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Discovery Channel School

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Works: 805 works in 1,320 publications in 1 language and 14,550 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Documentary television programs  History  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 960
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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 267 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
U.S. geography the Northeast ( visu )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Formed by geologic event millions of years ago, the Midwest was once a sea of grass. Today the prairies of America's heartland provide food for millions. Includes discussion questions at the beginning and end of each segment
Africa eye to eye with the unknown by Basil Davidson( visu )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Africa's long history dates back to the dawn of man, and the past strongly influences the lives of Africans today. Segments present the stories of several different regions
Great apes by Discovery Communications( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 125 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
Roller coaster physics ( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Discusses how friction, potential energy, gravity, and acceleration are part of the physics of roller coasters
Cells by Brian A Jerome( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 116 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 discovery and discussion by O Henry( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 113 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
Collapse ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 112 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
The Elements by Mike Oldfield( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 110 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
Recovering from bad eating ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 83 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
Amazing materials properties of matter ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
Animal stories for students ( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Visits with diverse and unique animals of the rainforest habitat, including the giant otter and squirrel monkey, and emphasizes the importance of protecting our world's rainforests
Invisible force by Inc.) Fa xian chuan bo gong si; (Discovery Communications( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Explains how gravity works and how it has shaped our planet and the species living on it
Money essentials for students ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 78 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 74 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
Designer babies ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Examines the growing field of human reproduction technology. Now it is possible to choose a babies gender, and to screen embryos for potential diseases, but what happens when the technology can be used to predetermine a child's size and intelligence? Will science answer the ethical questions that arise?
The Human genome by Kenji Kikue( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Learn about how scientists are discovering which human genes are responsible for specific human traits
The clone age ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 73 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
 
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