The Resource Modern marvels : Weird and wonderful world of the everyday, Corn ; Rats, produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; The History Channel ; A & E Television Networks, (videorecording)

Modern marvels : Weird and wonderful world of the everyday, Corn ; Rats, produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; The History Channel ; A & E Television Networks, (videorecording)

Label
Modern marvels : Weird and wonderful world of the everyday, Corn ; Rats
Title
Modern marvels
Title remainder
Weird and wonderful world of the everyday
Title part
Corn ; Rats
Statement of responsibility
produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; The History Channel ; A & E Television Networks
Title variation
  • Corn
  • Rats
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Corn has fed the masses from ancient times to this day its unique properties make it ideal for a number of applications. From packing material to plasticizers to fuel, corn is not only a vegetable and cereal grain, it is a vital comodity. Visit Lakeside Foods in Reedsburg, Wisconsin and see how tons of corn are harvested and canned within hours. Then to VeraSun Energy in Charles City, Iowa, to discover how corn is converted into fuel. Rats takes a look at rats as vermin, as pets and as specimens for medical science. Includes a ride with a Terminix exterminator, a tour of a rodenticide plant, and a visit to a specialized rat breeding facility. Finally, rats demonstrate their resiliency in the Xtreme Rat Challenge and scientists are developing a "remote controlled" rat to be used in rescue work
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
Runtime
100
Technique
live action
Label
Modern marvels : Weird and wonderful world of the everyday, Corn ; Rats, produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; The History Channel ; A & E Television Networks, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television series Modern marvels on the History Channel
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
zmeld2 b3765618
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (100 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AAAE146910LIT
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
564668
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Modern marvels : Weird and wonderful world of the everyday, Corn ; Rats, produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; The History Channel ; A & E Television Networks, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television series Modern marvels on the History Channel
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
zmeld2 b3765618
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (100 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AAAE146910LIT
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
564668
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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