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Powderhouse Productions

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Works: 153 works in 257 publications in 1 language and 7,624 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Documentary television programs 
Classifications: HQ775, 305.23081
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Most widely held works by Powderhouse Productions
Raising Cain exploring the inner lives of America's boys by Michael Thompson ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two of the country's leading child psychologists identify the social and emotion challenges that boys encounter in school and show how parents can help boys cultivate emotional awareness, giving them the support to navigate the social pressures of youth
World in the balance ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The people paradox: In Japan, Europe and Russia, birth rates are shrinking and the population is aging. In parts of India and Africa, more than half of the still growing population is under 25. The world population is now careening in two dramatically different directions. China revs up: Examines China's booming economy and the impact it is having on the environment
Hunting the elements ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Where do nature's building blocks, called the elements, come from? They're the hidden ingredients of everything in our world, from the carbon in our bodies to the metals in our smartphones. To unlock their secrets, David Pogue, the lively host of NOVA's popular "Making Stuff" series and technology correspondent of The New York Times, spins viewers through the world of weird, extreme chemistry: the strongest acids, the deadliest poisons, the universe's most abundant elements, and the rarest of the rare--substances cooked up in atom smashers that flicker into existence for only fractions of a second
A girl's life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rachel Simmons interviews parents, psychologists, teachers, and social workers who are helping nurture girls into capable, resilient adults. Simmons talks with four very special girls who tell their own deeply personal tales of dealing with issues like cyber bullying, body image, and violence. With courage and determination, these girls reveal their hopes and dreams for a powerful future
Mysteries of the Freemasons ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Behind the veil of secrecy, this documentary explores the origins, practices and influences of the Freemason organization
Mysteries of the Freemasons the beginning ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Behind the veil of secrecy, this documentary explores the origins, practices and influences of the misunderstood Freemason organization
Cats 101 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is everything one needs to know about loveable, furry cats. The spotlight falls on the adorable, the feisty, and the unexpected in these five episodes that feature: the American Shorthair, Savannah, Persian, Siamese, Siberian, Russian Blue, American Curl, Japanese Bobtail, and many more
Dogs 101 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is everything one needs to know about loveable, furry dogs. The spotlight falls on the adorable, the feisty, and the unexpected in these five episodes that feature: the French Bulldog, Poodle Airedale, Chihuahua, Labrador, Basset Hound, Golden Retriever, Bichon Frise, Westie, Beagle, and many more
The killer's trail the story of Dr. Sam Sheppard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Did Dr. Sam Sheppard kill his wife? With the help of advanced technology, Nova re-examines the 1954 murder of Marilyn Sheppard
America's cutest dog ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Do dogs really have the ability to master the spoken word? Are some dogs just born babysitters? Is it true that an old dog can't be taught new tricks? Why are people attracted to dogs that are so ugly they're cute? Find out the answers in a special presentation of America's Cutest Dog, in a countdown of the cutest clips in the web-o-sphere. Includes 2 episodes of America's Cutest Dog, America's Cutest Cat, and World's Ugliest Dog Competition
Extreme engineering ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On every part of the planet, men and women are achieving the impossible. Mountains of earth are drilled, blasted, and moved while massive structures are erected to tame and traverse great bodies of water"--Container
Inside the world's mightiest bank ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the anchor of the global economy, the Federal Reserve Bank handles more money than any other bank in the world. This program explores the far-reaching responsibilities of the Federal Reserve in setting interest rates, regulating other U.S. banks, and making new money. Cameras go inside the Fed's network command center, the hub of the electronic payment system called FEDWIRE where banks and big institutions pay each other and where over $2.1 trillion changes hands each day. The program also looks at the fascinating manufacture of U.S. currency and high-tech ways to combat counterfeiting
Extreme engineering ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Builders and engineers design and construct the largest, most outrageous and awe-inspiring projects ever conceived, breathing life into fantastic yet impossible creations
The Killer's trail murder mystery of the century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marilyn Sheppard was murdered in 1954. Now, nearly 50 years later, NOVA reopens America's most intriguing unsolved murder case. Play modern-day detective with a detailed reconstruction of the Sheppard house, access little-known evidence, and hear insights from such forensic experts as DNA specialist Barry Scheck, a member of O.J. Simpson's legal "Dream Team." Like an intricate puzzle, clues come together to overturn previous assumptions about the alleged killer, Dr. Sheppard, and point to an entirely new, still unknown, suspect
Great transformations ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An examination at the complexity and diversity of life forms, focusing on important evolutionary changes including development of four-limbed body plan, the journey of animal life from water to land, the return of mammals to the sea
Extreme engineering ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the challenges facing architects and engineers from Japan, Taiwan and Canada as they plan to construct Sky City, a towering, vertical concrete and glass community in Tokyo. Twice the height of any existing building, the walled community looks impressive on paper, but will it be able to withstand earthquakes, typhoons and fire?
Extreme engineering ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For almost a century, one of the world's most important waterways has let ships make a commercially critical shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. But many of today's ships are too big for the man-made canal. Can it be widened?
Extreme engineering ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Climate change is driving the North Sea to record levels and pushing rivers over their banks. Can the Dutch masters of the water engineer their way out?
Extreme engineering ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles one of the largest civil engineering projects in modern history, the re-routing of I-93 and I-90 underground
Extreme engineering ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every day, somewhere in the world, 40 million people ride the subway. New York City has 842 miles of underground subway, transporting 4.5 million passangers daily. After years of neglect, the subway is falling apart. Plans are underway for a new super system that will take the subway deeper, further and faster than ever before
 
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