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Summer Productions

Overview
Works: 261 works in 411 publications in 3 languages and 6,627 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Children's films  Educational films  Motion pictures  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  Historical films  Documentary television programs  Music 
Classifications: F234.J3, 973.2
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Most widely held works by Summer Productions
Jamestown by Yale University Press Film Service( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students explore the settlement of Jamestown through realistic reenactments filmed at actual historic locations
Plimoth Plantation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers learn about the people, daily life and culture in the original Plimouth Plantation of 1620, the first colonial settlement in southern New England
St. Augustine by Piero( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers learn about St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest permanent European settlement in America, founded by Spanish explorers in 1565
U.S. geography the Northeast( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formed by geologic event millions of years ago, the Midwest was once a sea of grass. Today the prairies of America's heartland provide food for millions. Includes discussion questions at the beginning and end of each segment
Amir an Afghan refugee musician's life in Peshawar, Pakistan by Mohamed Zran( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Niccolò Machiavelli's book, The Prince. This video compares the crumbling of medieval order of Machiavelli's time with modern politics and includes interviews with Henry Kissinger, Senator Gary Hart, Roger Masters, Riccardo Bruscagli and others. Includes reenactments from Machiavelli's life, period artwork, and location footage
The Interpretation of dreams by Discovery Communications( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Sigmund Freud's book, The interpretation of dreams. Through a series of dream sequence reenactments, this program reveals the complexities of the human condition which Freud scrutinized. It also attempts to decipher Freud's chart of the unconscious and examines Freud's life story
Understanding bacteria by Marijo Dowd( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bacteria truly are on a rampage again. They've become immune to the best of our antibiotics, rendering once treatable infections deadly. And new strains have evolved, such as E. coli and the bizarre, flesh-eating group A strep. But bacteria do more than make us cringe: They can be helpful, aiding in meal digestion, air- and water-pollution control, and even the treatment of muscle disorders and wrinkles. Explore our uneasy relationship with these wily microbes, and come away with insights that will give your life sciences lesson plans a healthy shot in the arm
Understanding viruses by , Jeanine I Butler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called the "littlest assassins" and "phantom killers", viruses range from common cold to HIV and have caused epidemics more devastating than war. This program explains how viruses operate and how your immune system defends you. It also explores how scientists have been able to transform invading viruses into healing agents
Understanding bacteria by inc Encyclopaedia Britannica Films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the helpful and harmful roles of bacteria. Examines the bacterial cell, and explains its reproductive processes
Plato's Republic by David Roochnik( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's Republic has intrigued, provoked, appalled and inspired readers since he wrote it in Athens 2,400 years ago. Plato has been called the father of philosophy, the first feminist, a revolutionary amd the original idealist. His concepts of psychology, logic and politics are dramatized with scenes from The Republic, including the Allegory of the Cave, and explained by scholars and experts
Wonders of weather( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Terrifying tornadoes, horrifying hurricanes, hailstones as big as basketballs! The weather is a constant source of amazement, amusement, and wonder. From the jet stream to the Gulf Stream, discover where the weather comes from, and why."--The back cover
Galileo's "Dialogue"( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Galileo's Dialogue in which he asserted that the Earth was not the center of the universe. Galileo was jailed for heresy for contradicting the traditional teachings of the medieval Church. The video traces the background of the Dialogue, from the Copernican view that the sun is the center of the universe, to the trial of Galileo before the Holy Office. The profound conflicts between science and theology unfold in dramatic re-enactments
Amazing materials properties of matter( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
Understanding: magnetism by Inc.) Fa xian chuan bo gong si; (Discovery Communications( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Chinese and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how the force of magnetism is indispensible in modern technology and also to animals which navigate based on the Earth's magnetic field. Discusses how magnetism was discovered, and how magnetic fields block harmful solar radiation
Designer babies( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the growing field of human reproduction technology. Now it is possible to choose a babies gender, and to screen embryos for potential diseases, but what happens when the technology can be used to predetermine a child's size and intelligence? Will science answer the ethical questions that arise?
The eye structure and function( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is a window to our emotions, and some say, to the soul. Explore the complexities of the human eye. Learn how its delicate mechanisms--the eyelids, lashes, cornea, pupil, iris, retina, and even tears--help us perceive the world"--Container
The Human genome by Kenji Kikue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about how scientists are discovering which human genes are responsible for specific human traits
Understanding volcanoes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the forces that work to create a volcano, visits people whose lives center around real-life towering infernoes, and examines the history of volcano study. Has two segments with answer and resources statements at the end of each part
8th Amendment the death penalty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Travel to Huntsville, Texas, the execution capital of the world and the frontline of one of America's most polarizing political issues--the death penalty. Listen as protesters and supporters discuss capital punishment. Learn the history of the death penalty in the U.S., and follow the account of a death row inmate's final hours"--Container
Pediatrics by Janet L Strife( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pediatrics unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is the focus of this episode of the series, Nurses, as the viewer gets a first-hand look at the daily routine of 3 nurses. Each nurse comments on why they became nurses, why they chose pediatrics, and discusses the pros and cons of working with children and teenagers
 
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