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Discovery Education (Firm)

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Works: 1,544 works in 1,674 publications in 1 language and 19,635 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Educational films  Motion pictures  Children's films  Animated films  Short films  Drama  Fiction  Science television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PZ8.9.B47, 791.433
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Publications about Discovery Education (Firm)
Publications by Discovery Education (Firm)
Most widely held works by Discovery Education (Firm)
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 286 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
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Earth is always changing, and its species must continually adapt. Host Bill Nye gives an inside look at planet Earth, from its inner core to its protective magnetic field
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye by Bill Nye( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of biology, including: microorganisms; how cells form new life; the conversion of food into energy; neurotransmission; hormones; photosynthesis; ecosystems
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Nye discusses the process by which scientists came to understand that inherited information is passed according to rules
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Host Bill Nye explores the most significant medical discoveries about the human body, from 1538 until the 1980's
The Science Channel's 100 greatest discoveries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of chemistry, including: oxygen; the common building blocks of organic and inorganic matter; how electricity transforms chemicals; why substances change color when touched by a flame; plastics
The Science Channel's 100 greatest discoveries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of physics, including: matter; gravity; thermodynamics; general relativity; the neutron
Greatest discoveries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Explore the history of paleontology, beginning at the site of an asteroid that may have brought about the demise of the dinosaurs, and visit Bob Ballard, who discovers new deep-sea life forms
Little ears, the velveteen rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Features Margery Williams' story about a toy rabbit that comes to life
Living with autism ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Autism is a neurological disorder that leads to problems with verbal and nonverbal communication, rigid behaviors, and poor social interactions. The program describes what life is like for autistic children, some of the early warning signs, and the resources available for autistic children
Energy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Bill Nye leads us on an electrifying journey to the sources of energy and the technology that enables us to tap into it and distribute it around the world
Understanding--the power of genes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Presents topics in genetics and genetic engineering, including the role of genetics in biotechnology and how genes factor into identical twins
The Jeff Corwin experience ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
A program on the unique forms of wildlife found in Southeast African country of Namibia. Animals presented in the program include: the cheetah; the viper known as the desert sidewinder; the savannah monitor; the white rhino; the cape fur seal; and the black mamba
Communication ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Bill Nye retraces the innovations that allow us to contact almost anyone anywhere at any time
Engineering & architecture ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
"Bill Nye shows how inventions in materials, tools, and other technologies have gradually allowed us to build bigger, taller, stronger, and longer structures. From canals and dams to tunnels and towers, this is the story of how we have reshaped our environment to suit our needs."--Container
Internet series ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Introduces students to the basic parts and functions of a computer, including input and output devices, the central processing unit, memory tools, and software
Taj Mahal Heaven on Earth ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Located in Agra, India, the Taj Mahal is a complex of gardens, mosques, and minarets constructed as a tribute to Shah Jehan's wife, Mumtaz Mahal, after her death. In his grief, Jehan vowed to build the most beautiful tomb ever. Explore the spiritual moti
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
How do spiders and other arachnids differ from insects? Travel around the world with Jeff to learn the answer. You'll visit Spain for a look at the dung beetle, Morocco to view scorpions, and Africa to observe termites
9/11 backlash being Muslim in America ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Provides a brief introduction to the history of Islam and then explores, through interviews of American Muslims, not only the religious challenges they face fitting their religion into the American lifestyle, but also the new problems they face since September 11, 2001. The interviewees, an ethnically and nationally diverse group, share a snapshot of their daily lives and then express their thoughts and feelings about the impact 9/11 has had on Muslims. The second part of the video discusses Hollywood typecasting of Arabs as villains and Islam as a religion of terror in movies and on television and how this portrayal affects the public's attitudes about Muslims
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
What do these large aquatic reptiles have in common? In what ways do they differ? Travel to the Florida Everglades, the swamps of Louisiana, and-of all places-the city of Miami to identify alligators and crocodiles
 
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