Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Science: Environment

Advances in Science & Technology Series: Environment

9 of 41 state-of-the-art programs from the Advances in Science and Technology Series that focus on Environmental Science advances. Each program offers 4 - 6 clearly illustrated individual segments. Produced by London Television Service. Series: 41 x 30-minute programs.
Other focus areas in the series include: Click for more

Insecticide Advances

Insecticide Advances

"Recommended. Well illustrated, each shows how background knowledge of the undesirable insect can lead to a unique and ecologically sound solution to bothersome insects." -Science Books & Films
"Black Widow" - choosing one element from a Black Widow spider and synthesizing it has given us a new insecticide, harmless to man and nature but devastating to locusts; "No Flies on Me" - the common housefly is a pest and can spread disease. Now, minute worms are used as a natural insecticide against them; "Locust Killers" - a fungus named Green Muscle kills locusts - and only locusts; "Spray Mixer" - a simple, rotating spray reduces risk and waste while washing out commercial agricultural machinery; "Micronair" - a highly-targeted insecticide, sprayed carefully, pinpoints one species without harming the environment; "Locust Groupies" - Scientists study locusts' hormonal changes attempting to control their swarming behavior. 02/08DE IJSCA 30 min.

Arts: Architecture     Arts: Art & Artists     Arts: Instruction & How-to     Arts: Music     Arts: Performing Arts    
Arts: Photography     Cinema: Drama     Cinema: Family     Cinema: Literature     Cinema: Mysteries    
Cinema: Westerns     Computer Science     Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement     Early Childhood     English: Language Arts    
English: Literature & Writing     English: Poetry     Foreign Language Study     Foreign Language: French    
Foreign Language: Spanish     Games/Hobbies     Guidance     Health: Aging    
Health: Child Health & Safety     Health: Family & Parenting     Health: Holistic/Self-Help/Spirituality     Health: Medicine    
Health: Psychology & Psychiatry     Mathematics     Phys. Ed.: Instruction & Fitness    
Phys. Ed.: Recreation & Sports     Reading: Children's Literature     Reading: Storytelling    
Science Fiction/Fantasy     Science: Agriculture     Science: Environment     Science: Natural & Physical    
So. Studies/Sciences: Geography/Cultures     So. Studies/Sciences: History     So. Studies/Sciences: Law    
So. Studies/Sciences: Philosophy     So. Studies/Sciences: Political Science     So. Studies/Sciences: Religion    
So. Studies/Sciences: Sociology     So. Studies/Sciences: U.S./World Issues    
So. Studies/Sciences: Women's Studies     Special Education    
Staff Development     Voc. Ed.: Business/Career/Communications    
Voc. Ed.: Family & Consumer Science     Voc. Ed.: Industrial & Technical