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Discovery Education (Firm)

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Works: 1,627 works in 1,877 publications in 1 language and 23,941 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Internet videos  Short films  Science television programs  Nonfiction films  Animated films  Science films  Drama 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: QB46, 520
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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 )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Find out why farmers in Queensland, Australia, are waging war against flying foxes- giant fruit-eating bats. Watch Jeff rescue one victim of the conflict. And investigate the effects of a deadly bat-borne virus
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 277 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 270 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 )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 260 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
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 )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 250 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 )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 236 libraries worldwide
An overview of the most important discoveries in the history of physics, including: matter; gravity; thermodynamics; general relativity; the neutron
The Jeff Corwin experience by Jeff Corwin( visu )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Whether terrestrial, freshwater, or marine, these reptiles all have a bony shell and a toothless horny break. Examine several species of turtles, including mudflap and snapping in their natural habitats
Greatest discoveries with Bill Nye ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Host Bill Nye explores the most significant medical discoveries about the human body, from 1538 until the 1980's
Financial literacy for students ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Introduces late elementary students to concepts in personal finance. Students will learn about earning power, consider needs versus wants, understand what it means to save for a goal, and a closer look at what banking is all about
Greatest discoveries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 167 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
Deviant Behavior ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
In this film, Associate Professor of Sociology, Matthew Green and Professor of Sociology Brenda Forster examine the four major theories sociologists use to analyze deviant behavior- differential association theory, control theory, labeling theory, and strain theory. They also discuss the relationship between race, class, and gender within the criminal justice system
Campaign Essentials : Nine Days in New Hampshire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
In this documentary, democratic candidates practice retail politics during the nine days between the 2004 Iowa Caucuses and the New Hampshire Presidential primary
Sociological Theory and Research Methods ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
This film reviews the history of sociological theory including the contributions of foundational thinkers like Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx, and Max Weber. It provides an understanding of the three major theoretical perspectives- functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism, identifies research methods used by sociologists, and explains how to develop a sociological hypotheses. The program discusses the American Sociological Association Code of Ethics and distinguishes between ethical and unethical social research practices
Social Institutions-Education and Religion ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
In this film, Associate Professor of Sociology, Matthew Green and Professor of Sociology, Brenda Forster, examine the social institutions of education and religion. Topics include: the global, U.S., and theoretical perspectives of education; problems in education; the role of religion in society; and the perspectives of Karl Marx, Max Weber and Émile Durkheim
The velveteen rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Features Margery Williams' story about a toy rabbit that comes to life. Narrated by Meryl Streep
Vertebrate and Mammalian Evolution ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
This film discusses the place of humans within the world by examining basic vertebrate and mammalian evolutionary history. The program looks at the classification, construction, and interpretation of evolutionary relationships
Philosophical Tradition and Method ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
This video examines key philosophical issues within their historical contexts and their continuing relevance today. The presentation outlines the meaning and purpose of philosophy along with appropriate philosophic terminology. Experts discuss the basic problems in the fields of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy, highlight how to analyze claims in competing texts, and identify Internet-based philosophy research resources
Methodology and Interpretation ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
When assessing art, compare and contrast artworks according to subject matter, style, iconography, and composition. This video explains how to identify and apply different methods art historians developed to think about artworks and analyze their meaning, quality, and structures. These include: formal analysis, style, social history, status, reception, patronage, iconography, semiotics, and imagery. Experts highlight current debates in the art field and consider the impact of digital technologies
Primates ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
This film reviews the characteristics that differentiate primate species and looks at adaptations that influenced geographic distribution, habits, diet, teeth, and locomotion. The presentation highlights primate classifications including prosimians, anthropoids, and hominoids, and considers social and cultural behaviors among primates
 
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