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Discovery Education (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,052 works in 1,750 publications in 1 language and 19,452 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Motion pictures  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Documentary television programs  Animated films  Nature television programs  Wildlife television programs  Children's television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QH75, 791.4372
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Publications about Discovery Education (Firm)
Publications by Discovery Education (Firm)
Most widely held works by Discovery Education (Firm)
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( visu )
67 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,217 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
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye by Bill Nye( visu )
32 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,994 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
Mythbusters by Jamie Hyneman( visu )
41 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Adam and Jamie tackle a request from the highest ranking viewer of all: the President of the United States. President Obama tells Adam and Jamie that he'd like them to retest the myth of the Archimedes Solar Ray, but with more manpower. The myth says that Greek scientist Archimedes set fire to an invading fleet using only mirrors and the sun. After developing a unique mirror aiming system, Adam and Jamie enlist 500 student volunteers ready to light a fire for science!
The Renaissance from courtly tradition to loco amor ( visu )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Examines the sophisticated base 20 system developed by the ancient Maya, which included a value for zero
Biomes ( visu )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Animals inhabit nearly every environment on Earth, including many places that seem utterly inhospitable to life. Segments cover animal adaptations in the vast Asian deserts, the watery homes of crocodiles, and the lofty domain of birds. As they experience these daunting climates and conditions, students learn about the developments that enable life to flourish in some of Earth's most challenging environments
Life by David Attenborough( visu )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment
Backyard habitat ( visu )
29 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
"In this episode, hosts Molly and Dave visit the Dhyanchand family in Knoxville, TN to create a chickadee habitat by underplanting canopy trees with various trees. Then, a chickadee house will be built, a moss garden planted, and a toad abode built using terracotta planters"--Container
Extreme engineering by Shi mi te( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Design and construction of the MOSE Project intended to protect the city of Venice, Italy, against floods caused by changes in the sea level
Health investigations with Dr. Know ( visu )
18 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Dr. Know delves into the mysteries of the digestive system. Can you really eat so much your stomach will burst? How do you know if you're expelling more gas than "normal"? Can spicy foods really cause ulcers? Was your mom right when she told you if you swallowed gum, it would stay in your stomach for seven years? And finally, can eating sugary foods make kids hyper?
How it's made, series one ( visu )
14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Have you ever wondered how things are made? Find out how the everyday objects people use become the things they are. Watch as How it's made reveals the methods and materials of everyday items in a behind-the-scenes look at the manufacturing process
Ping and Pong ( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Explore foundational science concepts with Ping and Pong - two adorable characters with wonderfully curious minds. In this program students will learn about bones, belly buttons, hands, scabs, sneezing, and sweating
Living with autism ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 152 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 alternatives the cool fuel road trip ( visu )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Shawn Murphy and his cool fuel crew get a sugar rush cruising through Florida, and the crew tries to determine their "miles per beignet" as they eat their way through Louisiana with a Hummer that burns food in a gasifier
The Velveteen rabbit all you need to do is believe by Margery Williams Bianco( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Features Margery Williams' story about a toy rabbit that comes to life
Daily planet ( visu )
16 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
See how great technological innovations change our world
Energy by Bill Nye( 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
American history ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
"Step back in time to investigate the events that shaped the United States during the early 1900s, including World War I and Prohibition."--Discoveryschool.com
Discovery health CME ( visu )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
In the United States, there are 10,000 new cases of HPV and cervical cancer and 5,000 related deaths each year. Fortunately, the risk of HPV and cervical cancer can be reduced by 75 percent through vaccinations and annual screening. The program explains the HPV epidemiology, risk factors associated with HPV infections, types of screening for HPV, HPV testing, and prevention through vaccination
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 107 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
 
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