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Becoming human [videorecording] / produced by Shining Red Productions for Nova ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton County Public Library - Fowler DVD 1157 HIS (Text) 34044000857746 VIDEO Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield DVD 599.93 BEC (Text) 36803000805494 DVD Available -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver DVD 599.938 BEC (Text) 34304000723460 Adult - DVD Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch DVD 599.938 BECOMING (Text) 33946002483324 Nonfiction DVDs . 2nd Floor Available -
Limberlost Public Library DVD 599.9 B39 (Text) 37516001997199 Adult DVD-A Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville DVD 599.938 BEC (Text) 37323005123842 MEDIA Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Distribution, c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally broadcast as episodes of the public television series Nova in 2009.
Formatted Contents Note: First steps / produced by Jennifer Beman White ; written and directed by Graham Townsley (ca. 53 min.) -- Birth of humanity / written, produced and directed by Graham Townsley (ca. 53 min.) -- Last human standing / written, produced and directed by Graham Townsley (ca. 53 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Camera, Reuben Aaronson, Michael Anderson, Stan Barua, Chris Cox, Gary Grieg, Oliver Gurr, Tony Miller, Richard Slater Jones, Gordy Waterman ; ; animation/special effects, People's Republic of Animation, Pixeldust Studios ; editors, Jennifer Beman White, Barbara Burst, Paige Smith Lee ; original score, Joe Delia.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Lance Lewman.
Summary, etc.: "Where did we come from? What makes us human? NOVA's...investigation explores how new discoveries are transforming views of our earliest ancestors. Featuring interviews with world-renowned scientists, footage shot "in the trenches" as fossils were unearthed, animation, [these programs] bring early hominids to life, examining how we became the creative and adaptable modern humans of today...In the first episode...encounter..."Selam," the amazingly complete remains of a 3 million year-old child, packed with clues to why we split from the apes, came down from the trees, and started walking upright...[T]he second episode investigates the riddle of "Turkana Boy" -- a tantalizing fossil of Homo erectus, the first ancestor to leave Africa and colonize the globe...[T]he final episode...explores the origins of "us" -- where modern humans and our capacities for art, invention, and survival came from, and what happened when we encountered the mysterious Neanderthals"--Container.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo; NTSC.
Language Note: Closed-captioned; optional audio description for the visually impaired.
Subject: Human evolution.
Homo erectus > Evolution.
Primates > Evolution.
Social evolution.
Climate Change.
Cultural Evolution.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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