Unseen life on Earth an introduction to microbiology /

Peer into the microbial world with this comprehensive microbiology series. This series helps students understand microbial functions and how microorganisms affect everything from medicine to environmental issues to global politics. Dynamic visuals--such as animations and scanning electron micrograph...

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Corporate Author: Oregon Public Broadcasting., Baker & Simon Associates., Annenberg/CPB Project.
Other Authors: Leinfelder, Jim., Brunelle, Lynn., Booth, John., Tortora, Gerard J., Case, Christine L., 1948-
Language: English
Published: S. Burlington, VT : Annenberg/CPB Project, c1999.
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Notes: Title from Web site for on demand video instructional series (viewed Feb. 24, 2005) for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 12 half-hour video programs and coordinated books.
Originally broadcast as four one-hour episodes on PBS in 1999 as: Intimate strangers : unseen life on Earth.
"'Intimate strangers' has been reversioned into a 12 part telecourse designed around the themes of the series"--PBS website (viewed May 15, 2009).
12 Streaming videos (ca. 30 min. each)
Closed-captioned.
Online Access: Click Here to Access Streaming Videos.
Format: Electronic Video Videotape Videorecording Electronic Resource URL Resource
Summary: Peer into the microbial world with this comprehensive microbiology series. This series helps students understand microbial functions and how microorganisms affect everything from medicine to environmental issues to global politics. Dynamic visuals--such as animations and scanning electron micrographs--and case studies including DNA testing and dramatic battles against dangerous viruses illustrate the work and effects of microorganisms. Students gain an enhanced appreciation of the field of microbiology as they meet scientists carrying on their investigations in the lab and in the field. Unseen Life on Earth is designed for general microbiology courses for majors and allied health students. It is also useful as a resource for life science courses in college and high school--Publisher description.
May be used in conjunction with Telecourse Faculty Guide for Unseen Life on Earth : An Introduction to Microbiology.
Item Description: Title from Web site for on demand video instructional series (viewed Feb. 24, 2005) for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 12 half-hour video programs and coordinated books.
Originally broadcast as four one-hour episodes on PBS in 1999 as: Intimate strangers : unseen life on Earth.
"'Intimate strangers' has been reversioned into a 12 part telecourse designed around the themes of the series"--PBS website (viewed May 15, 2009).
12 Streaming videos (ca. 30 min. each)
Closed-captioned.
Physical Description: 12 streaming video files (ca. 30 min. each) : digital, WMF file, sd., col.
Format: Streaming video; requires Windows Media Player or equivalent.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Production Credits: Series writer, Lynn Brunelle ; series producer, John Booth.
ISBN: 1576801543
9781576801543
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