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Summer Productions

Overview
Works: 319 works in 408 publications in 1 language and 6,517 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  History  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Wildlife television programs  Wildlife films 
Classifications: F234.J3, 973.21
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Publications about Summer Productions
Publications by Summer Productions
Most widely held works by Summer Productions
Jamestown ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Students explore the settlement of Jamestown through realistic reenactments filmed at actual historic locations
Plimoth Plantation ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Viewers learn about the people, daily life and culture in the original Plimouth Plantation of 1620, the first colonial settlement in southern New England
St. Augustine ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Viewers learn about St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest permanent European settlement in America, founded by Spanish explorers in 1565
Understanding : bacteria by Marijo Dowd( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Bacteria truly are on a rampage again. They've become immune to the best of our antibiotics, rendering once treatable infections deadly. And new strains have evolved, such as E. coli and the bizarre, flesh-eating group A strep. But bacteria do more than make us cringe: They can be helpful, aiding in meal digestion, air- and water-pollution control, and even the treatment of muscle disorders and wrinkles. Explore our uneasy relationship with these wily microbes, and come away with insights that will give your life sciences lesson plans a healthy shot in the arm
Understanding viruses by Jeanine I Butler( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
"Learn how viruses operate and how your immune system defends you"--Guide
The prince ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 116 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
Understanding : bacteria ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Bacteria truly are on a rampage again. They've become immune to the best of our antibiotics, rendering once treatable infections deadly. And new strains have evolved, such as E. coli and the bizarre, flesh-eating group A strep. But bacteria do more than make us cringe: They can be helpful, aiding in meal digestion, air- and water-pollution control, and even the treatment of muscle disorders and wrinkles. Explore our uneasy relationship with these wily microbes, and come away with insights that will give your life sciences lesson plans a healthy shot in the arm
The Interpretation of dreams ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 86 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
Plato's Republic ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 85 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 )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
Wonders of weather ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 77 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
Understanding: magnetism ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 76 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
Galileo's "Dialogue." ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 73 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
Human genome ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Learn about how scientists are discovering which human genes are responsible for specific human traits
The eye : structure and function ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 67 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--the eyelids, lashes, cornea, pupil, iris, retina, and even tears--help us perceive the world"--Container
8th Amendment : the death penalty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 64 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 63 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
Wolves at our door by Mose Richards( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Jim Dutcher and his wife Jamie lived with gray wolves for three years to make this documentary, and their work reveals complex social behavior never before captured on film. You'll observe the dominance of the pack's alpha male and the submissiveness of the omega wolf. You'll see the pack initiate new members, and witness the critical moment when the alpha selects a mate. Perhaps most incredible is the bond developed between the wolves and the Dutchers, who ultimately must move the pack to another reserve in order to keep them alive
Understanding ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Explores the power of genes for cloning and crime solving, and their use in creating genetically-altered animals
The Revolutionary War ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 58 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
 
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