Series
The Human Community
Episode
Species Modifications
Producing Organization
WHRO (Television station : Norfolk, Va.)
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-r20rr1qt4v
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Description
Episode Description
This episode is "Species Modification" as described above.
Series Description
"THE HUMAN COMMUNITY is a junior high life/[environmental science] series composed of fifteen 15-minute programs that embrace aspects of human population growth, use and storage of chemicals, present and future energy sources, and human manipulations of organisms/environment. While addressing established specific instructional objectives, this series introduces students to crucial life science topics, reveals current information, stimulates interest for further individual study, and intends to influence attitudes by broadening perspectives. "The two programs selected for preview are 'Toxic Wastes' and 'Species Modifications'....'Species Modifications' is a traditional documentary approach that typifies the series in its treatment. Again, all footage is original, with many scenes taken on-location at North Carolina State University laboratories. While initiating with less controversial materials[,] the program reaches a gripping conclusion when relating genetic research back to humans, with special effects designed and completed within the camera. "A copy of the [teachers' guide] and brochure of the series are included for additional information on the series."--excerpts from 1984 Peabody Awards entry form.
Broadcast Date
1984
Asset type
Episode
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:14:57.163
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Credits
Producing Organization: WHRO (Television station : Norfolk, Va.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
Identifier: cpb-aacip-a0e25f76ec2 (Filename)
Format: U-matic
Duration: 0:14:30
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Citations
Chicago: “The Human Community; Species Modifications,” 1984, The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed June 26, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-r20rr1qt4v.
MLA: “The Human Community; Species Modifications.” 1984. The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. June 26, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-r20rr1qt4v>.
APA: The Human Community; Species Modifications. Boston, MA: The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-r20rr1qt4v