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Life's Rocky Start

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2016] 2019. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
NOVA joins mineralogist Robert Hazen as he journeys around the globe. From an ancient Moroccan market to the Australian Outback, he advances a startling and counterintuitive idea—that the rocks beneath our feet were not only essential to jump-starting life, but that microbial life helped give birth to hundreds of minerals we know and depend on today.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1089790787
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS, 2016.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on February 04, 2019.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (53 min., 21 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Introduction: Life's Rocky Start (4:12); Stage Black (4:54); Stage Gray (3:39); Stage Blue (5:48); Shallow Pond (5:16); Deep Sea Vents (3:57); Gungy Study (3:16); Ancient Remnants (4:36); Oldest Indications (2:44); Stage Red (4:39); Stage White (1:58); Evolutionary Advantages (3:10); Stage Green (3:48); Credits: Life's Rocky Start (1:09);
Responsibility: PBS.

Abstract:

NOVA joins mineralogist Robert Hazen as he journeys around the globe. From an ancient Moroccan market to the Australian Outback, he advances a startling and counterintuitive idea—that the rocks beneath our feet were not only essential to jump-starting life, but that microbial life helped give birth to hundreds of minerals we know and depend on today.

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