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Berkow, Peter (Peter F.)

Overview
Works: 32 works in 42 publications in 1 language and 155 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Sources  Classification  History  Charts, diagrams, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: MT1, 372.87044
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Berkow
Instruments in the classroom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates the use of musical intruments in pre-school and kindergarten classrooms. Presents ideas on how to incorporate musical instruments into a curriculum
Classroom jazz by NewmanAmiYumi ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Producer) The first CD, includes longtime kid's favorites is ideal for classroom sing-alongs or just plain listening. The second CD soothes weary and overexcited little minds and eases them into quiet time or even a serene slumber
News writing ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This series teaches the writing, reporting, editing, and communicating of information in the public interest. More than 100 journalists working in print, radio, and television reveal the secrets of their trade. Among those offering insights are Bob Woodward, Helen Thomas, Dave Barry, and Linda Ellerbee. Coverage of policy issues sheds light on journalism history, law, and ethics."--Publisher description
Public relations writing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates the interaction of journalists and PR people. Professionals discuss the similarities of writing press releases and hard news stories, while sympathetic and unsympathetic journalists comment on the role of PR in news
Astronomy observations & theories ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program 116 explores the creation of solar systems by using compare and contrast modelling and observations based on those models
Astronomy : observations and theories ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This video lesson looks at the classification of galaxies in general, and discusses the fact that, when these "island universes" were discovered, how the perceived size of our universe increased immensely. It goes on to describe the distance indicators and introduces the Hubble Law. The lesson ends with interaction and evolution of galaxies and with a sneak peek into the furthest depths of the universe." -- Container
Astronomy : observations and theories ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Explaning the concept of a scientific model, this lesson introduces the celestial sphere as a model to help describe and organize the night sky. Several specialists explaing how different cultures named stars and constellations, and brought the aspects of the sky into their buildings and structures, such as those of Chaco Canyon in the southwestern United States."--Container
Astronomy : observations and theories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Scientists discuss the possibility that the early seeds of life on Earth were delivered by comet impacts and the reasons why it is believed that the first life began on the deep seafloor near hydrothermal vents. The discussion continues with a look at Europa's subsurface ocean and the pros and cons of life forming in that hostile location. The life zone or habitable zone of a star is defined and the efforts to detect signatures of that life using future spacecraft missions are described. The efforts and difficulties of communicating with an intelligent extraterrestrial civilization are discussed." -- Container
Astronomy : observations and theories ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Astronomers are the only scientists who do not manipulate the objects they study. Instead, they do two basic things: collect ligth and analyze it. Accordingly, this lesson answers two basic questions: (1) What is light? and (2) What tools are used to collect it?" -- Container
Astronomy : observations and theories ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"The study of stellar evolution is presented by examining the birth of stars. Different types of nebulae are introduced and the necessary ingredients to produce a star: dust, gas, gravity, and maybe a little push are discussed. The mass/luminosity relation is reintroduced and suggests the role that mass will play in the life and death of a star." -- Container
Astronomy : observations and theories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"A presentation on the foundations of astronomy, The Birth of Astronomy examines the observations, theories, and contributions of Aristotle, Ptolemy, and other ancient scientists and philosophers. Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Kepler, Galileo, and Sir Isaac Newton's contributions are discussed throughout this lesson." -- Container
Public relations writing Beyond the summary lead ; Feature writing styles ; Column writing and editorial writing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 9. Public relations writing: Demonstrates the interaction of journalists and PR people. Professionals from Capitol Records and the Golden State Warriors discuss the similarities of writing press releases and hard news stories, while sympathetic and unsympathetic journalists -- including Andy Rooney (CBS) and Susan Antilla (The New York Times) -- comment on the role of PR in the news
Astronomy : observations and theories ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"This lesson describes the fascinating objects that remain after the deaths of large stars - neutron stars and black holes. Gamma ray bursts and hypernovae are presented as some of the most energetic objects in the universe." -- Container
Covering disasters The ethics of journalism ; Media law ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 14. The ethics of journalism: Introduces a reporter's on-the-job ethical challenges. Journalists from a variety of beats discuss issues such as conflict of interest, honesty, thoroughness, objectivity, privacy, and balance, and one reporter demonstrates real-life ethical decision making as she covers a controversial local story
Freewriting and generating ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Uses the basic fact of communication to indtroduce principles and techniques of writing. Meet a wide array of professionals whose work requires awareness of a specific audience as they write. These writers include not only authors, journalists, and teachers, but also musicians, judges, nurses, engineers, scientists, and athletes. In explaining how they reach their audiences through the written word, they demonstrate the importance of writing skills in contemporary professional life
News writing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This series examines the news writting process through video field trips into the best newsrooms in the country. Viewers learn about journalistic writing styles and techniques and acquire the tools they need to become better writers-and more critical consumers of the news
Astronomy : observations and theories ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"This examination of solar system "debris": meteorites, asterois, and comets concludes the exploration of the solar system. Astronomers explain the composition of the different types of meteorites and various theories about their origin. Images, including that of the Deep Impact Probe hitting Comet Tempel 1 in July of 2005, are used to illustrate the characteristics of comets as described by astronomers. This lesson also includes a discussion of the demise of the dinosaurs and the discovery of the crater in the Yucatan that may have been the impact site." -- Container
Dealing with sources Good writing vs. good reporting ; Beat reporting ; Broadcast news writing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Program 7. Beat reporting: Covers the wide variety of journalism career opportunities, with glimpses into the working conditions and daily experiences on crime, sports, business, government, and environmental beats as well as for general assignment and wire service reporters
News writing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Introduces a reporter's on-the-job ethical challenges. Journalists from a variety of beats discuss issues such as conflict of interest, honesty, thoroughness, objectivity, privacy, and balance, and one reporter demonstrates real-life ethical decision making as she covers a controversial local story
Astronomy : observations and theories ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Most discussions of galaxies begin with our very own Milky Way. This lesson presents the history of the study of the size and scale of our galaxy and our place in it. The anatomy of the galaxy is introduced and the mapping techniques are unveiled." -- Container
 
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English (28)