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Disney Educational Productions

Overview
Works: 1,273 works in 2,095 publications in 1 language and 79,282 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Music  Children's songs  Biography  Science films  Television programs  Animated television programs  Educational films 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: QA115, 537
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Publications about Disney Educational Productions
Publications by Disney Educational Productions
Most widely held works by Disney Educational Productions
Magnetism ( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
"Which attractive force propels the launch of Rock n' Roller coaster at Disney's Hollywood Studios? Magnetism! The Walt Disney Imagineers demonstrate how they use magnets of all types throughout Disney's theme parks ... Students will learn about the attraction and repulsion of opposite poles, magnetic fields and domains, and electromagnets."
Gravity ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
"What is the force that puts the thrill in thrill rides? Gravity, of course! One of the biggest challenges for Imagineers in designing theme park attractions, like Disney's Rockin' Roller Coaster and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, is figuring out the best way to work with-and sometimes against-gravity's constant 1G force. Learn to define gravity and explain the relationship between gravity, mass, and distance. Apply an understanding of forces to explain the feeling of weightlessness on a rollercoaster ride"--Container
Electricity ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 974 libraries worldwide
Safety Smart Science with Bill Nye the Science Guy explores the science of safety by going behind the scenes at Underwriters Laboratories and discovering how products that use electricity are tested to keep us safe. Learn the shocking truth about conductors and insulators and why electricity can be dangerous if you become part of the circuit
Friction ( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Here the Imagineers showcase how different types of friction - static, kinetic, and rolling - come into play when they're designing Disney's theme park rides and attractions. From rollercoaster wheels for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to the shape of a Disney Cruise Line ship's hull, the Imagineers can use tribology (the study of friction) to find ways to reduce drag
Science of Disney imagineering ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
"What bit of science do the Imagineers turn to when they want to make a splash? Fluids! In this DVD, the Imagineers demonstrate how they use fluids to their advantage in constructing rides and attractions like Grizzly River Run and The Seas with Nemo and Friends. Students will learn that a fluid is any substance that flows or moves easily due to its molecular make-up. They will also discover how fluid dynamics help us learn how fluids move and behave and also how fluids can be used to create mechanical advantage."--Container
Bill Nye the science guy ( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Bill Nye goes planet-gazing and takes a serious look at Jupiter's features, Earth's elliptical orbit, and the distances between planets. Cool home demo shows how to make Mars soil
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
"Thousands of earthquakes happen each year and Bill Nye the Science Guy trembles in his boots when he explains what causes them. In Earthquakes, find out what makes big pieces of the Earth's crust (the plates) move and what you should have on hand in case of a quake"--Container
Multiplication rock by Inc Scholastic Rock( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
A series of three-minute informational programs that teaches children about multiplication through lively songs and music. Each segment focuses on an individual number represented by its unique character
Water cycle ( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Did you know that most of the water on the planet is the same water that's been here since the Earth formed? In WATER CYCLE, Bill uses a whimsical model to demonstrate the phases of the water cycle: evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and collection
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
"In Storms, see what happens when huge masses of air collide. Destructive or not, storms benefit us. The tropical regions of the Earth would be too hot to inhabit--and the subpolar regions too cold -- if we didn't have hurricanes and typhoons to distribute the Earth's heat so efficiently."--Container
Ocean Life ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
In OCEAN LIFE, Bill goes underwater to talk about ocean ecosystems and the importance of small organisms such as coral, kelp, and plankton. Amazingly, these latter organisms are the food of huge whales, which gather them by straining thousands of tons of sea water through their mouths
The sun ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Bill presents information on solar flares, eclipses, sunspots, fusion, and solar energy, and visits a solar power farm near Sacramento, California
Science rock ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
Teaches children about human anatomy and physiology, electricity, energy sources, the solar system, and gravity through songs and music
Migration ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Follows several species to learn why and how animals, birds, and insects travel up to thousands of miles before returning
Bill Nye the Science Guy ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
In Food web, watch as Bill Nye becomes tangled in a complex food web in his quest to demonstrate that all living things depend on other living things to survive
The last lecture ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Randy Pausch, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University was asked to deliver a "Last Lecture" (a series designed to examine the final lessons the speaker would impart when facing their own mortality). For Randy the topic was anything but hypothetical - he had recently received a terminal cancer diagnosis. He delivered his lecture entitled: "Really achieving your childhood dreams" at Carnegie Mellon University on Sept. 18, 2007. Randy lost his cancer battle on July 25, 2008 but his legacy lives on through this "Last Lecture."
Motion ( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
"Bill Nye shows how everything needs a push or pull--a force--to make it move or stop. Sometimes an object might seem to be at rest even when it is actually in motion. Confused? It's all relative--relative motion, that is."--Container
Safety smart science with Bill Nye the Science Guy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Safety Smart Science with Bill Nye the Science Guy explores the science of safety by going behind the scenes at Underwriters Laboratories and discovering how products that use electricity are fire-tested to ensure they meet safety standards. By explaining the science of fire, including the roles heat, fuel, and oxygen play, Bill demonstrates how fire can be helpful as well as destructive
Do-it-yourself science by Bill Nye( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
In the first program, Bill Nye demonstrates how to tell pseudoscience from science; in the second program, he presents a variety of experiments the viewer can perform at home on a variety of topics
Schoolhouse rock! ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
Teaches children the different parts of speech through songs and music
 
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