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Most widely held works about Oregon Public Broadcasting
Most widely held works by Oregon Public Broadcasting
Dinosaur ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,558 libraries worldwide
Viewers assume the role of paleontologists in order to piece together known facts about dinosaurs.
Arctic & Antarctic ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history.
Planets ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,239 libraries worldwide
Journey through space and time, witnessing the birth of the sun and traveling to the outer limits of the solar system.
Prehistoric life ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the history of the creation of the earth, the origin of life, and the evolution of the many species including early man.
The rape of Europa ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,093 libraries worldwide
Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how during World War II the Nazis systematically took or destroyed the art of Europe. It follows the heroic Europeans who first hid, and then set out to find and return what had been taken, with the help of the Allied forces "Monuments Men". It is work that continues to this day.
Bird ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,060 libraries worldwide
An exciting journey from the bird's distant dinosaur past to its present astonishing variety.
Reptile ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
"Experience the alien world of these cold-blooded vertebrates, learning the truth about these often misunderstood creatures and uncovering reptilian facts that are stranger then fiction."--Box.
Desert ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,055 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture.
Insect ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
How do insect wings work? Just how big can a bug grow? Examine the wonders of the insect world through macrophotography and 3-D graphics.
Monster ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
A journey through fact and fantasy, putting viewers face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions, and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters and discover the real creatures who may have inspired these mythical beasts.
Jungle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Why do rain forests harbor the greatest concentration of life in the world? Fully comprehend why this mysterious world is vital in maintaining our planet's ecological balance.
Skeleton ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
Delve beneath the surface to reveal the hidden secrets of an incredible variety of skeletons, none more complex than our own.
Volcano ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geology of continental drift and the origin of volcanoes, and to the influence of volcanic activity on human culture.
Raising Cain ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 958 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.
The sixties the years that shaped a generation ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
This documentary features revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Messe III and Bobby Seale.
The meth epidemic ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Investigates the meth rampage in America: the appalling impact on individuals, families and communities, and the difficulty of controlling an essential ingredient in meth - ephedrine and pseudoephedrine - sold legally in over-the-counter cold remedies.
Weather ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 934 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to a portrayal of weather and climate and their influence on human life and activities.
Amphibian ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
Leap into the fascinating world of frogs, toads, and salamanders, and get a close-up look at the amazing variety of colors, shapes, and sizes in the amphibian family.
Cat ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Follows the fascinating and ancient journey of these mysterious and adored animals from the African Savanna to the modern home. Investigates evolution, anatomy, habitat, behavior and more.
Kingdom of David the saga of the Israelites ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Israelites and the creation of the world's first monotheistic religion.
Animal films Children's films Closed captioning Computer industry Dinosaurs Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Earthquakes Ecology Europe Evolution (Biology) Films Films for the hearing impaired Germany Historical television programs History Human body Human physiology Ireland Italy Juvenile works Manners and customs Microbiology Microorganisms Monsters National parks and reserves Natural disasters Natural history Nature films Nonfiction films Nonfiction television programs Planets Poisonous animals Polar regions Railroad travel Rain forests Science films Solar system Storms Television programs--for the hearing impaired Travel Travelogues (Television programs) Turkey United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Volcanoes Wildlife films World War (1939-1945) Zoology
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