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Wescott, Don

Works: 128 works in 220 publications in 1 language and 3,595 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Juvenile works  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Animated television programs  Disaster films 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: QE522, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Don Wescott
Hurricane!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Hugh Willoughby on a data-gathering flight made into the eye of Hurricane Gilbert in September 1988. Hear first-hand accounts of Hurricane Camille, the most devastating storm ever to strike the United States
Curious George by H. A Rey( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted, an earnest guide at the Bloomsberry Museum, discovers that the museum is losing money and he's about to be out of a job. So he heads to Africa in search of the ancient, long-lost, gigantic idol Zagawa. To his chagrin, the statue turns out to be tiny. Ted's hopes of saving the museum and impressing Maggie--the elementary school teacher of his dreams--with a grand new acquisition are dashed. Unbeknownst to Ted, the curious monkey he befriended has stowed away and followed him home to the big city. Now, Ted needs to save the museum and figure out what to do with George. It's going to be a long week
Myths and the moundbuilders( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and moundbuilders uncovers the mystery that troubled American settlers in the great river valleys of the Midwest and Southeast. What were those many earth mounds dotting the wooded landscape? The relationship between the mounds and Indian descendants was finally established in 1897 by Cyrus Thomas, who suggested that not all the mounds were built by the same Indian tribes, a theory supported by new evidence
Twister by Jan de Bont( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a chase team of scientists as they pursue nature's most destructive and elusive weather phenomenon: tornadoes
The tree of iron by Frank Muhly( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents archaeological work on ancient civilization in Africa. It also deals with an African iron smelting. The tree in the film's title refers to an enormous tree of great antiquity that is the symbolic center of Haya iron production. Set in Tanzania, East Africa
Cyrus the unsinkable sea serpent by Bill Peet( Recording )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyrus, a shy and friendly serpent, finally realizes his ambition by heroically helping some voyagers through a storm and foiling some dastardly pirates
How babies get made( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Nova production on embryonic development. Biologists and embryologists discuss, using animal models, current research on the homeotic gene and the function of the homeobox in genetic control
Do scientists cheat( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the issue of scientific fraud, why scientists may be less than honest, analyzes how our scientific system deals with quality control, and considers the adequacy of the scientific community's response when a researcher is involved in fraud
Hot enough for you?( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the greenhouse effect on planet earth caused by the increase of the carbon dioxide (CO2) level due to the burning of fossil fuels (18 billion tons CO2 yearly) as well as other gases like nitrogen oxide, methane and chlorofluorocarbons. Scientists explore the effects of these gases on ozone layer, climatic changes (cloud formation, rainfall, desertification, coastal level) as well as plant life
Curious George : and other stories by H. A Rey( Recording )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five stories involving the mischievous monkey, Curious George and his friend, the Man with the Yellow Hat
The Children of Eve( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic program, Horizon looks at discoveries about where modern man originated. Most scientists hold that modern man came from Africa, and some believe that everyone in the world today is descended from a single woman who lived in Africa 300,000 years ago. This program probes the "molecular clock" theory, which maintains that a new people evolved in Africa, and only a few thousand years have passed since they ventured into the rest of the world. All individuals carry around a library of information in their cells, and recent advances in medical science make it possible to decode this information, often with startling results
Seeds of tomorrow( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines agriculture's genetic history and projects its future. The narrow, and therefore vulnerable, genetic base of several important crops is explored, as well as current attempts to preserve the seeds of scarce plant varieties. Features specific crop production methods and concerns in Ethiopa, Greece and Peru
Skills for the RN( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 180 basic, intermediate and advanced nursing skills. Video demonstrations of actual procedures. "How to" guides cover everything from greeting and preparing the client to documenation and outcomes. Also includes information on delegation, unexpected outcomes, references and resources, and skills checklists
The Desert doesn't bloom here anymore( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expanding populations, climatic changes, local traditions, and shortsighted governmental policies are exerting stress on agriculture worldwide. The video illustrates conditions in the irrigated valleys of the American Southwest and the Sahel of western Africa
The Cure : heart disease and anti-cholesterol drugs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the history of anti-cholesterol drug production, as well as current biochemical research that might lead to the eradication of heart attacks and strokes."--Container
Confronting the killer gene( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of three people whose lives are affected by Huntington's chorea, a genetic disorder that causes a gradual deterioration of mental abilities and muscle coordination. Geneticist Nancy Wexler has done research in a Venezuelan village which has the world's highest concentration of victims. Janice Blenkharn seeks genetic counseling to end the uncertainty about her future, for herself and her children. Arlo Guthrie, son of Woody Guthrie, has decided not to take the test
When wonder drugs don't work( Visual )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The widespread use of antibiotics may cause the evolution of resistant bacterial strains. This program tells the story of a recent outbreak of staph against which antibiotics had little success. Prevention of antibiotic resistance can only be addressed through the use of narrow-spectrum drugs aimed at specific organisms
Eyewitness volcano by Tommy Lee Jones( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on a team of volcanologists, their use of microgravity techniques and Earthwatch volunteers for collecting data, and the interpretation of the data in order to identify subsurface factors that would indicate an oncoming volcanic eruption
Physics of Spaceflight Series( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three- part program developed in cooperation with NASA presents physics principles as they apply to spaceflight and space related events
Skills for pediatric nursing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 70 pediatric nursing skills. Updated comprehensive videos of actual procedures. A "how-to" guide--from greeting and preparing the client to documentation and outcomes. Information on delegation, unexpected outcomes, documentation, and reference and resources
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Cyrus the unsinkable sea serpentCurious George : and other storiesSkills for the RNSkills for pediatric nursing