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Magic Lantern Communications Ltd

Overview
Works: 911 works in 981 publications in 1 language and 1,117 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Juvenile works  Children's films  Drama  Claims  Educational films  Short films  Personal narratives 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: HQ1154, 331.4
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Publications about Magic Lantern Communications Ltd
Publications by Magic Lantern Communications Ltd
Most widely held works by Magic Lantern Communications Ltd
Letter from Wingfield farm ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A one-man play describing the adventures and misadventures of Walt Wingfield, a stock broker turned farmer, whose eternal optimism is constantly challenged by the problems of life in the country as he tries to combine Bay Street corporate strategy with farming
The double shift ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Focuses on working women who must juggle priorities both inside and outside the home
Living and learning with FAS ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of FAS children at the preschool, primary and young adult levels. Topics for educators include: characteristics of FAS, assessment and diagnosis, the Infant Development Program in B.C., education planning, career and skills training. Also deals with parental concerns
Inspector Gadget's field trip ( visu )
10 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Join Inspector Gadget as he visits Greece. Tour the Acropolis and explore the Parthenon, Temple of Athena Nike, Erechtheion, and Proplea. Learn about the Greek gods and goddesses. Travel to the ancient marketplace, the Agora. Explore the five most visited islands of Greece: Mykonos, Ion, Paros, AntiParos, and Naxos. Visit Amorgos and see the Khozoviotissa, a monastery built into the side of the cliffs. Ont the island of Lesbos, watch the process as olives go from tree to olive oil. Visit the site of the first Olympic Games, and see the Temples of Zeus and Hera where the Olympic flame is still lit
Faces of culture ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Features dramatic and unique film footage from around the world, embracing cultures from all continents, highlighting major lifestyles, and illustrating human adaptation from the beginnings of the human species to the present
Child development : stepping stones ( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the physical development of children during the play years. Between the ages of two and five, children's bodies slim down and elongate. Their gross and fine motor skills are much improved. Children at this age can dress themselves and demonstrate improved coordination
Date rape : a question of trust ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The fabric of this program is formed by accounts of rape as told by several young women. Woven into their stories of stark honesty a discussion group of young men and women talk about sex, rape, trust, responsibility, the meaning of "no", and the angst of young women who, by nature of their gender, must always be circumspect in their relationships. This program does not provide answers, but clearly identifies the murky personal and societal issues and the challenges presented by this persistent problem
Working in bear country : for industrial managers, supervisors, and workers ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This video is the consensus opinion of leading experts on working safely in grizzly and black bear country. Provides information to help reduce human injuries and property damage from grizzly and black bears throughout North America
Staying safe in bear country : [a behavioral-based approach to reducing risk] = En sécurité au pays des ours ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This video provides information to help reduce human injuries and property damage from grizzly and black bears throughout North America. It will increase your knowledge of bear behavior and help you prevent bear encounters and attacks
How does science add to knowledge? ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Highlights the classic, Baconian inductivist view that grew out of the Scientific Revolution and the challenges posed by Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn. Includes consideration of Kuhn's views about the role that paradigm theories play in scientific revolutions
Does science give us truth? ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Examines the correspondence theory, the coherence theory, and the pragmatist theory of truth. Looks at how conflicts between these theories have carried over into realist vs. anti-realist views of science, including the Einstein-Bohr debate about quantum mechanics
Playing and learning ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Originally a college course based on the textbook The Developing Person by Kathleen Stassen Berger. Features information on how preschoolers think and compares the theories of Jean Piaget and Leo Vygotsky
The age of reason ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
During the school years, new cognitive skills emerge as children pass into a new phase of their cognitive development, often identified as the age of reason. This video lesson discusses how school-age children's thought processes become more sophisticated, more logical, and based in reality. In many countries, formal education begins at age six or seven. The video lesson discusses the cognitive stage that Jean Piaget called concrete operational thought. School-age children use complex language and they become capable of moral reasoning. The lesson explores Lawrence Kohlberg's theory of moral reasoning and considers the criticisms of this theory. The last segment discusses school children's use of code-switching and considers the implications of total immersion, bilingual education, ESL programs, and other ways of learning more than one language
Bully POV ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Four bullies tell 21 what motivates them and why they intimidate others, including one former bully who explains why he stopped
One year later by Sheila Jordan( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"We visit the disputed sacred land, the pines, and find out the Mohawk perspective on the Oka crisis. Interviews with Ellen Gabriel, Monique Landry and Andrew Delisle"--Container
Chemistry and the environment ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"Considers the challenges that the chemical world presents to chemists and society, as well as the risks and benefits, the problems and solutions that chemistry poses to our global environment. Highlights: the planet as a closed system, cost benefit idea, chemical waste dumps, methods of cleaning up, and waste reduction."--Magic Lantern Web site
Child development : stepping stones ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the cognitive development that occurs during the first two years in life. This period of development is referred to in Piaget's cognitive theory as the sensorimotor stage. Students learn that it is at this time that babies learn about their world through their senses, by touching, feeling, hearing, and experiencing
What is human nature? ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Contrasts traditional Greek and Judeo-Christian views of human nature with post-Darwinian and existential views
The Mole ( visu )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
With examples ranging from small laboratory tests to large scale industrial processes, Roald Hoffman shows how the concept of the mole is used by chemists to calculate precise amounts of reactants
Social institutions : religion, family and economics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Discussing the functions of social institutions in meeting society's needs and goals, this video examines religion, the family, and economic systems."--Insight Media website
 
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