Oxley, P. (Producer), Oxley, P. (Director). (2010). The death of the oceans?[DVD]. United Kingdom: British Broadcasting Corporation Horizons.
Learner-Centered Selection Criteria: Primary Considerations. (Hughes-Hassell and Mancall, 2005) Appropriateness, Scope, Accuracy, Authority. (S.C.P.C.)
Learner-Centered Selection Criteria: Secondary Considerations. (Hughes-Hassell and Mancall, 2005.). (S.C.S.C.) Aesthetic quality, Reputation of producer.
Selection Aids (S.A.) This DVD is selected with reference to British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) promotion as one of the most ambitious scientific studies of our time – an investigation into what is happening to our oceans. (BBC, 2011). Presented by the world renowned Sir David Attenborough, with positive review by Tim Dowling, writer for The Guardian (The Guardian, 2010.) and supported by analysis the possibility of irrevocable damage to the world’s oceans by Alex Renton (Newsweek, 2014) this looks to the future and possible outcomes for the worlds oceans.
This DVD explores some of the ways in which we are affecting marine life – from over fishing to the acidification of sea water. It also uncovers the disturbing story of how shipping noise is deafening whales and dolphins, affecting their survival in the future. (BBC, 2010).
Dowling, T. (October 5, 2010.) T.V. review. Horizon: The death of the oceans? The oceans are in danger- maybe I should sign up as a whale-back suction-cup attacher. The Guardian. (Retrieved from http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2010/oct/04/the-death-of-the-oceans
Hughes-Hassell, S. & Mancall, J. (2005). Collection management for youth: Responding to the needs of learners. (p. 46-47). American Library Association: Chicago.
Oxley, P. (Producer), Oxley, P. (Director). (2010). The death of the oceans? [DVD]. United Kingdom: British Broadcasting Corporation Horizons.
Renton, A. (July 2, 2014) Deep End – What rapid changes in oceans mean for the earth. Newsweek (2-11-2014) Retrieved from http://www.newsweek.com/2014/07/11/disaster-weve-wrought-worlds-oceans-may-be-irrevocable-256962.html