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The Periodic Table

This series uses demonstrations and animations to take students on a journey of discovery to explain what we know about atoms--and how we know what we know about atoms. This fourth episode examines the discovery of atoms...

Timeline : science & technology : a visual history of our world —Goes, Peter, author, illustrator.

A visual introduction to our planet and society told through the history of our greatest inventions and the technology that has changed the world. In his signature playful style, Peter Goes illustrates the most fascinati...

Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons

This series uses demonstrations and animations to take students on a journey of discovery to explain what we know about atoms--and how we know what we know about atoms. The Fifth episode examines the experiments that lea...

Birds new to science : fifty years of avian discoveries —Brewer, David (Ornithologist), author.

"Amazing as it might sound, ornithologists are still discovering several bird species each year that are completely new to science. These aren't all obscure brown birds on tiny islands--witness the bizarre Bare-faced Bul...

Absolutely everything! : a history of Earth, dinosaurs, rulers, robots and other things too numerous to mention —Lloyd, Christopher, author. 1960-

"How was our universe made from a tiny speck of energy? Where did the first trees, plants, animals and humans come from? What happened to the dinosaurs? What was so miserable about medieval times? How were railroads and ...

Accidents may happen —Jones, Charlotte Foltz.

Describes how a wide variety of things such as nursery rhymes, the national anthem, anesthesia, cellophane, raisins, and dynamite came into being.

Accidental archaeologists : chance discoveries that changed the world —Albee, Sarah, author.

"A lighthearted but informative look at chance discoveries made by ordinary people, of artifacts (and treasures) from the past. Many of these discoveries have led to leaps in our knowledge of history and science. Each sh...

1,000 inventions & discoveries —Bridgman, Roger, 1940-

Summarizes 1000 notable inventions and discoveries of ancient and modern times, from 3,000,000 B.C. to the beginning of the twenty-first century A.D. Presented in chronological order.

Science ideas in 30 seconds —Goldsmith, Mike, 1962- author.

Brilliant ideas have driven science since its beginning. In this book, 30 of the most important discoveries are explored in quick, bite-sized summaries and thrilling artwork, while exciting mini-missions will challenge y...

Cosmos a spacetime odyssey
Blu-ray
2014
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This documentary series explores the history of science and how we found our place in the cosmos.

Bigger, better, faster

Introduces viewers to the inventors, entrepreneurs and industrial scientists whose work fueled the 20th century's technological revolution. Topics include aviation and automobiles, mass media and the computer, and synthe...

How to invent everything : a survival guide for the stranded time traveler —North, Ryan, 1980- author.

"What would you do if you had a time machine that took you hundreds or thousands of years into the past . . . and then broke? How would you survive? Could you improve on civilization's original timeline? And how hard wou...

How did we get here?

Michael Mosley addresses the question of our human origins is one of the most controversial science has wrestled with. This is the story of how scientists came to explain the beauty and diversity of life on earth, and re...

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