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Paleoworld (DVD)

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"This high-quality tape will have strong appeal for school systems and the short format makes it easy for teachers to integrate into a classroom session...Highly recommended."
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Paleontology fascinates students of all ages. This series presents an in-depth look at what is known,
and how we know it. Each program reveals a bit more about what has been learned to fill in a fossil
record that is still far from complete, using recent discoveries, new techniques and computer
animation to enlighten your student's fascination.

A complete study of the world of the Paleontologist, this series of 15 programs reviews the latest discoveries
and explores what they mean. Go to the digs and the labs to visit the world as it once was.

MISSING LINKS
This program explores how we survived, the gaps in our knowledge, and our evolution.
DINO DOCTORS
High-tech medical equipment is now letting us see inside the head of a T.Rex and into the unhatched embryos of dinosaur eggs.
APE MAN
New discoveries are revealing the story of how we evolved into apes that walked.

THE LEGNEDARY T-REX
Tyrannosaurus was heavily built. Its powerful neck supported a massive head, which harbored knifelike teeth. Was he a fierce hunter or a lowly scavenger?

MAMMOTH
They lived 11,000 years ago. The mammoth site in South Dakota provides clues on why they disappeared.
RISE OF THE PREDATORS
The race between predator and prey brought about some of the most remarkable killing machines.
EARTHSHAKERS
The biggest creatures to ever walk the earth. How did they survive
for millions of years?
CARNOSAURS: GIANT PREDATORS
This episode chronicles the history of carnosaurs, large flesh-eating, lizard-hipped dinosaurs.
EARLY BIRDS
The search for exactly how and when birds began to fly.
FLIGHT OF THE PTEROSAURS
Paleontologists are now discovering and recreating the mechanisms by which dinosaurs adapted to flight.
DINOS IN THE AIR
Are birds dinosaurs or do they have an ancestry of their own?
HORNS AND HERDS
Of all the dinosaurs, the Ceratopsian is the best known.
FLESH ON THE BONE
Join the paleontologist as he reconstructs his find.
AMBER HUNTERS
Paleontologists are turning to tree resin, a superb record of life on earth millions of years ago
TRAIL OF THE NEANDERTHAL
Does Neanderthal man live on in our genetic mix or was he an evolutionary dead end?
 


This title features: •English Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired • Educator's Guide Available • Series of Fifteen 25 minute programs on 5 DVDs (450 minutes total ) • Copyright 1998 / 2002 DVD release

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