NOVA. This compilation set features programs from American Experience, Frontline, and NOVA. Grade 7 and up. 227 minutes on 4 discs. CC.
Car of the Future - Will cars of the future run on hydrogen, batteries, ethanol, or some as-yet undiscovered technology?
Solar Energy: Saved by the Sun - Can Solar power help save the Earth from the ravages of global warming? In the face of steeply rising oil prices and political turmoil in the Middle East, there's new urgency and enthusiasm for finding ways to make solar power more efficient and affordable,
Global Warming: What's Up With the Weather? - Deadly flooding in Africa. Catastrophic hurricanes in the U.S. Record high temperatures worldwide. Are these natural, temporary glitches in our global climate, or is the devastation the result of global warming?
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring - Rachel Carson's great love of the natural world drove her to write an expose of the chemical industry and its unregulated use of DDT. Though she was viciously attacked, and called "an ignorant and hysterical woman", Silent Spring became an instant best seller, and changed the way we think about the natural world.