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Haines-Stiles, Geoffrey

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Most widely held works about Geoffrey Haines-Stiles
 
Most widely held works by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles
The creation of the universe by Timothy Ferris( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using spectacular special effects, animation, computer graphics, and interviews with internationally renowned physicists, this program explores clues to the origin and evolution of the entire universe
Childhood by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an "insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised. Through the observation of twelve families on five continents, the series looks at childhood from a number of perspectives--personal, scientific, historical and cultural--using a variety of production techniques ..."--Container label
Cosmos : a personal journey by Carl Sagan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In episode 10, Dr. Sagan leads viewers on awesome trips -- to a time when galaxies were beginning to form, to India to explore the infinite cycles of Hindu cosmology, and to show how humans of this century discovered the expanding universe and its origin in the Big Bang. He disappears down a black hole and reappears in New Mexico to show viewers an array of seventeen telescopes probing the furthest reaches of space. In episode 11, the brain is the focus as Dr. Sagan examines another of the intelligent creatures with whom we share the planet earth -- the whales. Viewers wind through the maze of the human brain to witness the architecture of thought. We see how genes, brains, and books store the information necessary for human survival
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mutual influence and importance of both nature and nurture in the development of children. Witnesses births in Russia, America, and Brazil to show how different societies approach this experience
House of tomorrow( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
Louder than words by Eric Beach( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
Earth the operators' manual( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is the planet due for an oil change? Why are fossil fuels unsustainable? Can renewable energy power the planet? These and many other questions are answered in "Earth: The Operator's Manual." This accurate, understandable and upbeat report on the interconnected stories of humans, fossil fuels, earth's climate history and our future energy options will leave you amazed at the beauty and bounty of the planet, inspired by human ingenuity, and optimistic about the future" -- Container
Childhood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the ages of five and seven, children enter middle childhood and a phenomenon known as the 5-7 shift. New abilities and behaviors emerge as children move away from home and family to school and work. The first day of school in several countries is shown to show how the milestone is recognized by different cultures and what research shows is effective education
Childhood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features three- to five-year-olds learning social and psychological intricacies of family life. The families in this cross-cultural study teach their children how to view and cope with the wider world as they interact with it at day care and school. Shows varying models of behavior and codes of discipline to mold children in their culture's proper social image. Discusses jealousy, punishment, gender task assignments, and the importance of birth order to children
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores brain and body development during the infancy period between six months and three years. Examines improved coordination, increased mobility, the acquisition of language, and an emerging sense of self. Demonstrates that infants are active participants, instead of powerless beings
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the importance of peer relationships as a crucial component of development. Self identity, gender expression, moral character, and problem solving are established by the child's social interactions and group participation in sports and other same age activities
In the land of the giants( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life's lessons: Demonstrates the shift toward new abilities and behaviors of five to seven year olds, as children enter into a distinctive stage of development called middle childhood. Includes sequences showing the first day of school in several countries. Shows how such milestones are recognized by different cultures
Earth, the operators' manual( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using compelling stories that showcase the many ways in which great nations and smaller communities are finding sustainable solutions that provide for people and protect the Earth, Power the Planet asks an urgent question: Is America making the right decisions for its own energy future? This second program in the Earth: the operators' manual series is an eye-opening look at some of the world's most important energy decisions, and a provocative assessment of what it takes to build a sustainable energy infrastructure. The planet offers lots of choices: what we do with them is up to us."--Container
Earth, the operators' manual( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Instead of waiting for Washington these folks are rolling up their sleeves and meeting the challenges head on. In the process, they're becoming energy efficient, saving a buck, protecting the environment, and securing the future for our kids and our country. This third program in the Earth: The operators' manual series is not about a red or blue America, but about the power of people who want to move beyond political labels, debates and paralysis to build a more productive, prosperous and sustainable future."--Container
Among equals( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of tomorrow: a look at emotional and physical transformations, characteristic of puberty and adolescence. The biological metamorphosis of youth into men and women is marked in various cultures. Whether adolescence is stressful or manageable depends on how parents and teachers respond to the individual throughout childhood. It matters greatly what we do and say to our children
Is Anybody out there? by David Curtis( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores our quest for extraterrestrial life and our attempts to make contact
Childhood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mutual influence and importance of both nature and nurture in the development of children. Witnesses births in Russia, America, and Brazil to show how different societies approach this experience
Love's labors( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores brain and body development during the infancy period between six months and three years. Examines improved coordination, increased mobility, the acquisition of language, and an emerging sense of self. Demonstrates that infants are active participants, instead of powerless beings
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores how parents' expectations and actions come to shape a child's character and behavior. Shows how the roots of future personality are present from birth, and how shyness and sociability have a distinct biological component
Childhood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
 
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Haines-Stiles, Geoff

Stiles, Geoffrey Haines-

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