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Powderhouse Productions

Overview
Works: 167 works in 265 publications in 1 language and 7,883 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Children's films  Television mini-series  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Historical 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 )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the emotional development of boys in America today and examines factors that contribute to their behavior
World in the balance by Sarah [director] Holt( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 961 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
Mysteries of the Freemasons( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the veil of secrecy, this documentary explores the origins, practices and influences of the Freemason organization
Hunting the elements( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 633 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 495 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
The killer's trail the story of Dr. Sam Sheppard( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 332 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
Cats 101( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 262 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 231 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
America's cutest dog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 208 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 182 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 166 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. For the first time, 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 )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 154 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
Great transformations Extinction!( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 129 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 119 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 116 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 113 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 111 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 )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structural engineers and leading architects reveal their design plans for a massive bridge that would join North America and Asia across the Bering Strait, following the ancient land bridge. It would be 55 miles across the sea, exposed to extremely harsh conditions in its location just below the Arctic Circle
Extreme engineering( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 103 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
Extreme engineering( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to relieve the stress of alarming overpopulation, Tokyo's construction industry is exploring the possibility of building a city in Tokyo Bay. Witness the impossible dream of city planners: to build a massive pyramid over the water, with skyscrapers suspended from its enormous frame
 
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Raising Cain exploring the inner lives of America's boys
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