Energy On Earth
As the third millennium begins, earth relies ever more heaily on fossil fuel energy. Helps students understand basic laws of energy flow, the importance of energy supplies for industrial civilizations, the options for the new century. Stresses the importance of research into alternatives, including nuclear power. Length: 23 minutes.
Resources On Earth
"A peasant must stand for a long time on a hillside with his mouth open before a roast duck flies in." Chinese proverb. Resources are like that. To those who stand and wait, resources are few. To those who search and work, resources are plentiful. This program can act as a useful antidote to doomsday forecasts. Use it to help your studnts learn about natural resources and about scientific methods and values. Length: 24 minutes
Ecosystems On Earth
What is the state of earth's ecosystems as the 21st century begins? A primer on ecosystem problems and opportunities with the stree on new efforts to save endangered species, new efforts to avert global warming and new efforts to preserve and restore health to all ecosystems. Length: 26 minutes.
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