauty, there's wonder and power in the molecular makeup of substances. Segments cover methods of analysis, chemical reactions, the periodic table of elements, and the significance of carbon. Uses examples (including arson detection and fireworks displays) to reinforce the roles and importance of chemistry in today's world
An inside look : heart attack ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Journey inside 45-year-old Jon Palmer's body to experience a heart attack up close. Explains how the cardiovascular system functions and what happens when that system is challenged by fatty cholesterol plaque
The eye : structure and function ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
"It is a window to our emotions, and some say, to the soul. Explore the complexities of the human eye. Learn how its delicate mechanisms--the eyelids, lashes, cornea, pupil, iris, retina, and even tears--help us perceive the world"--Container
 
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