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Author: Andrew Schlessinger; Ray Messecar; Kevin Bott; Schlessinger Media.; Top Dog Media (Firm)
Publisher: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, 2005.
Series: Greek mythology for students.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Animation : Elementary and junior high school : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts a few of the tales that the ancient Greeks and Romans composed around star formations as they searched for clues about life here on Earth. Presents the tale of the great hunter Orion and explains his placement in the heavens, along with his faithful hunting dogs and the animals he hunted, and who hunted him. In addition, students learn of the origins of the bear constellations Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Animated films
Juvenile works
Children's films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Juvenile films
Películas cinematográficas juveniles
Named Person: Apollo, (Deity); Artemis, (Greek deity); Zeus, (Greek deity); Andromeda, Princess daughter of Cepheus King of Ethiopia (Mythological character); Andromeda, Princess daughter of Cepheus King of Ethiopia (Mythological character); Apollo, (Deity); Artemis, (Greek deity); Zeus, (Greek deity)
Material Type: Animation, Elementary and junior high school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Schlessinger; Ray Messecar; Kevin Bott; Schlessinger Media.; Top Dog Media (Firm)
ISBN: 1417102543 9781417102549
OCLC Number: 60655152
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue; closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: chapter select, discussion questions & activities.
Credits: Director of photography, Cosimo Scianna ; video editing & graphics, Elements Post [and others] ; music, Bruce H. Zimmerman.
Performer(s): Live-action host, Kevin Bott.
Target Audience: Grades 4-8.
Description: 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 pages ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD; all region, NTSC.
Contents: The myth of Orion --
The myth of Callisto --
The myth of Andromeda.
Series Title: Greek mythology for students.
Responsibility: a production of Schlessinger Media ; executive producer, Andrew Schlessinger ; executive producer/writer, Ray Messecar ; director, Ray Messecar ; [produced and directed by] Top Dog Media Incorporated.

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Recounts a few of the tales that the ancient Greeks and Romans composed around star formations as they searched for clues about life here on Earth. Presents the tale of the great hunter Orion and explains his placement in the heavens, along with his faithful hunting dogs and the animals he hunted, and who hunted him. In addition, students learn of the origins of the bear constellations Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, and of the vanity that put a queen named Cassiopeia high into the heavens.

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