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The Resource A new history of life, The Teaching Company ; producer Anna Davalos ; directors, Jonathan Leven, Jim Allen, (videorecording)

A new history of life, The Teaching Company ; producer Anna Davalos ; directors, Jonathan Leven, Jim Allen, (videorecording)

Label
A new history of life
Title
A new history of life
Statement of responsibility
The Teaching Company ; producer Anna Davalos ; directors, Jonathan Leven, Jim Allen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This course traces some of the wanderings of our wider family, the biosphere, from its first appearance on Earth around 4 billion years ago through to the present day."--page 1 of course guidebook
Member of
Cataloging source
OEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Steven Maniglia, Isil Mengi ; academic content supervisor, Susan Dyer ;
PerformerNote
Instructor: Professor Stuart Sutherland, the University of British Columbia
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sutherland, Stuart
  • Leven, Jon
  • Allen, Jim M
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Series statement
Great courses. Science & mathematics Biology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historical geology
  • Geomorphology
  • Paleontology
  • Evolution
  • Natural selection
Technique
live action
Label
A new history of life, The Teaching Company ; producer Anna Davalos ; directors, Jonathan Leven, Jim Allen, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Thirty-six half-hour lectures on six DVDs. Accompanying coure guidebook contains lecture outlines, instructor bio, geologic timeline and bibliographical references (p. 250-257)
  • Features: scene selection, instructor bio
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Origins of land, ocean, and air
  • The early chemical evolution of life
  • Hints of the first life forms
  • How life transformed the early Earth
  • Snowball Earth: another crisis
  • Metazoans: life grows up
  • disc 3.
  • Incredible variety: the Cambrian explosion
  • Window to a lost world: the Burgess Shale
  • The forgotten fossils in Earth's story
  • Disc 1.
  • Introduction to the great mass extinctions
  • The collapse of Earth's first Eden
  • Making the break for land
  • disc 4.
  • Getting a backbone: the story of vertebrates
  • The evolution of jaws
  • These limbs were made for walking?
  • Tiktaalik: the search for a fishapod
  • Carboniferous giants and coal
  • Amniotes: the shape of things to come
  • The interconnected Earth
  • disc 5.
  • Permian extinction: life's worst catastrophe
  • Finding the killer: the greenhouse Earth
  • The dinosaurs take over
  • Letting the dinosaurs speak: Paleobehavior
  • Conquering the air - the evolution of flight
  • Monsters of the deep: Mesozoic oceans
  • disc 6.
  • The Cretaceous Earth: a tropical planet
  • The sky is falling: the end of dinosaurs
  • The vast depths of Earth time
  • The collision of North and South America
  • The rise of mammals and the last Ice Age
  • The humble origins of human beings
  • The conscious Earth
  • Fossil clocks
  • Paleontologists as detectives
  • The shifting surface of a planet Earth
  • Earliest origins - formation of the planet
  • disc 2.
Control code
ocm856013415
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 minutes)
Isbn
9781598039597
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1520
  • ID1520A-01
  • PB1520A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781598039597
System details
DVD, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A new history of life, The Teaching Company ; producer Anna Davalos ; directors, Jonathan Leven, Jim Allen, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Thirty-six half-hour lectures on six DVDs. Accompanying coure guidebook contains lecture outlines, instructor bio, geologic timeline and bibliographical references (p. 250-257)
  • Features: scene selection, instructor bio
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Origins of land, ocean, and air
  • The early chemical evolution of life
  • Hints of the first life forms
  • How life transformed the early Earth
  • Snowball Earth: another crisis
  • Metazoans: life grows up
  • disc 3.
  • Incredible variety: the Cambrian explosion
  • Window to a lost world: the Burgess Shale
  • The forgotten fossils in Earth's story
  • Disc 1.
  • Introduction to the great mass extinctions
  • The collapse of Earth's first Eden
  • Making the break for land
  • disc 4.
  • Getting a backbone: the story of vertebrates
  • The evolution of jaws
  • These limbs were made for walking?
  • Tiktaalik: the search for a fishapod
  • Carboniferous giants and coal
  • Amniotes: the shape of things to come
  • The interconnected Earth
  • disc 5.
  • Permian extinction: life's worst catastrophe
  • Finding the killer: the greenhouse Earth
  • The dinosaurs take over
  • Letting the dinosaurs speak: Paleobehavior
  • Conquering the air - the evolution of flight
  • Monsters of the deep: Mesozoic oceans
  • disc 6.
  • The Cretaceous Earth: a tropical planet
  • The sky is falling: the end of dinosaurs
  • The vast depths of Earth time
  • The collision of North and South America
  • The rise of mammals and the last Ice Age
  • The humble origins of human beings
  • The conscious Earth
  • Fossil clocks
  • Paleontologists as detectives
  • The shifting surface of a planet Earth
  • Earliest origins - formation of the planet
  • disc 2.
Control code
ocm856013415
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 minutes)
Isbn
9781598039597
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1520
  • ID1520A-01
  • PB1520A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781598039597
System details
DVD, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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