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The nature of things. impressions of life The Burgess Shale

Bassett, John. (Producer, Director, Screenwriter). Suzuki, David T., 1936- (Host). Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. (Added Author). CBC Learning (Firm) (Added Author). Discovery Channel (Firm) (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library QE 770 .B87 2005 30775305478852 Media Library-Circulating Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (45:30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
    videorecording
  • Publisher: Toronto : CBC Learning, [2005]

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General Note: Originally broadcast as an episode of "The nature of things" in 1991.
Participant or Performer Note: Host, David Suzuki.
Summary, etc.: Evolution has long been viewed as a direct and predictable climb from simple beginnings to creatures of ever greater complexity, culminating in the human species. But is this really the case? This title addresses some fascinating aspects of evolution as theory, with a focus on the Burgess Shale, a small quarry high in the Canadian Rockies where fossil remains of the earth's first animals have been preserved in exquisite detail for over 530 million years. Includes computer animation of the fossils found in the shale, as well as interviews with Stephen J. Gould and other experts in the areas of anthropology and evolutionary theory.
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DVD-R; this disc is a recorded DVD and many not play on all DVD players and drives.
Subject: Yoho National Park (B.C.)
Paleontology British Columbia Yoho National Park
Paleontology Cambrian
Invertebrates, Fossil British Columbia Yoho National Park
Burgess Shale (B.C.)
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