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10th grade biology RNA/DNA transfer /
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Students demonstrate their understanding of the process of transcription and translation by describing production of messenger RNA, explaining the structure and function of transfer RNA, and comparing and contrasting the differences between gases associated with DNA and RNA.
Acids, bases, and salts
QD477.A233 1997
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Aging the natural process /
QP86.A35 2001
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This program takes a look at the changes that occur naturally to the various systems of the human body as a person ages, and describes actions that can be taken to maximize and maintain their functionality.
An inconvenient truth
QC981.8.G56I53 2006
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Special features: Commentary with director Davis Guggenheim -- Commentary with producers Laurie David, Lawrence Bender, Scott Z. Burns and Leslie Chilcott -- An update with former Vice-President Al Gore.
Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences.
Anatomy and physiology
QM23.2.A538 2006
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Contents on videodiscs: Circulatory system (101.1) (16:02 min.) -- Digestive system (101.2) (16:51 min.) -- Nervous system (101.3) (17:36 min.) -- Respiratory system (101.4) (16:22 min.) -- Skeletal system (101.5) (16:22 min.) -- Muscular system (101.6)(15:59 min.) -- Reproductive system (101.7)(18:52 min.) -- Urinary system (101.8)(17:14 min.) -- Integumentory system (101.9)(18:35 min.) -- Endocrine system (101.10)(18:35 min.).
Anatomy of the fetal pig including the cat skeleton and the sheep brain /
QL813.P54A55 1995
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Program compares the anatomy of a fetal pig, a cat skeleton and the brain of a sheep with human anatomy, using live dissections.
Aquatic biomes
QH541.5.W3A68 2005
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The basics -- Freshwater biomes -- Wetlands -- Marine biomes.
Forms part of a series designed to provide an understanding of interdependent ecological communities or biomes. Introduces a variety of the world's aquatic biomes, including rivers, lakes, wetlands, intertidal zones, coral reefs, and kelp forests. Describes the characteristics of saltwater and freshwater environments and the diverse plants and animals that inhabit them. Looks at the importance of evolution and adaptation for aquatic species.
Architecture of crystals, The
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X-ray beams expose the exceptional beauty of the world within the interior of crystals.
Assessing heart sounds
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Key topics include auscultatory sites, S1 through S4, tricuspid regurgitation, mitral regurgitation, pulmonic stenosis, aortic stenosis, aortic regurgitation, pulmonic regurgitation, mitral stenosis, and tricuspid stenosis.
Asteroids, deadly impact
QB651.A86 1997
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Asteriods and comets streak through the skies by the millions, and tons of small meteorites strike the earth. Scientists believe the dinosaurs died 65 million years ago as a result of a massive cosmic collision. Join Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker who have remapped the heavens with their discoveries of more than 30 comets and hundreds of asteroids. Now that we know what's out there, how can we defend ourselves?
Astronomy : science explores the sun /
QB521.S35 1997
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Explains the latest theories behind the raging nuclear reactions inside the sun, and how scientists are using instruments in space and on earth to study our closest star.
Astronomy. Program 5, The solar system
QB501.5.A88 2002
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The Standard Deviants sail through the solar system and meet the planets.
Atom building block of the universe, The
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Atomic structure and the periodic table
QD461.A76 1998
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Familiarizes students with the principles of the atomic structure and the Periodic Table. Provides a detailed examination of the structure of the atom, how to compute atomic numbers, and how isotopes relate to atomic number. They will also learn such topics as atomic mass and electron arrangement of different elements. This information will provide background for understanding the organization of the Periodic Table, as well as its major groups and families. Also includes a video quiz.
QR75.B33 1985
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Describes the helpful and harmful roles of bacteria. Examines the bacterial cell, and explains its reproductive processes.
Basic chemistry for biology students
QD415.B311 1993
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Introduces biology students to the basic chemistry of life, including atoms, elements, molecules, ions, isotopes, carbohydrates, lipids, amino accids, and nucleic acids.
Basic immunology /
QR181.B37 1994
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This film explains basic immunology using narration and animation. Discusses cellular components of the immune system, soluble components, tissues, and organs and antigens. Also discusses the immune response to attack.
Beyond genesis origin of species by Charles Darwin /
QH365.O8B49 1996
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An exploration of Darwin's The origin of the species. Follows Darwin's voyage on the HMS Beagle and includes discussions with Darwinian scholars and modern creationists about how the theory of "natural selection" has been used to advance science and challenge religion.
Bohr's model of the atom
QC173.4.A87B647 2006
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Historical development of atomic theories -- Brief outline of Bohr's life -- Bohr's model in detail 1 -- Bohr's model in detail 2 -- Beyond Bohr.
This program focuses on Niels Bohr, who worked with some of the best physicists of the 20th century to devise his atomic model. Students will gain an understanding of the historical developments in atomic theories up to Bohr, a brief outline of Bohr's life. Bohr's first and second postulates, and his influence on contemporary society.
Brain & nervous system your information superhighway /
QP376.B735 2000
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Defines and explains the brain and nervous system with an emphasis on how they enable us to perform everyday activities. Comparisons to computers and the Internet help the viewer understand the mechanics and functions of the brain and nervous system.
Brain, mind, and behavior : Learning and memory /
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Discusses how human beings remember and why they forget. Also presents theories about brain organization, activity at the synapse, and the workings of the hippocampus to help unravel the mystery of memory.
Brain, mind, and behavior : Stress and emotion /
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Uses two case histories, one dealing with a man who suffered an accidental frontal lobotomy, and the other, a stress-ridden professional, to explain the interrelationship of pain, anxiety, behavior, and the brain.
Brain, mind, and behavior : The two brains /
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Drawing on work with split-brain patients, this program explores the cortical hemispheres, the relation of thought and language, and sex differences of the human brain.
Brain, mind, and behavior : Vision and movement /
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Explains how humans perceive the world and how the brain coordinates vision and movement.
Brain, mind, and behavior Rhythms and drives /
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Uses vignettes from both the animal world and human society to help understand instinctive, subconscious rhythms and drives and the workings of the primitive portion of the human brain. Shows the effects of seasonal and circadian rhythms on some people, as well as behavior changes resulting from injury to the hypothalamus.
Brief history of chemistry, A
QD11.B74 1992
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This program tells the exciting story of chemistry beginning with the artisans of ancient civilizations where metal smelting, pottery, and cooking laid the foundations of working with matter. It traces the history through early philosopher/scientists like Democritis, medieval alchemists, and famous chemists in the last three centuries like Priestley, Dalton, Bohr and Curie.
Cells, genes, & protein machines : a science story for young readers /
QH583.K47 2002
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Cellular respiration
QH633.C45 1992
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[1.] The cell and energy -- [2.] Glycolysis 1 -- [3.] Glycolysis 2 -- [4.] The Krebs cycle -- [5.] Oxidative phosphorylation -- [6.] Metabolism and nutrition.
Uses computer animation to clarify topics in biological respiration.
Chem lab, The
Q183.A1C44 2008
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Acquire knowledge -- Proper safety gear and equipment -- Proper conduct -- In case of emergency.
"Maximize your knowledge and minimize your risk! That is the message of this program, an informative introduction to the chemistry laboratory that shows high school and first-year college students precisely how to conduct themselves in a safe and professional manner. Familiarity with the properties and safe handling of all materials used in the lab is stressed, including how to dispose of hazardous waste, and the proper use of safety gear and equipment is explained. How to react in case of a lab emergency is also discussed."--Case.
Chemical bonding
QD461.C44 1998
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The goal of the program is to familiarize students with the principles of physical science by learning about the nature of chemical bonding, and the characteristics of atoms that allow them to form bonds. The following concepts are introduced: electron arrangement, ionic bonds, covalent bonds, and metallic bonds. Includes a video quiz.
Circulatory and respiratory systems
QP102.C578 1988
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Examines the circulatory system including the heart, blood, and vessels. Looks at the respiratory system and its close relationship with the circulatory system, and shows how the lungs operate. Includes animation.
Civilization and climate
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Changing climate probably played the decisive role in drawing hominids out of the trees, up on their hind legs, and off in search of food whose supply had been dispersed by the replacement of rain forests by grasslands. Migrations were motivated by the search for food; during ice ages, when sea levels dropped, new areas became accessible and populations spread. Links between climatic changes and emerging civilizations have also been postulated; the collapse of civilizations confronted with climatic challenges to which they could not or would not adapt is clearly documented.
Classification of living things, The
QH83.C53C537 2000
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[v. 1]. Monera, protista, fungi (title on container: Monera, protista, & fungi) (27 min.) -- [v. 2]. Animalia, plantae (title on container: Animalia & plantae) (28 min.).
Reviews the history of taxonomy, the science of classifying living things, from the work of Linnaeus through the development of the five kingdom system, including emerging theories in classification. Describes the five kingdoms through their defining characteristics.
Clay, or, origin of the species /
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An art film in which three-dimensional forms of modeling clay are used to express a visual and amusing variation on a theory of evolution, as suggested by the simple life forms which emerge from graphic motions of a clay sea.
Climate & seasons
QC981.3.C55x 1998
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Students will learn how factors like the sun, wind, temperature, precipitation and position of the earth determine the weather for a particular region.
Close-up on chemistry
QD43.C56 1991
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21 demonstrations designed to be used in conjunction with classroom instruction in introductory chemistry.
QC921.35.C56x 1998
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Students will learn how clouds form, the different types of clouds, and the important role they play in weather and the water cycle.
Comets and asteroids
QB651.C664 1997
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Examines the effects of past impacts of comets and asteroids and explores plans to protect Earth from other major collisions.
Compounds electromagnetic attraction in molecules /
QD471.C656 1996
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This part of the Chemistry Essentials series "uses animations and graphics to explain how compounds are formed by either ionic or covalent bonding as well as exploring the difference between various groups of compounds such as acids, bases, and hydrocarbons."
QB44.2.C683 2000
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Episode I: The shores of the cosmic ocean -- Episode II: One voice in the cosmic fugue -- Episode III: The harmony of worlds -- Episode IV: Heaven and hell -- Episode V: Blues for a red planet -- Episode VI: Travellers's tales -- Episode VII: The backbone
Creation the promise of stem cells.
QH431.C74 2002
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Presents the latest advances in cloning, stem cell development, and genetic science. Includes an overview of the cloning research of José Cibelli, and comments by noted scientists Lee Silver and Paul Nurse on how these developments have changed human life.
Cycles of life exploring biology /
QH315.3.C93 1997
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[v. 1] The Unity and diversity of life -- [v. 2] Chemical foundations of life -- [v. 3] Secrets of the cell -- [v. 4] The Power of metabolism -- [v. 5] Energy in -energy out -- [v. 6] Generations : mitosis and meiosis -- [v. 7] Patterns of inheritance -- [v.8] DNA: blueprint of life -- [v.9] Proteins: building blocks of life -- [v.10] Microevolution -- [v.11] Macroevolution -- [v.12] Viruses, bacteria, and protistans -- [v.13] Fungi, plants, and animals -- [v.14] Plant structure -- [v.15] Plant reproduction -- [v.16] Animal structure -- [v.17] Circulation: a river of life -- [v.18] Immunity -- [v.19] Respiration -- [v.20] Digestion and fluid balance -- [v.21] The neural connection -- [v.22] Endocrine control: systems in balance -- [v.23] Animal reproduction and development -- [v.24] Populations and communities -- [v.25] Ecosystems and the biosphere -- [v.26] The human factor.
Provides a comprehensive overview of the living world from the simplest single-celled organisim to the vast web of the Earth's ecosystem. Via microvideography, 3-D animations, video field trips inside laboratories, and footage shot around the world, these programs present the processes that energize and the interrelationships that sustain life. Also presents the latest discoveries in the field and examines the scientific method, showing how biology is a process of inquiry.
Death by design
QH582.4.D42 1996
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A guided tour into the invisible world of cells, told through a collage of metaphors. State-of-the-art microcinematography is playfully intercut with parallel images from life at the human scale: a hundred lighted violins, imploding skyscrapers, pieces of film on the cutting room floor... -- container. Contains interviews with noted biologists including Rita Levi-Montalcini, a programmed-cell-death pioneer and winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for Medicine.
Desert biomes
QH541.5.D4D47 2005
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The basics -- Plant life -- Animal life.
Forms part of a series designed to provide an understanding of interdependent ecological communities or biomes. Introduces a variety of the world's desert biomes, which range from stretches of sand dunes in equatorial Africa to cactus-covered plains in California. Describes the characteristics of desert environments or regions that receive less than ten inches of rain per year. Examines how the few plants and animals that inhabit these ecosystems survive the extreme temperatures and severe lack of water that characterize the desert environment.
Digestive system
QP145.D544 1988
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Explains the digestive system from ingestion through digestion to absorption and elimination. Includes animation.
Discovering the cell
QH582.5.D52 1992
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This video surveys the early history of microscopes and examines the discovery of cells.
Disk susceptibility testing : step by step /
QR69.A57D57 1995
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Based on NCCLS document M2-A5, Performance standards for antimicrobial disk susceptibility tests. 5th ed.
QL791.E27 2009
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A story of three animal families on a journey across our planet - polar bears, elephants, and humpback whales. It captures rare footage of nature's wildest and most elusive animals.
Earth science : deserts - hostile environments /
QH88.E27 1996
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The desert is home to many unique plants and animals where we'll learn that deserts are studies in extremes and full of surprises.
Elements organised the Periodic table
QD467.E43 1986
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Introduces the periodic table by looking at some of the properties of a range of elements. Shows the relative chemical reactivities of the alkali metals with oxygen, and of the halogens with phosphorus, and relates these properties to their positions in the periodic table.
Empirical formula by microanalysis /
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Detailed instruction on how a student may determine elements or components of a mixture by microanalysis.
Fallacy of global warming, The
QC981.8.G56F35 1999
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"... experts analyze satellite images, archival weather records, tree rings, core samples from the ocean floor, and air frozen into ancient ice to investigate climatic changes over the past 250,000 years. After factoring in the effects of orbital variations, sunspots, volcanoes, and sulfur dioxide aerosols, scientists theorize that recent global warming is not as abrupt - nor as potentially cataclysmic - as previously believed."--On container.
Faulting and folding
QE606.F38 1990
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Explores earth's most common geologic structures and the forces that have shaped them. Demonstrates how tectonic forces trigger earthquakes and deform rocks thousands of meters below the ground. Gives examples of how faults and folds are useful for petroleum, natural gas, minerals, and ore deposits.
Fire mountain: the eruption and rebirth of Mount St. Helens
QE523.S23F57 2005
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One hour length film -- Visitor's center version / adapted by Dennis Burkhart ; Encounter Video ([2004] ; approx. 21 min.)
In 1980, the eruption of Mount St. Helens leveled 230 square miles, sent 540 million tons of ash and volcanic rock twelve miles into the air, and blasted one cubic mile of earth from the crest of the Cascade Mountain Range. Illustrates the terrifying fury of the most destructive volcanic disaster in American history through aerial photography and survivors' own words. Shows examples of nature's plant and animal recovery seventeen years later. The visitor's center version includes footage shot in 2004.
Five billion years /
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Gives an overview of the evolution of life on earth. Starts from the gaseous beginnings of the universe through man's quest to reach the stars.
Fluids and electrolytes balance
QP90.5.F58 2007
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Pt. 1. Basics (19:45 min.) -- Pt. 2. Fluid volume imbalances (21:00 min.) -- Pt. 3. Electrolyte imbalances (21:20 min.).
This ... program ... provides nursing students, new nurses and others with the fundamental information they need to begin building their understanding of the role fluids and electrolytes play in the health of a body.--Case.
Future of life biodiversity in the new millennium, The
QH75.W5356 2003
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Dr. Wilson talks about the evolution and diversity of life as well as the future of life.
Genetic Engineering dreams and nightmares. Part 1, Genetic engineering : how DNA works /
QH442.G46 2001
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Part of a three-part series presented by David Cove, coauthor of A primer of genetics. Dr. Cove addresses the mechanics of DNA replication and the subject of genetic engineering. This episode discusses how organisms replicate. Dr. David Cove describes the structure and function of DNA as he covers how coding sequences and promoters work together to create proteins from amino acids. DNA's remarkable suitability as a medium for duplicating the blueprints of life both rapidly and accurately in a simple yet precise language is emphasized.
Genetic Engineering dreams and nightmares. Part 2, Genetic engineering : how genes are engineered /
QH442.G462 2001
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Part of a three-part series presented by David Cove, coauthor of A primer of genetics. Dr. Cove addresses the mechanics of DNA replication and the subject of genetic engineering. This episode introduces the process of genetic engineering. How does cDNA differ from normal DNA? Can a bullet really implant genes? And why is a gene for bioluminescence so valuable to researchers? This program answers those and other questions. Dr. David Cove deftly explains how reverse transcriptase is used to isolate genes, how isolated genes are cloned, how cloned genes are delivered via benign virus or "DNA gun," and how the effects of delivered genes are tracked by reporter genes.
Genetic Engineering dreams and nightmares. Part 3, Genetic engineering : applications and issues /
QH442.G463 2001
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Part of a three-part series presented by David Cove, coauthor of A primer of genetics. Dr. Cove addresses the mechanics of DNA replication and the subject of genetic engineering. This episode surveys past and probable future applications of genetic engineering while calmly presenting possible benefits and liabilities. Many scientists and consumers believe that genetic engineering will vastly improve life on Earth, while others believe it will spell the ruin of the planet. What are the facts behind the rhetoric and the hysteria? The case is stated for genetically modified crops; microorganism-produced human insulin; engineered vaccines, which involve no disease-causing microbes; and the diagnosis and cure of gene-based diseases. The concept of risk assessment is also defined.
Geologic time
QE508.G45 1986
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Introduces the concept of an evolving earth and explains various means of establishing relative time. Distinguishes absolute time from simple chronologies and shows how absolute time is measured.
Grassland biomes
QH541.5.P7G71 2005
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The basics -- Climate -- Plant life -- Animal life -- The human factor.
Forms part of a series designed to provide an understanding of interdependent ecological communities or biomes. Introduces a variety of the world's grassland biomes, including the prairies of the American west, the pampas of Argentina, the steppes of Russia, and the veldt of South Africa. Describes the characteristics of temperate and tropical grasslands and discusses the life-forms and behavioral adaptations that exist in grassland biomes. Examines factors that threaten the survival of these habitats and their distinctive animal communities.
Greenhouse effect, The
QC912.3.G7 1990
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Head and neck /
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The key structures which control the entry of air and food into the body are examined, including: paranasal sinuses, maintenance of an open airway in an unconscious person, the relationship of the eustachian tube to the middle ear, and the role of the larynx, tongue and epiglottis in swallowing.
Heat is on, The
QC981.8.G56H42 1989
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Discusses how global warming may affect our delicate ecosystem and how future generations will have to cope with a changed planet.
QP90.4.H65 1995
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"In order to understand homeostasis in a natural setting, this program observes what happens in the body during a marathon race. By monitoring various physiological responses of one [of] the runners, we show many changes and adjustment being made as the race progresses ... The program provides a complete introduction to the following topics: homeostatic mechanisms within the body, regulation of temperature, regulation of blodd sugar, feedback systems, role of hormones, water balance"--Container label.
House & backyard insects
QL467.2.H6 1998
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Discribes the habits of insects that live near human habitats and how the insects affect our lives.
How atoms bond
QD461.H68 1992
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This program shows forces of attraction and repulsion within atoms, and the different types of bonds. It also explains covalent bonds, in which atoms share electrons, and ionic bonds in which an electron is traded from one atom to another.
How plants get food
QK47.B5 v.2
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Investigates the ways that plants get water and other nutrients from the soil and air and use those nutrients to make food.
How plants grow
QK47.B5 v.1
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Introduces the idea that plants have a life cycle in which seeds germinate, plants grow, develop, produce new seeds, and die.
How plants live in different places
QK47.B5 v.5
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Contrasts two extreme plant habitats, the desert and the rain forest, to show that plants have different adaptations to help them survive in different areas.
How seeds get here-- and there
QK47.B5 v.4
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Discusses seeds and seed dispersal, with emphasis on variations in seed structure which affect seed distribution.
Human body circulatory and respiratory systems, The
QP101.H86 2002
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Designed to educate students on the basic principles of the circulatory and respiratory systems in the human body.
Hurricanes & tornadoes
QC944.2.H87x 1998
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Students will study both tornadoes and hurricanes from their early beginnings to the full-blown storms that wreak havoc on land. The program shows how meteorologists use data such as location, movement, wind speed, temperature and pir pressure to predict the course of these storms and provide early warnings to people living in their path.
Inside Hurricane Katrina
QC945.I57 2005
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"Hurricane Katrina's path and power were known and its arrival was also known. Yet, somehow, when Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Louisiana coast with Category 4 winds and an equally strong storm surge, no one was prepared for the chaos it unleashedÂ… National Geographic takes you inside Hurricane Katrina to shed new light on the fateful decisions of those in charge and the struggles of those fighting to survive its impact."--Container.
Insulin and oral antidiabetic agents
QP572.I5I57 2004
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Discusses indications for insulin use, as well as types of preparations and administration. Outlines the mechanism of action and clinical use of the major categories of oral antidiabetic agents.
Introducing biology--the endocrine glands /
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This video explains the interaction of the nervous system and the endocrine system in regulating the body's functions and identifies the major endocrine glands of the body.
Investigation of photosynthesis and assimilate transport, An
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Kinetic study using spectrophotometry, A
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Lab safety
Q183.A1L33 2006
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Introduces students to safety guidelines that must be followed when designing and conducting scientific investigations. Lab safety techniques are outlined, as well as the correct use of personal protective equipment.
QC688.L37 1986
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Live action and animation explain in simple terms what lasers are and how they function. The development, significance, and many applications of laser light is discussed.
QH501.L55 2010
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Disc 1. Challenges of life -- Reptiles and amphibians -- Mammals -- Disc 2. Fish -- Birds -- Disc 3. Insects -- Hunters and hunted -- Disc 4. Creatures of the deep -- Plants -- Primates.
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 evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressue to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment.
Life in cold blood
QL644.A88 2008
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Episode 1: The cold blooded truth -- Episode 2: Land invaders: amphibians -- Episode 3: Dragons of the dry: lizards -- Episode 4: Sophisticated serpents: snakes -- Episode 5: Armoured giants.
Amphibians and reptiles ruled the world for nearly 200 million years, and today there are well over 14,000 species. Ranging from some of the largest, most deadly creatures on Earth to the smallest and strangest, these are some of the most fascinating and dramatic animals on the planet. Looks at pare
Life in the city habitat
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Explore the business, industrial and residential areas of a typical city. They discover plants and animals that have adapted to life in the city, and learn how those creatures survive in a habitat originally built for people.
Life on earth : a natural history /
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program 1. The infinite variety -- 2. Beginning of life -- 3. Building bodies -- 4. Early seas -- 5. Segmented invertebrates -- 6. First forests -- 7. Coming of insects -- 8. Flowers and insects -- 9. Swarming hordes -- 10. Conquest of waters -- 11. Boney fishes -- 12. Invasion of land -- 13. Amphibians -- 14. Victors of dry land -- 15. Dinosaurs and their descendants -- 16. From reptiles to birds -- 17. Lords of the air -- 18. Rise of the mammals - - 19. Marsupials -- 20. Mammals of the sea -- 21. Theme and variation -- 22. The leaf eaters -- 23. The hunters and the hunted -- 24. Life in the trees -- 25. The primates -- 26. Upright man -- 27. Compulsive communicators.
Naturalist David Attenborough presents the history of life over three and a half billion years, blending scientific data with wildlife photography by some of the world's finest photographers, including the Natural History Unit of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
Life's greatest miracle
QP251.L54 2001
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The development of a child from conception to birth, using both microimagery and the story of a young couple preparing for their first child.
Living things we love to hate
QH705.K46 2003
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This film looks at some of the animals and insects that people fear and hate. It examines the role of the pests in the ecosystem and our cultural attitudes towards them.
Louis Pasteur
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QC757.5.M25 2002
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From electric guitars to deep-space exploration, this documentary takes a fascinating look at the pervasive and powerful magnet, showing how it serves to underpin a vast range of the devices and technologies that we take for granted in the modern world. Experts like physics professor James Brooks and Jack Crow, the director of the National High Magnetic Filed Laboratory, explain the principles behind magnets' unique properties, and detail how they are used in TVs, vacuums, computers and telephones.
Man, the incredible machine
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Uses photographs and recording techniques in examining the human body, including the heart, lungs, blood vessels, skeleton and joints, muscles, ears, skin, eyes, and brain.
QC173.3.M38 1992
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Physical properties -- States of matter -- Weight & mass -- Density -- Boyle's Law -- Charles' Law -- Phase changes.
This program explains the basic principles of matter.
Mechanical universe-- and beyond, The
QC125.2.M4342 1985
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program 1. The mechanical universe -- program 2. The law of falling bodies -- program 3. Derivatives -- program 4. Inertia -- program 5. Vectors -- program 6. Newton's laws -- program 7. Integration -- program 8. The apple and the moon -- program 9. Moving in circles -- program 10. Fundamental forces -- program 11. Gravity, electricity & magnetism -- program 12. The Millikan experiment -- program 13. Conservation of energy -- program 14. Potential energy -- program 15. Conservation of momentum -- program 16. Harmonic motion -- program 17. Resonance -- program 18. Waves -- program 19. Angular momentum -- program 20. Torques and gyroscopes -- program 21. Kepler's 3 laws -- program 22. The Kepler problem -- problem 23. Energy and eccentricity -- program 24. Navigating in space -- program 25. From Kepler to Einstein -- program 26. Harmony of the spheres -- program 27. The mechanical universe and beyond -- program 28. Static electricity -- program 29. The electric field -- program 30. Capacitance & potential -- program 31. Voltage, energy and force -- program 32. The electric battery -- program 33. Electric circuits -- program 34. Magnetism -- program 35. The magnetic field -- program 36. Vector fields and hydrodynamics -- program 37. Electromagnetic induction -- program 38. Alternating currents -- program 39. Maxwell's equations -- program 40. Optics -- program 41. The Michelson-Morley experiment -- program 42. The Lorentz transformation -- program 43. Velocity and time -- program 44. Energy, momentum & mass -- program 45. Temperature & the gas law -- program 46. The engine of nature -- program 47. Entropy -- program 48. Low temperatures -- program 49. The atom -- program 50. Particles and waves -- program 51. Atoms to quarks -- program 52. The quantum mechanical universe.
An introduction to classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism, relativity, waves and optics, heat and thermodynamics, and modern physics. Includes computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments.
Mechanism of alkene bromination
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The decolorization of a solution of bromine is a well-known test to demonstrate unsaturation in aliphatic compounds. This experiment is designed to study the reaction of an alkene with bromine and to indicate the pathway or mechanism of the reaction which is measured by means of gas-liquid chromatography.
Men, women & the sex difference
QP81.5.B69 1995
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Looks at the differences between the sexes and whether they are the result of biology or environment.
QC981.3.M48x 1998
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Students will be introduced to everything from weather maps, weather stations and satellites to airplanes, weather ships and weather balloons.
Meteorology : lightning - nature's fireworks /
QC861.2.M47 1996
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Lightning, a spectacular and yet frightening phenomena, is an unpredictable force of nature which makes the study of it difficult and hard to understand.
Mineralogy : minerals our precious resources /
QE363.2.M55 1996
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Explores the many ways minerals touch our everyday lives. From toothpaste to TV's, sidewalks to skyscrapers, minerals are present in countless products.
Miracle of life, The
QP251.M57 2004
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Shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth.
Molar mass by elevation of the boiling point /
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Shows an experiment in which the molar masses of two compounds are measured by determining their relative boiling point elevations in the same solvent.
Molecular biology
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Examines the DNA based molecular control system. Investigates the primordial origins of DNA, along with proteins, fats, and carbohydrates. Presents current theories of how DNA is organized into chromosomes that store and transmit vast amounts of genetic information.
Molecular substance and covalent crystals
QD461.M65 1992x
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This program explains stable and unstable atomic bonds. Diatomic molecules form when atoms share pairs of electrons, held together by covalent bonds. Polar molecules, produces by a combination of covalent and ionic bonds, occur when one nucleus has a stronger charge than the other.
Mount St. Helens the turmoil of creation continues /
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Rare aerial photography - volcanic eruption - Spirit Lake #& mountain devastation - inside the crater - naturalist interpretive programs - Port of Longview - dam construction - Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
Nervous system
QP361.N47 1988
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Explores the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system. Looks at nerve cells and the brain and its extension, the spinal cord. Includes animation.
Neuroanatomy /
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Presents basic neuroanatomy and its relationship to the brain.
Neuroscience : seeing with our brains /
QP376.N48 1996
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Examines the role that the human brain plays in shaping our picture of the world.
Older brains, new connections a conversation with Marian Diamond at 73 /
QP388.O43 2000
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This videocassette features Marian Diamond at the age of 73. She discusses the aging of the brain and importance of stimulation to prevent the deterioration of brain cells.
Organic chemistry
QD251.2.O74 1999
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The Standard Deviants walk you through a step-by-step overview of organic chemistry. If your chemistry knowledge is as fuzzy as an electron cloud, don't worry. The Standard Deviants review all the chemistry background you need to know.
Origin of the universe, The
QB981.O75 1991
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Examines the contributions of several principles and theories in an attempt to answer the question of how the universe originated.
Our immune system
QR181.O97 1988
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The film explores the anatomy and physiology of both the immune system and its enemies - pathogenic microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites. In addition, it discusses immunological memory and vaccination; AIDS and autoimmune deseases.
Our universe from birth to death
QB981.M55 1994
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Explains the author's "silent conversion theory" of how the universe came into being.
Physics demonstrations in light
QC365.P49 1992
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A three-part program developed in an effort to give physics instructors a comprehensive collection of demonstrations to supplement and enrich their physics curriculum. The demonstrations are directed at motivating students, giving them a deeper understanding of the concepts in electricity and magnetism.
Physiology : the brain - our personal computer /
QP376.P49 1996
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Compare the "cell"ular information highway of the brain with the latest computers.
Physiology of glucose regulation
QP99.3.B5P59 2004
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Program describes normal glucose physiology, including the particular role of the liver. Outlines the role of insulin in carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism, and describes the action of the counter-regulatory hormones.--from container.
Planet earth
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[v. 1] The living machine/The blue planet -- [v. 2] The climate puzzle/Tales from other worlds -- [v. 3] Gifts from the earth/The solar sea -- [v. 4] Fate of the earth.
Planets, The
QB601.P52 2000
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v. 1. Different worlds ; Terra Firma -- v. 2. Giants ; Moon -- v. 3. Star ; Atmosphere -- v. 4. Life beyond the Sun ; Destiny.
Reveals a story of personal achievement and technological triumph, seen through the eyes of dozens of leading authorities on the leading edge of planetary exploration and on both sides of the high-stakes Cold War race into space. From our first glimpse of the dark side of the moon to the first high-risk dash through the rings of Saturn; from the search for extraterrestrial life to humanity's possible future on alien worlds, it's an epic journey of cosmic discovery, amazement and adventure.
QK50.P52 1997
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A colorful tour of the world's most dazzling flora-- from the most magical to the most bizarre. Watch buds burst, flowers bloom, and discover the myriad ways plants struggle to survive.
Plants and life on earth
QK47.B5 v.6
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Discusses the important role of plants in making food, producing oxygen, providing habitats for animals, helping make and preserve soil, and providing useful products for people.
Plate tectonics : the puzzle of the continents/
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Principles of ecology
QH541.P75 1995
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"The principles of ecology establish the relationships that interconnect humans as a biological species with each other and with their environment. This program also conseders the Gaia Hypothesis and the view of the planetary ecosystem as a gigantic living organism, and explores the urban ecosystem, which must provide its population with an adequate environment."
Private life of plants, The
QK50.P53 1995
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Vol. 1. Branching out-- vol.2. Putting down roots-- vol. 3. The birds and the bees-- vol. 4. Plant politics-- vol. 5. Living together-- vol. 6. It's a jungle out there.
A kaleidoscope of the essence of life on Earth. Explores the world of the plant kingdom through time-lapse photography in exotic world-wide locations.
Rain & snow
QC981.3.R35x 1998
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Students will learn how rain, snow, sleet, hail, fog and mist form as well as how the water cycle constantly 'recycles' water around the world.
Rainforest biomes
QH541.5.R27R35 2005
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The basics -- Climate -- Plant life -- Animal life -- The human factor.
Forms part of a series designed to provide an understanding of interdependent ecological communities or biomes. Introduces a variety of the world's rainforest biomes and describes the characteristics of temperate and tropical rainforests and their inhabitants. Describes some of the threats to these incredibly rich ecosystems, home to more than half of the different kinds of animals and plants that live on Earth.
Reaction kinetics
QD501.R42 1992x
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This program provides an examination of why some chemical reactions happen more quickly than others. A chain mechanism model shows how energy released by reacting molecules influences other molecules, and leads to a clearer understanding of exothermic and endothermic reactions.
Reaction tendencies
QD501.C53 1992
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This program introduces Le Chatelier's principle: if a system in equilibrium is subject to stress, the system tends to react in such a way as to oppose the effect of the stress. --container
Research design
Q180.55.M4R47 2001
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[pt. 1]. An introduction -- [pt. 2]. Data collection techniques & methods -- [pt. 3]. Now that I have the data, what do I do with it.
The video series examines the issues involved in research ideation and methodology. Researchers from several universities and master's and doctoral students present examples of work they have done and comment on their experiences.
Research design: the experiment
Q180.55.M4R474 2007
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Explains when experiment-based research is appropriate and teaches the basics of designing and conducting an experiment. It considers pros and cons of this methodology, looks at different experimental methods, and discusses sampling and data collection.
Runaway universe
QB981.R86 2000
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Presents the dramatic quest to unlock the secrets of the universe as two rival astronomy teams search for exploding stars, map gigantic cosmic patterns of galaxies, and grapple with the ultimate question: what is the fate of the universe?
Rutherford-Bohr atom, The
QD461.R85 1992
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Safety, the science laboratory /
QD51.S23 1987
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This program discusses common procedures and precautions that help maintain a safe science laboratory environment. The focus is on the three most frequent sources of injury: glass, heat and chemicals. Clean laboratory materials and maintaining a clean, organized laboratory environment are stressed throughout the program.
Secret life of the brain, The
QP376.S43 2002
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Baby's brain : wider than the sky -- Child's brain : syllable from sound -- Teenage brain : a world of their own -- Adult brain : to think by feeling -- Aging brain : through many lives.
This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience. From infancy to old age, through language development to Alzheimer's disease, the changes of the brain over the lifespan are shown.
Secret of life, The
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[1.] The immortal thread -- [2.] Accidents of creation -- [3.] Birth, sex and death -- [4.] Conquering cancer -- [5.] The mouse that laid the golden egg -- [6.] Cell wars -- [7.] Children by design -- [8.] Who are you?
This 8-part series reveals how scientists' ability to decipher and manipulate human genes will transform medicine and perhaps the human race. It chronicles the scientific findings in molecular biology through tales of discovery, personal case studies and engaging histories. Using three-dimensional animation and special photographic techniques, the series reveals an unseen world and showcases how DNA, base pairs, genes, proteins, promoters and receptors work.
Secret of sex finding the essence of man and woman, The
QP251.S43 2002
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This program examines aspects of reproduction, as well as what being male or female means at the cellular level. Experts include Marc Breedlove, Professor of Neuroscience at Michigan State University; Dr. Peter Goodfellow, renowned authority on the Y Chromosome; Professor John Burn, clinical geneticist at Newcastle University; Dr. John Manning, one of the world's leading specialists on testosterone; and Dr. Melissa Hines, Professor of Psychology at City University who has studied testosterone's influence on how children play.
Secret of the pond, The
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Investigates the plant and animal life in the pond habitat.
Sex hormones and sexual destiny /
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Discussion of structural and physiological differences between male and female brains includes an interview with Dr. June Reinisch of the Kinsey Institute.
Sexual brain, The
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Describes how the study of the brain provides a partial explana- tion that separates cultural and social differences from physiological ones. Shows that sexual differences exist between male and female brain structure.
Sir Isaac Newton the gravity of genius.
QC16.N7S57 1998
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Six degrees could change the world
QC861.3.S59 2008
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By the year 2100, many scientists believe that the Earth's average temperature could rise by as much as six degrees Celsius. A compelling investigation explores what each rising, and critical, degree could mean for the future of our people and planet. Illustrates how global warming has already affected the reefs of Australia, the ice fields of Greenland, and the Amazonian rain forest. Explains what's real, what's still controversial, and how existing technologies and remedies could help dial back the global thermometer.
Stealing time : the new science of aging /
QP85.S74 1998
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episode 1. Quest for immortality -- episode 2. Turning back the clock -- episode 3. Mastering the mind.
Explores the natural history of aging, from the time-lapse death of a mouse and the slower decline of humans, to the potential immortality of bristlecone pines (1st pt.). Scientists offer clues to the mechanisms of aging that can unlock its biological mystery (2nd pt.). Through cutting edge research and lifestyle choices, it seems we are on the verge of keeping the intellect forever young (3rd pt.).
Story of the woodland stream, The
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Investigates the plant and animal life in the stream habitat and helps students discover the water cycle.
Sun and other stars, The
QB521.S86 1999
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The sun is just one of billions of stars in the universe, providing us with heat, light and both nurturing and dangerous rays. Learn how stars form, the stages of their life cycles and how they die, turning from protostars to supernovae, neutron stars and black holes.
Super-charged world of chemistry, The
QD31.2.S8 1996
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The Standard Deviants take on the complex world of chemistry. Pt. 1 shows the eternal struggle between superheroes and villains while reviewing difficult concepts such as percent composition and stoichiometry. Pt. 2 reviews thermochemistry, atomic structure, and chemical bonding. Pt. 3 reviews VSEPR theory, Kinetic molecular theory and Dalton's law of partial pressures.
Termperature and kinetic theory /
QC175.13.T4 1988
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The cove
QL737.C432C68 2009
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Special features: Optional audio feature commentary with director Louie Psihoyos and producer Fisher Stevens ; Special OPS cameras: Nest cam -- Thermal cam -- Rock cams -- Helicopter cam -- Blood cam ; Freediving (ca. 5 min.) ; The cove : Mercury rising (ca. 19 min.) ; deleted scenes (ca. 10 min.) ; orginial theatrical trailer.
In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of Japan is a highly guarded secret. During the night, Taiji fishermen engage in an unseen hunt for thousands of dolphins. The work is so horrifying, the fishermen will stop at nothing to keep it hidden from the outside world. When a team of elite activists, filmmakers, and free-divers embark on a secret mission to penetrate their cover, the shocking discoveries they find there are just the tip of the iceberg.
The human body, how it works. The nervous system and the senses
QP361.H866 2009
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Introduction to the nervous system -- Organization of the nervous system -- Sensory receptors & sensation -- Vision -- Hearing -- Taste & smell -- Other senses -- Sleep & wakefulness.
Examines the development, organization, and functions of the nervous system and the input organs that stimulate it. Beginning with an introductory overview of neural anatomy, the program outlines the organization of the central and peripheral nervous systems and the processes of sensation, transduction, and perception. In addition, analyzes the senses of vision, hearing, taste, smell, and equilibrium, as well as sensitivities to temperature, pressure and pain; illustrates bodily movement via the somatic neurons; and explores the neural mechanics of sleep and wakefulness.
The human body. The muscular system
QM100.H866 2010
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Introduction -- Lever principle -- Muscle and bone anatomy -- Muscle chemistry -- How muscles work -- Muscular anatomy and physiology -- Tendons, ligaments and fascia -- Knee anatomy -- Muscle disease -- Muscles and exercise -- Involuntary muscles -- Conclusion.
A guide through the anatomy and physiology of the human body's many muscles, tendons and ligaments.
The nervous system
QM451.N476 1993
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This program explores the nervous system, a biochemical communications network consisting of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. Animated sequences trace the structure of neurons, the nerves that they form and three kinds of pathways that they take through the human body.
The secret life of the brain
QP376.S43 2004
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[Disc one] Episode one. The baby's brain: wider than the sky -- Episode two. The child's brain: syllable from sound -- [Disc two] Episode three. The teenage brain: a world of their own -- [Disc three] Episode four. The adult brain: to think by feeling -- Episode five. The aging brain: through many lives.
This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it.
The secret life of the brain
QP376.S43 2004 c.2
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[Disc one] Episode one. The baby's brain: wider than the sky -- Episode two. The child's brain: syllable from sound -- [Disc two] Episode three. The teenage brain: a world of their own -- [Disc three] Episode four. The adult brain: to think by feeling -- Episode five. The aging brain: through many lives.
This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it.
Time travel
QB209.T56 1999
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Carl Sagan and Kip Thorne postulate how time travel might one day be possible if an advanced civilization were able to harness and manipulate theoretical tunnels through space and time known as "wormholes."
Tornado alert what you need to know /
QC955.T67 1994
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Veteran weather forecaster, Troy Duncan presents a comprehensive look at tornadoes and how to survive them.
Transition metals
QD172.T6T73 2004
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A survey of transition metal chemistry begins with a simple introduction to the main properties of transition metal complexes, such as color, magnetism and complexation, then proceeds to cover the acidity and exchange reactions of transition metal complexes. The oxidation rates of ions are discussed, and their catalytic properties are demonstrated. The lecture is illustrated throughtout by pratical demonstrations in which the color changes of transition metal complexes on reaction are used to illustrate the changes in which are taking place.
Transition metals
QD172.T6T73 1995
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A survey of transition metal chemistry begins with a simple introduction to the main properties of transition metal complexes, such as color, magnetism and complexation, then proceeds to cover the acidity and exchange reactions of transition metal complexes. The oxidation rates of ions are discussed, and their catalytic properties are demonstrated. The lecture is illustrated throughout by practical demonstrations in which the color changes of transition metal complexes on reaction are used to illustrate the changes which are taking place.
Tropical rainforest, The
QH541.5.R27T7 1991
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This program looks at the ecosystem of the rain forest, the height of the trees and adaptation of leaves to heavy rainfall, the richness and variety of plant and animal life.
Tundra biomes
QH541.5.T8T86 2005
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The basics -- Plant life -- Animal life -- The human factor.
Forms part of a series designed to provide an understanding of interdependent ecological communities or biomes. Introduces a variety of the world's cold, dry, and treeless tundra biomes. Describes the characteristics of arctic and alpine tundra biomes and their inhabitants, including lichens, lemmings, sedges, snowy owls, dwarf willow bushes, and musk oxen. Examines the adaptations that enable life to exist in places where the temperature can drop to 70 degrees below zero.
Understanding DNA
QP624.U52 1998
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Provides a comprehensive explanation of DNA through state-of-the-art computer graphics.
Understanding the universe
QB981.U53 2001
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Join astronomers and astrophysicists as they probe light years beyond the Milky Way. This video employs graphic models and computer animation to illustrate some of the most complex cosmology theories of all time.
Video guide to DNA biotechnology.
QP624.V54 1996
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v. 1 Introduction -- Structure of chromosomes -- DNA structure and replication -- Transcription -- Translation -- v. 2 Introduction to plasmids -- Plasmid preparation -- Restriction and modifying enzymes -- DNA hybridization -- Screening of bacterial colonies -- Agarose gel electrophoresis -- Southern blot -- DNA mutation -- DNA sequencing -- Bacteriophage infection.
Designed to provide complete understanding of each and every aspect of DNA biotechnology.
QR360.V57 1994
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Viruses are in the water, soil, air and all around us, in the wilderness and in cities. While some are harmless passengers, others cause deadly illnesses like smallpox and AIDS. This video explores the structure of different viruses, the history of detecting viruses which includes electromicroscopy,
What Einstein never knew /
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Examines the work of physicists who are attempting to develop a theory that unifies gravity and electromagnetism.
QC981.3.W56x 1998
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Students will learn about the roles of the sun, temperature and air pressure in creating wind.
World of chemistry, The
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pt.1-2. The world of chemistry (29 min.). Color (29 min.) --pt. 3- 4. Measurement: the foundation of chemistry (29 min.). Modeling the unseen (29 min.)--pt. 5-6. A matter of state (29 min.). The atom (29 min.)--pt.7-8. The periodic table (29 min,). Chemical bonds (29 min.) --pt. 9-10. Molecular architecture (29 min.). Signals from within (29 min.) --pt. 11-12. The mole (29 min.). Water (29 min.)--pt. 13-14. The driving forces (29 min.). Molecules in action (29 min.)--pt. 15-16. The busy electron (29 min.). The proton in chemistry (29 min.))--pt.17-18. The precious envelope (29 min.). The chemistry of the earth (29 min.)--pt. 19-20. Metals (29 min.). On the surface (29 min.)-- pt. 21-22. Carbon (29 min.). The age of polymers (29 min.)--pt.23-24. Proteins: structure and function (29 min.). The genetic code (29 min.)--pt. 25-26. Chemistry and the environment (29 min.). Futures (29 min.)
Explores various aspects of the world of chemistry and its impact on man's environment. Distinguished scientists discuss major breakthroughs and future directions of research.
World of chemistry, The
QD40.W6 1990 pt.1
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[pt.1.] disc 1. World of chemistry -- Color -- Measurement: foundation of chemistry -- Modeling the unseen -- A matter of state -- The atom -- The periodic table -- Chemical bonds -- disc 2. Molecular architecture -- Signals from within -- The mole -- Water -- The driving forces -- Molecules in action.
Journey through the exciting world of chemistry with Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann as your guide. The foundations of chemical structures and their behavior are explored through computer animation, demonstrations, and on-site footage at working industrial and research labs.
World of chemistry, The
QD40.W6 1990
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[Program] 1. World of chemistry -- 2. Color -- 3. Measurement: foundation of chemistry -- 4. Modeling the unseen -- 5. A matter of state -- 6. The atom -- 7. The periodic table -- 8. Chemical bonds -- 9. Molecular architecture -- 10. Signals from within -- 11. The mole -- 12. Water -- 13. The driving forces. --[Program] 14. Molecules in action -- 15. The busy electron -- 16. The proton in chemistry -- 17. The precious envelope -- 18. The chemistry of the earth -- 19. Metals -- 20. On the surface -- 21. Carbon -- 22. The age of polymers -- 23. Proteins: structure and function -- 24. The genetic code -- 25. Chemistry and the environment -- 26. Futures.
Journey through the exciting world of chemistry with Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann as your guide. The foundations of chemical structures and their behavior are explored through computer animation, demonstrations, and on-site footage at working industrial and research labs.
World of chemistry, The
QD40.W6 1990 pt.2
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[pt.2] disc 3. The busy electron - the proton in chemistry - the precious envelope - the chemistry of the earth - Metals - On the surface. disc 4. Proteins: structure and function - The genetic code - Chemistry and the environment - Futures.
Journey through the exciting world of chemistry with Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann as your guide. The foundations of chemical structures and their behavior are explored through computer animation, demonstrations, and on-site footage at working industrial and research labs.