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Cathedral by David Macaulay( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Beaulieu during the thirteenth century, in order to understand why and how the great cathedrals of Europe were built. Alternates between modern footage and animation
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an animated tale about a fictional thirteenth-century fortress and town built by King Edward I to subdue the rebellious Welsh. Includes live-action sequences in which David Macauley explains the history and architecture that inspired the fictional castle
Pyramid by David Macauley( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the process of building an ancient Egyptian pyramid and visit various historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II
Roman city by David Macaulay( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them and used these cities to link their vast empire into a commerical and political unit. Live-action segments visit historical sites and reveal how these structures were built and used. Animated segments tell the story of the construction and conflicts of a fictional Roman city in the newly conquered territory of Gaul
Origins fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution by Neil deGrasse Tyson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who would have predicted that a hot spot left over from the Big Bang would eventually lead to our galaxy, the solar system, the Earth, - and to us? Origins explores how the universe and our planet began amid chaos and eventually gave birth to the first stirrings of life. Join cutting-dege scientists on a voyage deep into the Earth to find analogs to the earliest life on our planet, and travel a million miles from Earth with a space probe designed to capture the earliest observable "snapshot" of the Big Bang. Then watch as astronomers test an ingenious new way to detect distant planets that may harbor life, and discover that every atom in our bodies, and practically every bit of matter in the Earth, was made in the heart of stars. Hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (shown), Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, Origins presents startling new findings that attempt to explain just how Earth, life, and the universe all began. - Container
Discovering Hamlet( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the week-by-week progress of the actors preparing to stage a production of Hamlet. The actors describe stage action and the characters they portray, and members of the technical crew discuss aspects of costuming, set design, lighting, and the problems of working with Shakespeare's 400-year-old text
Mill times( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This animated program centers on a small New England community similar to Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where Samuel Slater established America's first textile mill. Live action hosted by David Macaulay, takes viewers from Manchester, England, to Lowell, Massachusetts, explaining technological changes that transformed the making of textiles, a key component of the Industrial Revolution sweeping across Europe and America in the late 18th century
The David Macaulay series tours of the world's most magnificent structures( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These documentary programs are based on Macaulay's book series: Pyramid, Castle, Cathedral, and City. The films combine location sequences and animation to illustrate construction methods of each of the subjects, and they include discussions of life in each period
Roman city school kit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a combination of documentary footage and animated story sequences, Roman City examines how cities helped maintain the Roman Empire. This program explores the role of the built environment in meeting and shaping people's needs. In the live-action segments, Macaulay visits many sites throughout the former Roman Empire including the Colosseum in Rome, the Pont du Gard in France, and the ruins of Pompeii and explains how various structures were built and how they were used. The animated segments tell the story of the construction of a fictional Roman city in the newly conquered territory of Gaul, visualizing both the ingenuity of Roman technology and the resistance of the local inhabitants
David Macaulay's early civilizations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated tour of ancient architecture and early civilizations based on David Macaulay's book, CITY
Back to the Beginning by Thomas Levenson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who would have predicted that a hot spot left over from the Big Bang would eventually lead to the earth, the cosmos - and to us? Origins is presented by astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History and one of the world's most popular lecturers on astronomy. Back to the Beginning turns back the clock to the beginning of time to understand how a universe conducive to life materialised from the cataclysm know as the Big Bang. Where are the Aliens? explores the latest news in the search for extraterrestial life and examines where rudimentary life might be hiding out in our solar system
Pyramid school kit( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains materials for teaching about the pyramids of ancient Egypt and the civilization that built them
Origins. [fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Origins: How Life Began,' zeroes in on the mystery of exactly how it happened. Join the hunt for hardy microbes that flourish in the most unlikely places: inside rocks in a mine shaft two miles down, inside a cave dripping with acid as strong as a car battery's, and in noxious gas bubbles erupting from the Pacific ocean floor. The survival of these tough microorganisms suggests they may be related to the planet's first primitive life forms. Tyson deepens the search by investigating tantalizing and controversial chemical "signatures" of life inside three-billion-year-old rocks and meteorites found around the world"--From PBS Origins series' Web site
Cathedral the story of its construction( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the 13th century cathedrals of France as religious and cultural centers of life. Includes cathedrals at Chartres, Reims, Amiens, Bouges, and Beauvais, as well as Notre-Dame de Paris and St. Denis. Animated portions inspired by Macaulay's line drawings trace the design and construction of an imaginary but historically accurate cathedral near Paris
The Middle Ages school kit( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 8, 9, 10, i, s, t
Pyramid the award winning Public Television program by David Macaulay( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful animation and live-action sequences tell the story of the planning and construction of the pyramid of Giza
Origins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Off-air recording of television program broadcast on December 27, 2004 and date copied on January 12, 2005 made by : Bundoora, Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library, OA 2004-422 & OA 2004-423
Cathedral( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using live-action film and animation, the film illustrates the planning, building and cultural importance of the Gothic cathedral. Presented is each craftman's contribution, tools and materials
Cathedral( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using live-action film and animation, the film illustrates the planning, building and cultural importance of the Gothic cathedral. The details of construction are graphically explained about the flying buttresses
 
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