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DVD21 THE UNIVERSE: A GUIDED TOUR - SET OF 2 DVDS US$199.95

A general introduction to The Universe for secondary level offering multiple language tracks, online detailed notes and a four language selectable sound track.

This program offers a stunning visual encyclopedia of the solar system, the galaxy, and the universe. It is completely customizable for classroom use, and as authoritative as it is captivating. Contents include:

Part 1 The Solar system includes 13 -10 minute programs on The sun, planets, moon, comets, a variety of astronomical phenomena such as eclipses, aurora borealis. In addition it discusses the search for entraterrestrial life and the threat of a comet or asteroid impact with the earth.

Part 2 Discovery, includes 12 - 10 minute programs on the past, present and future of astronomy and space exploration; technological innovations such as the Hubble Space Telescope, robot probes, and satellites; life aboard the space shuttle and the Mir space station; black holes and dark matter; the structure of the universe; and the Big Bang.

Special features:

- Full menu control with easy navigation

- Preprogramming easy reordering of segments

- Multiple language tracks: English, Spanish, French and German

- Captioning for the deaf

- Computer animation

- Link to online guide that offers detailed notes for all 25 episodes, questions and activities and dozens of additional research links

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 26 July, 2006.
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