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Physical Sciences

>Astronomy: Observations and Theories

Astronomy: Observations and Theories

This 20-part physics course explores a broad range of astronomy topics, concepts, and principles, from the motions of the visible sky to dark matter, from our own planet to the stars and galaxies. It examines evidence for the big bang and continuing evolution of the universe and tracks the formation, life, and death of stars. It is based on the book Horizons: Exploring the Universe by Michael A. Seeds.
The Endless Voyage: Oceanography

The Endless Voyage: Oceanography

The Endless Voyage, successor to the Emmy Award-winning video series, Oceanus, focuses on the marine environment as a unique and important part of life on earth. The 26 half-hour series stands alone but can be combined with the leading textbooks in the field.
The Mechanical Universe... and Beyond

The Mechanical Universe... and Beyond

The Mechanical Universe...and Beyond is a critically-acclaimed series of 52 thirty-minute videotape programs covering the basic topics of an introductory university physics course. The Mechanical Universe is based on the physics course developed by Dr. David Goodstein at the California Institute of Technology.
The World of Chemistry

The World of Chemistry

The World of Chemistry is a television series on introductory chemistry hosted by Nobel prize-winning chemist Roald Hoffmann. The series consists of 26 half-hour video programs, along with coordinated books, which explore various topics in chemistry through experiments conducted by Stevens Point emeritus professor Don Showalter the "series demonstrator" and interviews with working chemists, it also includes physics and earth science related components.

Social Sciences

Anthropology: The Four Fields

Anthropology: The Four Fields

Anthropology: The Four Fields introduces the central concepts, concerns, and research methods of cultural anthropology. It takes a cross-cultural approach to diverse subject areas, including subsistence patterns, political organization, the family, social organization, economics, kinship, language, the arts, and religion.
Physical Anthropology: The Evolving Human

Physical Anthropology: The Evolving Human

Physical Anthropology: The Evolving Human provides students with an understanding of human evolution and diversity from a biological perspective. While new techniques and discoveries are continuing to alter our understanding of the human species and its place in the biological world, this course provides the student with essential tools to appreciate the key theoretical and methodological issues involved in this subdiscipline of anthropology.

Biology

Tribal Animals

Tribal Animals

Rituals, ceremonies, and human/animal encounters from all over the world are gathered into six stories that explain the bond between tribal animals and humankind and why they are so present in our imaginations.
Nutrition Pathways

Nutrition Pathways

These 26 half-hour programs are designed for students interested in degree programs in nursing, dietetics and nutrition, or other allied health program students interested in nutrition either as an elective or for general information. Students will learn how to apply nutrition basics to personal life.

Miscellaneous

Science and U!

Science and U!

Science & U! explores the world of science, taking the headlines and information you need and showing its importance in our everyday life. From technology, research and health to kids, humor and the arts each program explores these topics in clear, concise and engaging presentations designed for audiences of all backgrounds and ages!

CUNY TV Original

Against All Odds

Against All Odds

The series presents the fundamentals of statistical manipulation, including the mathematical formulas themselves and their application to a variety of different examples, such as environmental studies, courtroom cases, weight loss programs, and weather reports.
Science and the Written Word

Science and the Written Word

Authors of new science books interviewed by Lou Massa, professor of chemistry and physics at Hunter College/CUNY.

CUNY TV Original

The Whole Child

The Whole Child

The latest information about child development and childcare for the critical years from birth to the age of five. Taped at working childcare centers with real caregivers and children, the programs teach you about children's physical, emotional, and cognitive development.