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Brink: New Life on Mars?
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(Discovery Channel School, 2009), 45 mins, 45 page(s)
This program traces the history of Mars exploration and examines how the discovery of methane will influence future exploration of the planet. The DVD features interviews with geologists, biologists, and astronauts who consider the types of organisms that may inhabit Mars and question the possibilities of a manned...
(Discovery Channel School, 2009), 45 mins, 45 page(s)
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Clouds and Patterns of Weather
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(Discovery Channel School, 2001), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
This program examines cloud formation processes, identifies different types of clouds, and explains how differences in cloud types affect weather patterns.
(Discovery Channel School, 2001), 21 mins, 21 page(s)
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Cracking the Ocean Code
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(Discovery Channel School, 2007), 56 mins, 56 page(s)
Featuring genome pioneer J. Craig Venter, this program explores the world’s oceans. It follows Venter as he searches for new life forms and genetic secrets that may help resolve climate change and the earth’s energy crisis. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School, 2007), 56 mins, 56 page(s)
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Creators of the Future
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(Discovery Channel School, 1999), 55 mins, 55 page(s)
This program examines how scientists harness the power of microbes to clean up the environment. It traces the history of antibiotics from the creation of penicillin and considers the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. The DVD looks at how scientists have discovered ways to use microbes to reduce pollution, c...
(Discovery Channel School, 1999), 55 mins, 55 page(s)
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Curiosity: Mankind Rising
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(Discovery Channel School, 2012), 43 mins, 43 page(s)
From the formation of primordial genetic material to the development of speech, this program follows mankind’s journey of life from the first cell to the present day. The DVD explains that human beings are the pinnacle of a chain of species that has survived by way of evolution, natural selection, adaptation, an...
(Discovery Channel School, 2012), 43 mins, 43 page(s)
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Curiosity: What’s Beneath America?
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(Discovery Channel School), 43 page(s)
This program traces the geological story behind the creation of the North American landmass, examining the tectonic plates, floods, asteroid impacts, and volcanic explosions that influenced the development of the continent. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School), 43 page(s)
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Elements of Biology: Biomes
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(Discovery Channel School, 2006), 56 mins, 56 page(s)
This program describes the major world biomes, explains how organisms adapt to their environments, and considers the ways in which human interference has changed ecosystem structures. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School, 2006), 56 mins, 56 page(s)
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Elements of Chemistry: Acids and Bases
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(Discovery Channel School, 2006), 56 mins, 56 page(s)
This program introduces the chemistry of acids and bases. It examines the pH scale, which measures the amounts of acidity or basicity of compounds, and shows how acids and bases contribute to such varied phenomena as acid rain and cellular function. Discovery Enterprises.
(Discovery Channel School, 2006), 56 mins, 56 page(s)
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Elements of Chemistry: Atoms
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(Discovery Channel School, 2006), 56 mins, 56 page(s)
Explaining that atoms are the fundamental building blocks of all matter, this program explores the structure of atoms, describes what holds them together, and discusses the composition of different elements, isotopes, and ions. The DVD introduces the basic concepts of quantum theory and shows how knowledge about t...
(Discovery Channel School, 2006), 56 mins, 56 page(s)
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Elements of Chemistry: Carbon Chemistry
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(Discovery Channel School, 2006), 56 mins, 56 page(s)
Outlining the unusual properties of carbon and considering that eighty percent of known substances contain carbon, this program considers the crucial role the element plays in earth and life processes. It explains that carbon is vital to every living molecule and explores critical differences in the chemical makeu...
(Discovery Channel School, 2006), 56 mins, 56 page(s)
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