The Resource Dead or Alive, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)

Dead or Alive, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)

Label
Dead or Alive
Title
Dead or Alive
Statement of responsibility
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Like Earth, most of the worlds that orbit the Sun are made of rock, but, geologically speaking, any kinship among the interplanetary legion largely ends there. Some of our neighbors are alive, as it were, while others are frozen artifacts of a long-vanished era. This program visits subjects in the solar kingdom that still show a pulse and examines the factors that have kept them active. Creating a frame of reference with a discussion of planetary size and a visit to Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano, the film takes viewers to a much larger mountain, the extinct Olympus Mons on Mars, then travels to a remote fragment of rock that should, by all rights, be cold and dead. Io, a moon of Jupiter, is home to extraordinary lava lakes and volcanic plumes
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
7 & up
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • BBC Worldwide Ltd
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
50
Series statement
Seven Wonders of the Solar System
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Solar system
Technique
live action
Label
Dead or Alive, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43921
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 19, 2011
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Valley on Mars (5:19) -- Photographs of Mars (2:07) -- Volcanoes: Earth's Heartbeat (2:57) -- Mars: Olympus Mons (3:58) -- Venus and Earth (2:06) -- Ancient Floods of Lava (3:44) -- Importance of Rain on Earth (3:00) -- Jupiter's Influence (4:34) -- Hostile Space Debris (3:59) -- Impact Craters on Earth (6:40) -- Earth's Moon/Jupiter's Moons (3:50) -- Volcanic Activity (6:51) -- Io's Heat Source (6:59) -- Importance of Space Exploration (1:45) -- Credits: 'Dead or Alive' (0:36)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (50 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 43917s
  • 43921
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043921
  • 100043921
  • (OCoLC)802388701
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Dead or Alive, BBC Worldwide Ltd, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=43921
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 19, 2011
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Valley on Mars (5:19) -- Photographs of Mars (2:07) -- Volcanoes: Earth's Heartbeat (2:57) -- Mars: Olympus Mons (3:58) -- Venus and Earth (2:06) -- Ancient Floods of Lava (3:44) -- Importance of Rain on Earth (3:00) -- Jupiter's Influence (4:34) -- Hostile Space Debris (3:59) -- Impact Craters on Earth (6:40) -- Earth's Moon/Jupiter's Moons (3:50) -- Volcanic Activity (6:51) -- Io's Heat Source (6:59) -- Importance of Space Exploration (1:45) -- Credits: 'Dead or Alive' (0:36)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (50 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 43917s
  • 43921
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100043921
  • 100043921
  • (OCoLC)802388701
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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