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Bioinvasion
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 00:58:03

As human activity silently globalizes our world, our modern day ecology is under onslaught from spreading alien organisms. These plants and animals are capable of moving aggressively into a habitat and monopolizing resources to the detriment of other species. Can scientists help us win the war against this bio-invasion?

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Invasive species
Ecology

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Food
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:56:44

There seems to be mass confusion about what we should be eating. QUEST explores how the government's food pyramid and many of the latest diet plans only make it more confusing.

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Diet
Food

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Spring
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 00:58:03

Because spring comes so late to northern New England, things have to happen quickly and profusely. Spring is the time of year that wildlife and plants come to life again and get right to the business of creating new life.

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Spring -- New England
Seasons -- New England
Natural history -- New England
Ecology/Energy

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Winter
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:56:43

For those plants and animals that don't migrate south for winter, a lot of preparation goes into getting ready for winter. When it comes to dealing with winter, plants and animals know things we humans don't.

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Winter -- New England
Ecology/Energy
Seasons -- New England
Natural history -- New England

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Why Obesity Rates Have Increased
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:03:37

There are a number of reasons why the rates of overweight and obesity have greatly increased. Some factors are lack of physical activity, the types of foods that people are eating, and the confusion about nutrition.

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Diet
Obesity

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Carbohydrates vs Fat and Protein
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:05:34

The traditional food pyramid focuses primarily on carbohydrates, yet supporters of diets higher in fat maintain that carbohydrates are the very food that makes you fat.

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Obesity
Atkins diet
Food guide pyramid
Carbohydrates in human nutrition

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Report of the Penobscot Indian Agent and census of the tribe
Maine State Archives, Text

Report of the expenses of the Penobscot Tribal Agents and a census of the tribe with number of children in preparation of the possibility of a school.

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Education
Indians -- cultural relationships, traditions, adaptations
Native Americans

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Nutrition Science-Health Clubs
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:03:59

We still have a lot to learn in the area of nutrition science. One of the biggest challenges for people is how they can make behavior changes and consume a healthy diet.

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Diet
Food
Nutrition

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The Nation's Playground
MPBN: Home Series, Moving Image, 00:28:01

With its remarkable coastline, deep-green forest, and rolling landscape, Maine has been a favorite place for visitors for over a century. During the late 1800s, trains and steamboats brought visitors to every corner of the state. Over the last century, tourism has grown into Maine’s largest industry.

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Recreation/Tourism
Tourism -- Maine -- History

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Reports regarding the election of the Tribal Governor
Maine State Archives, Text

One report notifies the Governor that the Penobscot Tribe had deposed John Aiteon as Tribal Governor. The other reports that John Neptune, Lt. Governor had taken the tribal records to use as a sign of his authority, without their permission.

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Indians of North America
Elections
Indians -- cultural relationships, traditions, adaptations
Indians -- Politics
Native Americans

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