Multimédia Digital ::
Encyclopedia is a digital format, international awards.
16 DVDs, over 70 Gigabytes knowledge, approximately 40 hours of video,
narrated in Portuguese European, Spanish and English
Abstracts: Overview of topics for the student.
Questions: Set of questions and answers about
content of subjects, with the final classification.
Extras: Guide. Awards. Credits.
- The forces that govern the universe -
The universe is governed by four types of fundamental forces:
The force of gravity, the electromagnetic force,
strong nuclear force and weak force.
- What is kinematics? -
The kinematics is the science that studies the movement.
speed acceleration of gravity and angular acceleration
- The Power and the Movement -
The movement of living organisms. Machines. Types of forces.
Balance of forces. Moment of a force.
- The Laws of Motion Newton -
Gravitation. Newton's first law. Newton's second law.
Newton's third law. Einstein and the theory of relativity.
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- What is energy? -
Definition of energy. Heat energy, mechanical, electrical. light, photosynthesis.
The Sun is the main source of energy on earth.
Renewable energy and energy reserves.
- What is nuclear energy? -
Composition of matter. Definition, structure and composition of atoms.
Relationship between mass and energy.
Reactors. Fission and nuclear fusion.
- What is light? -
Nature and properties of light. Light and color.
Behavior of light in air and water.
Light sources, electromagnetic waves. Speed of light.
- Heat and temperature -
The laws of thermodynamics: First and Second Law.
Study the movement of heat. Heating of the objects by heat.
Matter and Energy
- Travel to the heart of the matter -
A magnifying glass. Microscope. Electron microscope.
Microscope tunnel effect. Atomic and subatomic world.
- What is electricity? -
The electrical phenomena in nature. Composition and behavior
the mains. Good and bad drivers.
Stations. Use of electricity.
- The atmospheric phenomena -
Influence of atmospheric phenomena on the diversity of
terrestrial landscapes. Rain, hail, lightning, cloud formation,
rain, storms. Weather stations.
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THE SOLAR SYSTEM I
- What are the Stars? -
Structure and location of stars. Formation of stars.
The Milky Way. The sun Composition of the solar system. Types of star and evolution.
- The sun: source of energy and life -
Features of the sun. Energy from the sun. Fusion.
Solar energy that reaches Earth, absorption and reflection.
Solar energy for living beings.
- The solar system -
The origin of the solar system. Theories about its composition. Massa.
Planets, satellites and other celestial bodies that form.
Evolution of the solar system.
The Solar System II
- Planet Earth -
Situation of the Earth in the cosmos. Composition of the Earth.
Characteristics of the surface. Life on Earth.
- Satellites -
The Moon is the natural satellite of Earth. Satellites.
Release of satellites and their functions.
Types of satellites.
- Comets -
Composition and structure of comets. Behavior in the solar system.
Origin and evolution of comets. Comet Halley.
- Water -
Composition of water. The water on Earth, its location.
Water is essential for life.
- Carbon -
Carbon is an element that defines life on our planet.
Carbon cycle. Forms of carbon: coal, diamonds, oil.
- Salt -
Composition of salt. The importance of salt in human civilizations.
Systems to obtain the salt. Existence of salt in sea water.
- Oil -
Composition of oil and its formation.
Importance of oil in industrialized societies.
Extraction of crude. Refining. Products.
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- What are the volcanoes? -
Definition, location and formation of volcanoes.
Volcanic cone, vent, crater, magma.
Types of volcanoes, fissures and central, Hawaiian, Strombolian, Vulcan, pelean.
- Why earthquakes occur? -
Definition, characteristics and effects of earthquakes.
The Richter scale, the measurement system of seismic intensity.
The tectonic plates.
- What are the glaciers? -
Definition. Movement and speed of glaciers.
The glaciers of the polar regions. Glacial erosion. Fjords.
Material transported by glaciers: brunettes. The circus and the glacial valley.
- How is the sea? -
Surface occupying the seas. Characteristics of sea water.
Depths of the sea. Ocean currents. Waves and tides.
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- Life at Sea -
Life appeared in the sea. Life forms that inhabit the waters.
Sea areas. Plankton and zooplankton.
- Antarctica -
Location, climate and features of Antarctica.
The Antarctic continent and its climate. Vegetation and fauna.
The conquest of the South Pole Scientific bases.
- Life in the tropics -
Location, temperature, water regime, plant and animal life
equatorial jungle. Location, rainfall patterns, temperatures and
characteristics of tropical jungle.
- Forests -
Geographical distribution of forests. Forest types.
Biological and economic importance of forests. The problem of deforestation.
CELL AND GENETICS
- How did life? -
Theories about the origin of life. Reproduction is the main feature
living beings. DNA. The first organisms and their
evolution over time.
- How are the cells? -
The cell is the basic unit of composition of living beings.
Composition, size, characteristics of the cells.
Nucleus, cytoplasm and membranes. Tissues.
Differences between plant and animal cell.
- DNA -
DNA as a transmitter of genetic inheritance and
carrier of information for protein synthesis.
Structure and location. Functions of DNA.
Genetics. Mutation and evolution.
- Viruses -
The electron microscope. Louis Pasteur.
Nature and composition of viruses. A virus infection.
PLANTS AND ANIMALS
- The plant world -
Diversity of human beings that are part of the plant world. Photosynthesis.
Chlorophyll. Moss, ferns, coniferous plants with flowers.
Characteristics of the plant world.
- The animal kingdom -
Origins of different animal species. Darwinian evolution.
Animals. Protozoa. Metazoan.
Characteristics of unicellular and multicellular animals.
- The other kingdoms -
Protists. The protic. Mushrooms.
Insects and Reptiles
- Insects -
Insects account for 80% of the species that inhabit the Earth.
Habitat and characteristics of arthropods.
The evolutionary success of insects.
- The world of bees -
General bees. Characteristics of hives.
Functions of the queen bee. the drones, the workers.
The bees and the ecosystem. Communication between the bees.
- Reptiles -
The origin, characteristics and habitat of reptiles.
Different groups of reptiles: turtles, crocodiles, snakes and lizards.
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BIRDS AND MAMMALS
- Birds -
Birds evolved from reptiles.
Features. Habitat. Migration.
- Mammals I -
Mammals are a group of higher animals.
Origins of mammals. Features.
- Mammals II -
Types of mammals. Mammals not sedentary.
Life and Evolution
- The pyramid of life -
The plants are the base of the food pyramid.
The food chain is organized in a pyramid.
The next level feeds on the lower level.
- The evolution of species -
Theory of evolution Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace.
Mendel's genetic experiments. Study of fossils.
Mutations and evolution.
- The evolution of man -
Features of prehistoric man.
Evolution from primates. Man Sapiens
The Neanderthals, the Cro-Magnon Man.
- How is a human being -
Genitals male and female. The egg and sperm.
Fertilization. The zygote. Cell division. Evolution of the embryo. Childbirth.
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THE HUMAN BODY I
- Vision -
Importance of vision. Description and characteristics of the human eye.
The sense of sight in different animal groups:
Unicellular, bats, octopus, chameleon, insect
and mammals. The human eye.
- The human ear -
Structure of the human ear. Operation and characteristics.
Noise. Noise contamination.
- The taste and smell -
Operation taste of the tongue
Anatomy of smell. Operation.
- The heat and living beings -
Influence of temperature changes in living things.
The adaptation of terrestrial life to the different climatic conditions.
- The skin -
The skin is the organ most extensive of the human body.
Structure and characteristics. Mechanisms of temperature control.
The skin as an organ of perception. Functions of the skin.
- Breathing -
Respiration as the process of obtaining energy. Oxygen.
Definition and characteristics of aerobic respiration.
The breathing apparatus. Photosynthesis.
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THE HUMAN BODY II
- Nutrition -
Role of nutrition. Transformation of solar energy in organic matter
by the bodies of plants. Nutritional principles.
Phases and characteristics of digestion.
- What is blood? -
Functions of blood in oxygen transport, power cell
and transport of hormones. Composition of blood.
Blood groups. Transfusions. RH Factor.
- The skeleton -
Origin of the skeleton. Bones. Manufacture of blood cells
the bones. Characteristics of the human skeleton.
- Muscles -
The muscles are protective tissue of bones, joints and other
areas of the body. The muscles and their motor function.
- The kidneys -
The kidney is the organ that eliminates waste and toxins from the body.
The basic unit of the kidney. Functioning kidney. Hemodialysis.
- The heart -
Functioning of the heart. Characteristics of myocardial muscle.
Operation bioelectric heart. Heart disease. Coronary surgery.
- The brain -
The human brain is an organ processor.
Functioning of neurons. The nervous system.
Structure and functions of the brain.
ENVIRONMENT AND PROGRESS
- Contamination -
Products of desire. Waste. Changes imbalances
biological manmade. Rain.
- The air pollution -
Composition, evolution and changes in the atmosphere. Tobacco.
Polluting industries. Aerosol pollutants.
Effects of contamination.
- The science of the twentieth century -
Studies of atoms. Theory of continental drift.
Technological advances. Fusion.
The conquest of space.
- Genetic engineering -
DNA. Manipulation of genetic information.
Change of genetic material from one species to another.
The future of genetic engineering.
- Combustion engines -
Sources of energy for the engines. External combustion engines.
Steam. Internal combustion engines. Engine types.
- Cars -
The automobile as a means of transport. History of the engine.
Engine operation. Automobile safety.
- How does an airplane? -
Prototype flying machines of Leonardo da Vinci.
The airplane as a means of rapid transportation. History of the wings.
- How is the traffic? -
Wheels. The Roman roads. Urban traffic.
Control and automation of traffic.
- Transport equipment -
The first vehicles. Evolution of land transport.
Electric trains. Diesel locomotives.
Bicycles. Car. Fuels.
- Air transport -
Aerostatic balloons. Airships. Jet engines.
Concorde. Aircraft without engine. Helicopters.
- Maritime transport -
Boats throughout history. Candles. Operation of boats.
Propellers. Types of boats. Tugs. Seaplanes.
- Sport -
Origins of the sport. Competitions. The Olympics.
Diversity of sports. Sport and health.
LIFE IN SPACE
- As you travel in space? -
The first out of the man to space. Rockets. Fuels
First manned flight. Arrival of man on the moon Space Transport.
- The ships of space exploration -
Sputnik I, the first space satellite. Sending satellites into space.
Voyager missions. Probes.
- The conquest of the moon -
Project Apollo. Astronauts. Rockets.
The first human footprints on the moon
- How Telescopes Work? -
Telescopes old. Small refractors and reflectors.
Electronic and Images
- Photography -
Fields of application of photography in different fields.
Spectrum of colors. History of photography. The photographic film.
- Cinema -
Frames. The principles of cinema. History of cinema.
The introduction of color. Process of making a film.
- Television -
Television is the medium's most important today.
Operation of television.
- Agriculture -
Agriculture promotes sedentary peoples stable
the progress of civilizations. The soil as a living structure.
Needs of plants. Agricultural techniques.
- Housing and materials -
From the cities. The first buildings.
The materials used in construction.
- How did the writing? -
Writing is a means of communication which gives
knowledge of ancient civilizations.
Transmission of human knowledge through writing.
History of writing. The alphabet. Print
- The progress of civilization -
The discovery of fire. Agriculture. Wheel. Invention of writing.
Great discoveries of modern times. The industrial revolution.
CIVILIZATION WITH PYRAMIDS
- Egyptian civilization -
One of the people who searched deep into the aspect of immortality
- The empires of Egypt, Inca and Maya -
Social, political, economic and religious.
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