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Summer Productions

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Works: 282 works in 407 publications in 2 languages and 6,957 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc 
Classifications: F68, 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 545 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 545 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 374 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 264 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 )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 158 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 139 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 128 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
U.S. geography the Midwest ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 111 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
Plato's Republic ( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 100 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 and 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
Wonders of weather ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 88 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
Amazing materials properties of matter ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
Understanding: magnetism ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates how the force of magnetism is indispensible in modern technology and also to animals which navigate based on the Earth's magnetic field. Discusses how magnetism was discovered, and how magnetic fields block harmful solar radiation
Designer babies ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 80 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?
Human genome ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Learn about how scientists are discovering which human genes are responsible for specific human traits
8th Amendment the death penalty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 71 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
Pediatrics ( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The pediatrics unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is the focus of this episode of the series, Nurses, as the viewer gets a first-hand look at the daily routine of 3 nurses. Each nurse comments on why they became nurses, why they chose pediatrics, and discusses the pros and cons of working with children and teenagers
Wolves at our door ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 69 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 volcanoes ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 66 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
The great Gatsby ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A study of F. Scott Fitzgerald's book, The great Gatsby. Gatsby explores the uniquely American possibilities that allow individuals to remake themselves. Though set in the 1920s, the novel's focus on the worship of money and power, of youth and success, make it as relevant now as when it was written. Includes re-enactment footage intercut with scenes from the 1974 film Gatsby, starring Robert Redford. Interviews with experts and dramatic narrative explore the complexity of the novel's characters
Understanding ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Explores the power of genes for cloning and crime solving, and their use in creating genetically-altered animals
 
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