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Summer Productions

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Works: 288 works in 442 publications in 2 languages and 6,835 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  History  Educational films  Children's television programs  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Internet videos  Historical films  Songs and music 
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Publications about Summer Productions
Publications by Summer Productions
Most widely held works by Summer Productions
Animal holiday ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Santa answers a whole sackful of kid's questions about animals who like to live in cold places. Penguins, whales, reindeer and walruses lend a hand with the answers as they sing along with their own versions of Christmas songs
Jamestown by Yale University Press Film Service( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
Students explore the settlement of Jamestown through realistic reenactments filmed at actual historic locations
Plimoth Plantation ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Blast back in time to visit the original Plimoth Plantation of 1620 and learn about daily life and culture, the roles of Pilgrim men and women, the voyage of the Mayflower and the importance of the Mayflower Compact
St. Augustine by Piero( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Viewers learn about St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest permanent European settlement in America, founded by Spanish explorers in 1565
Understanding : bacteria ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
This program will assist students in learning about bacteria and how it has evolved and the impact it has on human life
The prince by Rennie Ellis( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A study of Niccolò Machiavelli's book, The prince. This video compares the crumbling of medieval order of Machiavelli's time with modern politics and includes interviews with Henry Kissinger, Senator Gary Hart, Roger Masters, Riccardo Bruscagli and others. Includes reenactments from Machiavelli's life, period artwork, and location footage
The Interpretation of dreams ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
A study of Sigmund Freud's book, The interpretation of dreams. Through a series of dream sequence reenactments, this program reveals the complexities of the human condition which Freud scrutinized. It also attempts to decipher Freud's chart of the unconscious and examines Freud's life story
Understanding viruses by Jeanine Isabel Butler( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
"Learn how viruses operate and how your immune system defends you"--Guide
Wonders of weather ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
"Terrifying tornadoes, horrifying hurricanes, hailstones as big as basketballs! The weather is a constant source of amazement, amusement, and wonder. From the jet stream to the Gulf Stream, discover where the weather comes from, and why."--The back cover
Plato's Republic by David Roochnik( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Plato's Republic has intrigued, provoked, appalled and inspired readers since he wrote it in Athens 2,400 years ago. Plato has been called the father of philosophy, the first feminist, a revolutionary amd the original idealist. His concepts of psychology, logic and politics are dramatized with scenes from The Republic, including the Allegory of the Cave, and explained by scholars and experts
Amazing materials : properties of matter ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
Understanding: magnetism by Inc.) Fa xian chuan bo gong si; (Discovery Communications( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"In this program we explore magnetism and discover how we would not have music as we know and experience it today. We would not have computers, motor vehicles, compasses, MRI scans. Magnetism literally shapes our modern-day world. We learn how magnetic forces were first discovered and how magnetism affects both humans and other animals. We explore the role of magnetism in computers, audio recording, medicine, travel and much more"--Container
The Human genome by Kenji Kikue( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Learn about how scientists are discovering which human genes are responsible for specific human traits
Galileo's "Dialogue." ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
A study of Galileo's Dialogue in which he asserted that the Earth was not the center of the universe. Galileo was jailed for heresy for contradicting the traditional teachings of the medieval Church. The video traces the background of the Dialogue, from the Copernican view that the sun is the center of the universe, to the trial of Galileo before the Holy Office. The profound conflicts between science and theology unfold in dramatic re-enactments
Designer babies ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Examines the growing field of human reproduction technology. Now it is possible to choose a babies gender, and to screen embryos for potential diseases, but what happens when the technology can be used to predetermine a child's size and intelligence? Will science answer the ethical questions that arise?
The eye : structure and function ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
It is a window to our emotions, and some say, to the soul. Explore the complexities of the human eye. Learn how its delicate mechanisms - eyelids, lashes, cornea, pupil, iris and even tears - help us perceive the world
The Revolutionary War by Simitar (Firm)( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Colonial patriots, protesting against English taxes, dump barrels of tea into Boston Harbor. The Revolutionary War begins, but it was ignited by more than taxes and tea. Discover the roots of the American Revolution and relive battles between the rebels and the Redcoats as the colonies fight for freedom
8th Amendment : the death penalty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"Travel to Huntsville, Texas, the execution capital of the world and the frontline of one of America's most polarizing political issues--the death penalty. Listen as protesters and supporters discuss capital punishment. Learn the history of the death penalty in the U.S., and follow the account of a death row inmate's final hours"--Container
Understanding : volcanoes ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Studies the forces that work to create a volcano, visits people whose lives center around real-life towering infernoes, and examines the history of volcano study. Has two segments with answer and resources statements at the end of each part
U.S. geography : the Midwest ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Formed by geologic event millions of years ago, the Midwest was once a sea of grass. Today the prairies of America's heartland provide food for millions. Includes discussion questions at the beginning and end of each segment
 
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Spanish (1)
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