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After Life: The Strange Science of Decay
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This program explores the science of taphonomy, following what happens to organic matter in a kitchen over three months as it begins to decompose.
(Films Media Group, 2011), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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All About Chemical Bonding
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(Films Media Group, 2010), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
Featuring animated graphics that illustrate the principles of molecular interaction, this set defines the key elements of covalent, ionic, and metallic bonding. It covers such topics as the octet rule, the organization of the periodic table, VSEPR theory, forces of attraction between molecules, the valence shell,...
(Films Media Group, 2010), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
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Are We Still Evolving?
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
Featuring Alice Roberts, this DVD considers the ways in which technology may be driving human evolution. It looks at research studies regarding recent changes in the human genome and technology-induced alterations in the development of plant and animal species. The program also examines the significant role of dis...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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Atoms, Molecules, and Compounds
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(Films Media Group, 2010), 26 mins, 26 page(s)
This program introduces atoms, molecules, and compounds. It examines concepts related to the nucleus, including protons, neutrons, energy shells, binding energy, fission, and fusion, discusses electrons, including quantum numbers and atomic orbitals, and looks at the elements, including the periodic table, valence...
(Films Media Group, 2010), 26 mins, 26 page(s)
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Bill Moyers Journal: Michael Pollan’s National Food Fight
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(Films Media Group), 53 page(s)
This DVD examines the ways in which U.S. trade rules, farm subsidies, and regulations affect such issues as global warming, healthcare, and homeland security. It features Michael Pollan of U.C. Berkeley, who discusses his approach to often-overlooked questions in food policy. It also visits the East New York Farme...
(Films Media Group), 53 page(s)
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Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Proteomics: Getting the Big Picture
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 22 mins, 22 page(s)
Considering the possibilities created by recent scientific advances, this program introduces the interrelated fields of genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics and explores practical applications of biotechnology to the field of medicine. The DVD features expert commentary from Bob Forgey, Bill Worzel, Jeanne Ohr...
(Films Media Group, 2009), 22 mins, 22 page(s)
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Biotechnology and Your Health: Pharmaceutical Applications
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
Considering pharmaceutical biotechnology, this DVD examines the crucial role of antibiotics, vaccinations, and insulin in modern medicine, discusses the value of recombinant drugs and treatments involving genetically engineered DNA, and explains how stem cells can be used to treat disease.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 20 mins, 20 page(s)
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Biotechnology on the Farm and in the Factory: Agricultural and Industrial Applications
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
This DVD examines the ways in which biotechnology is being used to meet the needs of a growing world population. It emphasizes the applications of biotechnology in agriculture and industry.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
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Black Holes, Pulsars, and Other Odd Bodies
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(Films Media Group, 2006), 23 mins, 23 page(s)
This program examines black holes, neutron stars, quasars, and supernovae. It also discusses magnetars, the Local Bubble, and the Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer.
(Films Media Group, 2006), 23 mins, 23 page(s)
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Bohr’s Model of the Atom
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(Films Media Group), 26 page(s)
This DVD profiles Danish physicist Neils Bohr and examines his contributions to the understanding of the atom and the behavior of subatomic particles. It outlines theoretical precursors of quantum physics, including theories proposed by John Dalton and J. J. Thomson, explains how Bohr devised his atomic model, and...
(Films Media Group), 26 page(s)
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