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Jaguar Educational (Firm)

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Works: 147 works in 193 publications in 1 language and 756 library holdings
Genres: Instructional films  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Science films  Short films  Posters 
Classifications: Q175, 507.2
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Publications about Jaguar Educational (Firm)
Publications by Jaguar Educational (Firm)
Most widely held works by Jaguar Educational (Firm)
The roots of prejudice and intolerance ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Elucidating the psychology behind prejudicial thinking, this video examines the roots of prejudice, discusses its different forms, and distinguishes between prejudice and intolerance. It considers such corollary issues as bigotry, stereotyping, bias, discrimination and hate crime
The Human heart ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
An overview of the human heart and the way it functions, using drawings and interviews with medical personnel
The ultimate control center ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"This program explores voluntary and autonomic functions, the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and the network of nerves and other structures which make up the peripheral nervous system. Also discussed: the parts of the brain, the components of a neuron (dendrite, nucleus, and axon), as well as how signal impulses and synapses work. The program also touches on some possible problems with the system, including meningitis, Parkinson's disease, strokes and injuries"--Publisher's website
Overcoming prejudice and promoting tolerance ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Examines the roots of prejudice, discusses its different forms, and distinguishes between prejudice and intolerance
The six steps to study success ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
This video offers practical guidelines to effective study skills for students
Work skills and habits for job success ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
This video offers helpful guidelines and checklists for new employees who want to get off to a solid start in the real world of work. Using a combination of workplace scenarios, interviews with experts, and informative narration, the program provides valuable insight into the development of good work skills and habits
Amazing adventures inside the human body ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
An overview of the nervous system and the way it functions, using drawings and interviews with medical personnel
Scientific method ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
This videotape is an educational film which demonstrates the scientific method. The film provides a premise--what causes a skin rash--and then focuses on two hypotheses. One hypothesis is that the rash is caused by a vehicle's exhaust fumes. Professor Nick Collings of the University of Cambridge tests the effect of exhaust fumes on the ozone layer. School children experimenting with the taste of an apple are interspersed with examples of the scientific method. Another possible cause of a skin rash was pellagra. The film discusses how the cause and prevention of pellagra was discovered
Amazing adventures inside the human body ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
An overview of the respiratory system and the way it functions, using drawings and interviews with medical personnel
Take a deep breath! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
"This program takes a deep look into the importance of oxygen, the process of respiration and cellular respiration, and the important connection between the respiratory and circulatory systems. Animations help to illustrate the functions of the nose, larynx, pharynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs, as well as the role of the diaphragm. Experts discuss colds, asthma, emphysema, lung cancer and the detrimental effects of smoking on this delicate system"--Publisher's website
Overcoming prejudice and promoting tolerance ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
This video examines the roots of prejudice, discusses its different forms, and distinguishes between prejudice and intolerance
The nose knows : smelling and the nose ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Describes how the nose helps us to smell, taste, and breathe. Investigates the olfactory organs, as well as the importance of the nose in the respiratory systems. Presents an animated sequence that takes viewers through the olfactory system step-by-step, including illustrations of the parts of the nose, the nasal cavity, and the palate. Discusses the molecular structure of odors and how the brain interprets smells. Compares the human sense of smell to that of other animals
The portfolio : showcase your talents ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Professionals provide a definition of a portfolio, guidelines for assembling one, what to include, what to avoid, and how to keep your portfolio up-to-date. Includes information on how a portfolio is used to document work skills and samples, as well as the differences between "hard copy" and electronic portfolios. Features a discussion of what types of job search require a portfolio and how it can be used in career development as well as in interview situations
Recognizing unhealthy relationships ( visu )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A group of young people discusses warning signs of an unhealthy relationship, and most importantly, offers suggestions for getting out and seeking help. This video also includes factual information presented by psychologists and social workers
Amazing adventures inside the human body ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
An overview of the digestive system and the way it functions, using drawings and interviews with medical personnel
How sweet it is : tastes and tasting ( visu )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Provides an introduction to the sense of taste, as well as the role that smell plays in tasting. Covers topics such as basic tastes, the influence of temperature on flavor, how gustation works, and the important role of saliva in the tasting process. Describes factors that lead to the inability to taste and emphasizes the importance of caring for the tongue and taste buds
Overcoming prejudice and promoting intolerance ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
This video examines the roots of prejudice, discusses its different forms, and distinguishes between prejudice and intolerance
Go with the flow ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
This video explains and illustrates the systemic and pulmonary routes, the structure and function of the heart, the network of arteries and veins, as well as the different roles and components of blood. Other topics include blood pressure, anemia, leukemia, heart failure and heart attack, the effects of cocaine and smoking on the heart, and the vital role of exercise in maintaining a healthy heart
Seeing is believing : seeing and sight ( visu )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Examines the eye, the nature of light, and how the brain interprets images. Covers topics such as the parts of the eye, how the eye and the nervous system work together to provide sight, vision disorders such as color blindness, nearsightedness and cataracts, and safety tips for protecting the eye and maintaining good vision
Did you hear that? : sound and hearing ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Examines the process of hearing. Includes commentary from musicians, scientists, and ear specialists. Covers topics such as the parts of the ear, the mechanics of the hearing process, the properties of sound (intensity, frequency, and duration), the Doppler effect, why people hear differently, ear infections, and causes of and solutions to hearing loss
 
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