WorldCat Identities

Globe Trotter Network

Overview
Works: 105 works in 126 publications in 1 language and 501 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: F2225, 918.04
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Most widely held works by Globe Trotter Network
Globe trekker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explore the heart of the Amazonian rainforest, celebrate Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, visit the glaciers of Patagonia, scale volcanoes, wander through the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu and the Lost City of the Tayrona, trek to Angel Falls or tango till dawn in Buenos Aires! Globe Trekker's Ultimate South America three-DVD Set offers all these experiences and more!
Flamenco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A magnificent panorama of Flamenco and its performers, for whom the rhythms and lyrics are inherited folklore and part of daily life-but the techniques are studied. There are, in fact, four distinct schools of Flamenco in Spain, filmed here away from tourists in the places where the artists perform for their own. (No narration, 56 minutes)
Globe trekker around the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning in Istanbul, Ian Wright visits the Suleymaniye Mosque to experience the grandeur of the Ottoman Empire and learn about its ambitious Sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent and his ambitions to expand the Ottoman Empire West into Europe. Then after a quick dip in the world's largest thermal lake in Hungary his journey ends in Vienna, home of Mozart and Sigmund Freud, and also where he discovers how crucial the city's bakers were to surviving the Ottoman siege in 1683
Alexander Graham Bell--the telephone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using animation, tells the story of Alexander Graham Bell and how he invented the telephone. Also, presents a simple explanation of how a telephone works
Thomas Edison--the electric light ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to dramatize the efforts of Thomas Edison, focusing on his creation of the incandescent electric light bulb, and presents an overview of how people have created light from the beginning of time
Galileo--the solar system ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using animation, explores Galileo's observations and theories in his attempts to prove the earth's revolution around the sun and discusses his problems with the church. Shows the basic principles of heliocentricity and the planets' orbits around the sun
Louis Pasteur--the vaccine ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using animation, profiles the life and work of Louis Pasteur, who discovered the principles of germ theory and vaccination. Shows how his discoveries about microbes and vaccines help modern medicine prevent disease
Light I ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to explain some of the optical illusions produced by light and to explain light refraction and reflection
Fleming--the discovery of penicillin ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using animation, profiles Alexander Fleming, Ernst Chain, and Howard Florey, who made the use of penicillin possible. Shows how the development of penicillin revolutionized modern medicine
Light III ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to explore the historical incidents leading to the discovery of a method for calculating the speed of light, to describe some of the experiments performed to calculate the speed of light, and to discuss Einstein's theory of relativity
The Wright brothers--the birth of aviation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to dramatize the Wright brothers' development of the airplane and to explain some basic concepts of aerodynamics
Samuel Morse--the telegraph ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated presentation about Samuel's life and his research which led to the invention of the telegraph. Also explores the history of communication
Light II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to explore the nature of light and to explain the wave and particle theories of light
The Steam engine--G. Stephenson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to profile the life of George Stephenson and tell how he invented the steam engine
In search of the South Pole ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated presentation which discusses the geography, climate, and exploration of Antarctica and reviews a few South Pole expeditions
Charles Darwin--species evolution ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation in exploring the life, work and observations of Charles Darwin and in revealing the criticism of his theories. Explains the process of evolution as it is now understood by the scientific world
Time--how we measure it ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using animation, explains the importance of measuring time, and shows how repetitive natural phenomena create the seasons, days and nights, and months and years. Explores man's invention of the clock to measure time
Alfred Wegener--continental drift ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to explore Alfred Wegener's observations and theories about continental drift. Presents current evidence that supports Wegener's theories and shows how all sciences contribute to the solving of the earth's mysteries
Gutenberg the birth of printing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An animated video which describes early methods of printing and shows how the development of Gutenberg's printing press made communication easier and better. Presents the history of the mail service and how the modern postal system developed
Light IV ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses animation to explore laser light and its uses, to explore optical fibers and their uses, and to reveal the role of light in a technological world
 
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