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The Resource How the Earth works, Part 1, Michael E Wysession, (videorecording)

How the Earth works, Part 1, Michael E Wysession, (videorecording)

Label
How the Earth works, Part 1
Title
How the Earth works
Title number
Part 1
Statement of responsibility
Michael E Wysession
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Course covers the making of our planet from the Big Bang, to the formation of the solar system, to the subsequent evolution of Earth. Travel to the center of our planet and out again, charting the geologic forces that churn beneath our feet to push the continents and seafloor
Member of
Cataloging source
NVC
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Taught by: Professor Michael E. Wysession, Washington University in St. Louis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wysession, Michael
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
  • The Great courses
  • Science & mathematics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Earth sciences
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Earth (Planet)
  • Historical geology
  • Geomorphology
  • Seismology
  • Natural disasters
Technique
live action
Label
How the Earth works, Part 1, Michael E Wysession, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Course No. 1750."
  • Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Disc 1. Lecture 1. Geology's impact on history -- Lecture 2. Geologic history : dating the Earth -- Lecture 3. Earth's structure : journey to the Earth's center -- Lecture 4. Earth's heat : conduction and convection -- Lecture 5. The basics of plate techtonics -- Lecture 6. Making matter : the Big Bang and big bangs
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7. Creating Earth : recipe for a planet -- Lecture 8. The rock cycle : matter in motion -- Lecture 9. Minerals : the building blocks of rocks -- Lecture 10. Magma : the building mush of rocks -- Lecture 11. Crystallization : the rock cycle starts -- Lecture 12. Volcanoes : lava and ash
Control code
ocn226375648
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs
Isbn
9781598034066
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PD1750-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1175357
  • (OCoLC)226375648
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
How the Earth works, Part 1, Michael E Wysession, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Course No. 1750."
  • Course guidebook includes lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Disc 1. Lecture 1. Geology's impact on history -- Lecture 2. Geologic history : dating the Earth -- Lecture 3. Earth's structure : journey to the Earth's center -- Lecture 4. Earth's heat : conduction and convection -- Lecture 5. The basics of plate techtonics -- Lecture 6. Making matter : the Big Bang and big bangs
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7. Creating Earth : recipe for a planet -- Lecture 8. The rock cycle : matter in motion -- Lecture 9. Minerals : the building blocks of rocks -- Lecture 10. Magma : the building mush of rocks -- Lecture 11. Crystallization : the rock cycle starts -- Lecture 12. Volcanoes : lava and ash
Control code
ocn226375648
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs
Isbn
9781598034066
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PD1750-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1175357
  • (OCoLC)226375648
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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