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Title Biomes of the Earth : Core Concepts Video Clip Library / Films for the Humanities & Sciences.
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2010.


 Internet  Streaming Video    AVAILABLE
Description 1 streaming video file (118 min.) : sound, color, digital file + instructional materials (online)
Note Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 13, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
6 & up.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Subject Biodiversity.
Biotic communities.
Genre Educational films.
Internet videos.
Educational films.
Internet videos.
Contents Taiga (2:34) -- Geography of the Taiga (2:03) -- Climate of the Taiga (1:54) -- Life in the Taiga (2:34) -- Threats to the Taiga (1:57) -- Tundra (2:18) -- Geography of the Tundra (2:31) -- History and Climate of the Tundra (2:32) -- Life in the Tundra (2:15) -- Threats to the Tundra (2:40) -- Deserts (2:20) -- Geography of Deserts (2:10) -- Climate of Deserts (2:16) -- Life in Deserts (2:01) -- Threats to Deserts (2:33) -- Grasslands (2:23) -- Geography of Grasslands (2:14) -- Climate of Grasslands (2:34) -- Life in the Grasslands (2:33) -- Threats to the Grasslands (2:02) -- Farms and Cities (2:49) -- Geography of Farms and Cities (2:24) -- Geology of Farms and Cities (2:02) -- Life in Farms and Cities (2:23) -- Agricultural and Urban Conservation (2:07) -- Temperate Forests (2:25) -- Geography of Temperate Forests (2:52) -- Climate of Temperate Forests (1:44) -- Life in Temperate Forests (2:13) -- Threats to Temperate Forests (2:17) -- Tropical Forests (2:23) -- Geography of Tropical Forests (1:58) -- Climate of Tropical Forests (1:56) -- Life in Tropical Forests (2:22) -- Threats to Tropical Forests (2:26) -- Wetlands (2:37) -- Geography of Wetlands (1:51) -- Geology of Wetlands (1:52) -- Life in Wetlands (1:41) -- Threats to Wetlands (2:02) -- Lakes and Rivers (2:42) -- Geography of Lakes and Rivers (2:37) -- Portraits of Lakes and Rivers (2:33) -- Life in Lakes and Rivers (1:49) -- Threats to Lakes and Rivers (2:16) -- Oceans (2:50) -- Geography of the Oceans (2:44) -- Climate of the Oceans (2:03) -- Life in the Oceans (2:08) -- Threats to the Oceans (2:33) -- Credits: Biomes of the Earth: Core Concepts Video Clip Library (1:32).
Summary This comprehensive video clip library of 50 two-to-three-minute segments-breathtakingly filmed in locales around the world-will open viewers' eyes as they learn key biological, environmental, and geological concepts associated with the ecological communities forming the biosphere. Whether using a single biome clip to support a discussion or an entire five-clip biome module to give students a quick introduction, Biomes of the Earth is an indispensable educational tool.
Video segments include: Taiga (Overview), Geography of the Taiga, Climate of the Taiga, Life in the Taiga, Threats to the Taiga. Tundra (Overview), Geography of the Tundra, History and Climate of the Tundra, Life in the Tundra, Threats to the Tundra. Deserts (Overview), Geography of Deserts, Climate of Deserts, Life in Deserts, Threats to Deserts. Grasslands (Overview), Geography of Grasslands, Climate of Grasslands, Life in the Grasslands, Threats to Grasslands. Farms and Cities (Overview), Geography of Farms and Cities, Geology of Farms and Cities, Life in Farms and Cities, Agricultural and Urban Conservation. Temperate Forests (Overview), Geography of Temperate Forests, Climate of Temperate Forests, Life in Temperate Forests, Threats to Temperate Forests. Tropical Forests (Overview), Geography of Tropical Forests, Climate of Tropical Forests, Life in Tropical Forests, Threats to Tropical Forests. Wetlands (Overview), Geography of Wetlands, Geology of Wetlands, Life in Wetlands, Threats to Wetlands. Lakes and Rivers (Overview), Geography of Lakes and Rivers, Portraits of Lakes and Rivers, Life in Lakes and Rivers, Threats to Lakes and Rivers. Oceans (Overview), Geography of the Oceans, Climate of the Oceans, Life in the Oceans, Threats to the Oceans.
Other Author Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Films Media Group.
Other Title Core Concepts Video Clip Library