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Yellowstone National Park [electronic resource]

National Geographic Television & Film
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Millions of visitors have seen Yellowstone's bubbling mud pots and clockwork geysers, but 90 percent of the national park's 2 million acres are barely touched, holding far more than what most people see. It's a giant swath of terrain-much of it remote, some of it dangerous-but all of it commands awe and respect. Wolves, bison, and bears roam freely; an incredible number of waterfalls have been documented in recent years; and many more life-changing encounters with the natural world await the intrepid explorer. This program takes biology and earth science students beyond the tourist spots to see a hidden, astonishingly rich Yellowstone.
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50 min.
7 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 27, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Wonder of Yellowstone (2:04)
  • Menace of Yellowstone (2:05)
  • Wildlife and Watery World of Yellowstone (2:45)
  • Waterfalls of Yellowstone (5:02)
  • Yellowstone's Fires and Fire Lookouts (2:22)
  • Benefits of Natural Forest Fires (4:06)
  • Newcomers to Yellowstone: People (1:56)
  • Forest Fire Control (4:21)
  • Regeneration by Fire (2:18)
  • Bear Attack (4:44)
  • Wildlife in Search of Food (3:16)
  • Wolf Packs in Yellowstone (2:47)
  • Wolves: Survival of the Fittest (3:40)
  • Poison Gasses in Yellowstone (3:16)
  • Yellowstone: Geology Rules (3:44)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2007.
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40861 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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