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BFA Educational Media

Overview
Works: 2,487 works in 3,185 publications in 1 language and 7,219 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Drama  Television adaptations  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Short films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, prn, cn
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.45
Publication Timeline
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Publications about BFA Educational Media
Publications by BFA Educational Media
Most widely held works by BFA Educational Media
Black history : lost, stolen or strayed ( visu )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Shows how American historians have tended to ignore, downplay or improperly document several significant achievements by black Americans
Trifles by Martha Moran( visu )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Five people make a return visit to a Midwest farmhouse to solve a crime which was committed the day before. Designed to motivate reading
Discovering color by Paul Burnford( visu )
9 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Explains that colors differ in three ways: hue, value, and intensity. Discusses hues, pointing out that they are the names given to parts of the spectrum, that between the basic hues there are many in-between hues, that the value of any hue can be lightened or darkened by adding white or black, and that the intensity of any hue can be lowered, or dulled, by adding its complementary hue. Demonstrates the techniques of color mixing and explores the great variety of color which can be seen in the world around us
Jack London's To build a fire ( visu )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Jack London's short story dramatizing man's confrontation with nature, its beauty and its danger, in the Arctic regions
The cows of Dolo Ken Paye : resolving conflict among the Kpelle ( visu )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Discusses the coexistence of old customs and new economic practices and social structures in the Liberian village of Fokwele. Follows the "hot-knife" trial of a Kpelle farmer who wounded a cow descended from one belonging to former chieftain Dolo Ken Paye
The Lorax by Seuss( visu )
6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Presents the story from the book The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss. A fanciful tale with a serious theme: clean up the environment before it's too late
Ethnic dance around the world ( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of ethnic dances from the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Australia and stresses their social and cultural motivations. Includes festival dances, celebration dances, courtship dances, and dances for recreation. Helps viewers understand why people dance, why dancing and music in many parts of the world are very different, and the role of religion in ethnic dancing
Art and perception : learning to see ( visu )
5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Presents various paintings and explores city, country, and seashore environments to encourage viewers to look for the visual elements of color, line, light qualities, texture, and form
Discovering form in art by Paul Burnford( visu )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Discusses the five basic forms used in art: the sphere, cube, cone, cylinder, and pyramid. Also shows that distortions of the form, as found in nature, are useful to create impressions of form and motion
Annie and the Old One by Miska Miles( visu )
in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Live presentation of the book of the same title by Miska Miles about a Navajo girl who unravels a day's weaving on a rug whose completion she believes will mean the death of her grandmother
The little match girl by Fred Laderman( visu )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Presents an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's tale about a little girl who is sent out on a bitterly cold Christmas eve to sell her basket of matchsticks
Japan, an introduction : part 2 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Wind Rose ( visu )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Shows a mother telling her daughter of the love and tenderness that surrounded her conception and birth. Celebrates nature and the beauty of family life
What do plants do? : a first film ( visu )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Explores the world of plants. Discusses their composition, function and role in supporting human life
The Sneetches ( visu )
5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Points out that differences are only relative. Presents an animated cartoon about various kinds of sneetches, and shows that beneath their different kinds of bellies they are really quite alike. For elementary grades
The Alphabet dragon by David Christianson( visu )
in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Introduces the alphabet through the story of an alphabet dragon who rewards a poor farmer with a wish for every letter of the alphabet. Illustrates lowercase and uppercase letters and the use of words that begin with the letters
Why we have time zones by Peter Matulavich( visu )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Defines time zones and describes why they are important in our lives
Mechanics of life: Blood and circulation ( visu )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Uses X-ray photography and animation to describe how the human blood system is designed. Shows the composition of blood through microphotography, and discusses the role of each blood component
Mechanics of life: bones and joints ( visu )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Describes the skeletal construction of the human body. Notes that although a unity of pattern exists in the skeletal structures of vertebrates, each organism has developed a skeleton that provides support and allows movements needed for its particular life style
Reptiles : a first film ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Discusses the four types of reptiles, with special attention to where and how they live, their importance in the animal world, and their purpose
 
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controlled identity Bailey-Film Associates

BFA Educational Media
CBS. Inc. BFA Educational Media
Phoenix/BFA Films & Video. BFA Educational Media
Languages
English (77)
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