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Oregon Public Broadcasting

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Works: 1,574 works in 2,488 publications in 1 language and 76,250 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Children's films  Nonfiction television programs  History  Juvenile works  Educational films  Nature television programs  Children's television programs  Documentary films  Science television programs 
Roles: prn, Producer, brd
Classifications: QE522, 612
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Publications about Oregon Public Broadcasting
Publications by Oregon Public Broadcasting
Most widely held works about Oregon Public Broadcasting
 
Most widely held works by Oregon Public Broadcasting
Eyewitness volcano by Mick Jackson( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,600 libraries worldwide
Explores the causes and effects of volcanoes and earthquakes, including both historical and recent occurrences from around the world. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Dinosaur by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
Students will gain an understanding of the Jurassic and Mesozoic era through study of paleontology, dinosaur entomology, theories of extinction and dinosaur physiology
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,529 libraries worldwide
A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
The rape of Europa ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,184 libraries worldwide
Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how during World War II the Nazis systematically took or destroyed the art of Europe. It follows the heroic Europeans who first hid, and then set out to find and return what had been taken, with the help of the Allied forces "Monuments Men". It is work that continues to this day
Prehistoric life by Dorling Kindersley Vision( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
This program explores Earth's age, uncovers fossils and traces evolution through the geological time periods. It also examines continental drift, studies cockroaches, early communication, and the role of mass extinctions throughout history
Raising Cain : exploring the inner lives of America's boys by Michael Thompson( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Two of the country's leading child psychologist identiy the social and emotional challenges that boys encounter in school and show how parents can help boys cultivate awarness, giving them the support to navigate the social pressures of youth
Jerusalem : center of the world ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
The story of the world's most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city's Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities. Covering a history of over 4,000 years, the film explores the founding of the city, and the birth and convergence of the world's three major monotheistic religions, and the key events in Jerusalem's history as described in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, the Talmud, the Hagaddah, the Koran, and the Hadith. Highlights include: Mount Moriah, the site of the First and Second Temples; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Dome of the Rock; and the Western Wall
Human machine (Bodyzone) ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
One of an 8-part series of adventures in a virtual science museum. This segment investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Discusses what it requires for survival and describes its intricate systems. Shows how a network of signals enables us to breathe, see, hear and digest food. Examines circulation. Looks at the function of organs and cells. Shows how the brain organizes its information
The meth epidemic ( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,114 libraries worldwide
Investigates the meth rampage in America: the appalling impact on individuals, families and communities, and the difficult of controlling an essential ingredient in meth - ephedrine and pseudoephedrine - sold legally in over-the-counter cold remedies
Cat ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
Follows the fascinating and ancient journey of these mysterious and adored animals from the African Savanna to the modern home. Investigates evolution, anatomy, habitat, behavior and more
Kingdom of David : the saga of the Israelites ( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,098 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Israelites and the creaton of the world's first monotheistic religion
The sixties : the years that shaped a generation ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
This documentary features interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Messe III and Bobby Seale
Dog by Eddie Adcock Band( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
"Discover the wolf connections that give dogs their hunting, courting, mating, amd social traits, and find out what a dog's life is really all about."--Box
Affluenza ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
"A fascinating look at one of the greatest social maladies of our time: overconsumption and materialism. Hosted by National Public Radio's Scott Simon, the program explores both the comical and sobering aspects of our consumerism and its enormous impact on families, communities and the environment. With the help of historians and archival film, Affluenza reveals the forces that have dramatically transformed us from a nation that prizes thriftiness - with strong beliefs in 'plain living and high thinking' - into the ultimate consumer society"--Container
Superheroes : a never-ending battle ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its progenitors, as well as the evolution of the characters that leapt from the pages over the last 70 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these 'disposable diversions' were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation of a multi-billion-dollar industry
Triumph of the nerds by Robert X Cringely( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 768 libraries worldwide
Covers the pioneering years of the PC revolution during the mid-1970's in Silicon Valley (1st work). Explains how the PC industry came of age in the 1980's. Interviews Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple Computer and Bill Gates of Microsoft (2nd work). Looks at changes in the PC industry during the 1990's and their impact on the future. Discusses the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the Internet (3rd work)
Natural disasters ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 726 libraries worldwide
Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent
Rainforest (Jungle) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
Experience the sites and sounds of the jungle as you journey through the rainforests of the world. Students will learn about pollination, propagation and photosynthesis and meet diverse creatures that inhabit these regions
Reptile ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
"Experience the alien world of these cold-blooded vertebrates, learning the truth about these often misunderstood creatures and uncovering reptilian facts that are stranger then fiction."--Box
Rick Steves' Austria & the Alps 2000-2007 ( visu )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
All 5 half-hour shows on Austria and the Alps, filmed entirely on location
 
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