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Author: LeVar BurtonDavid M SchwartzEd WisemanTony JacobsBarry ShapiroAll authors
Publisher: Lincoln, NE : Distributed by GPN Educational Media, ©2003.
Series: Reading rainbow, 120.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A mathematical magician helps readers conceptualize a million, a billion, and a trillion. Other segments include: Really big numbers: LeVar explores ways of counting large numbers as he talks to people who share grouping and estimating techniques ; How crayons are made: a visit to the Crayola Crayon Factory shows how crayons are made and talk about the large number of crayons they handle in their jobs ; Football  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD (Digital video discs)
Children's films
Children's videos
Animated videos
Films
Juvenile works
Juvenile films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: LeVar Burton; David M Schwartz; Ed Wiseman; Tony Jacobs; Barry Shapiro; Lancit Media Productions.; Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.; WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.); Great Plains National (Firm)
OCLC Number: 54107187
Notes: Based on the book: How much is a million? / text by David M. Schwartz ; illustrations by Steven Kellogg : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books ; William Morrow & Company, c1985.
DVD release of the 1996 production.
Includes short reviews by children of the following books: One hundred hungry ants by Elinor J. Pinczes ; Only one by Marc Harshman ; How many stars in the sky? by Lenny Hort.
Credits: Associate producers: Kathy Kinsner, Marc Perry ; book art adapted & filmed by Take Ten, Inc., Dolezal Animation ; opening animation by Ovation Films, Inc.
Performer(s): Hosted by LeVar Burton ; book read by Nick Sullivan.
Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: How much is a million? --
Really big numbers --
How crayons are made --
Football estimation --
Book reviews.
Series Title: Reading rainbow, 120.
Other Titles: Reading rainbow (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced & written by Jill Gluckson ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino, LeVar Burton ; directed by Ed Wiseman, Tony Jacobs, Barry Shapiro.

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A mathematical magician helps readers conceptualize a million, a billion, and a trillion. Other segments include: Really big numbers: LeVar explores ways of counting large numbers as he talks to people who share grouping and estimating techniques ; How crayons are made: a visit to the Crayola Crayon Factory shows how crayons are made and talk about the large number of crayons they handle in their jobs ; Football estimation: a visit to Giants Stadium shows how vendors and stadium employees use estimation to prepare for game day.

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