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Hawkhill Associates

Overview
Works: 323 works in 975 publications in 1 language and 5,685 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Children's films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QH367, 576.8
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Most widely held works by Hawkhill Associates
Cloning : how and why by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents some of the details of cloning techniques and identifies implications of what this technology might mean in the future. Also looks at stem cell research and the ethics of this research
Stem cells by Renato Dulbecco( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes viewers inside James Thomson's laboratory at the University of Wisconsin where stem cells were first cultured. Shows what stem cells are, how they are cultured, and why they offer such potential for the future of our health and welfare. Addresses both scientific and ethical issues. Includes interviews with pioneers in stem cell technology and stem cell ethics
The Atom by David L Goodstein( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one traces the history of the atom from ancient Greek times to the present day. Part two presents an outline picture of late twentieth-century concepts of the atom
The gene by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one dramatizes the history of genetic research from Gregor Mendel to modern recombinant DNA. Part two outlines the basic picture scientists have today of what a gene is and how it operates within living cells. Includes material on genetic engineering and cloning
Chemical cycles in the biosphere( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps students develop a basic understanding of the cycling of chemicals in the earth's biosphere. New computer graphics and video footage from around the world show how chemicals cycle within the biosphere. Emphasized are the oxygen-carbon dioxide cycle, the nitrogen cycle, the water cycle, and how toxic chemicals affect the biosphere
Global warming : hype or hazard? by Robert Rohde( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the science, the politics and the uncertainties about global warming, one of the most important and controversial science and societal issues today
Ecosystems by I. G Simmons( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the varying approaches to ecology from Thoreau's naturalist tradition to the scientific views of Darwin and Odum. Looks at conflicts between developers and conservationists, and the controversies surrounding ecology and ethics today. Shows the relationship of living things to their environment in various ecosystems and how energy is exchanged through the chain of producers, consumers, and decomposers
Toxic wastes( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a historical and ecological perspective on the vexing toxic waste dilemma. Includes contemporary and archival photographs, art prints, and graphic examples
The human genome project by Charles R Cantor( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion on the project to determine the sequence of the structure of all of the DNA of humans
Women in science by Dinah L Moché( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the contributions of women in science from historical and contemporary viewpoints. Looks at opportunities for women in science today in the fields of biology, physics, geology, chemistry, and other areas
Nuclear power by Bernard Leonard Cohen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 is a historical overview of nuclear power use during war and peacetime. Part 2 focuses on the controversial use of nuclear power today and in the future
Scientific methods and values( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one presents a survey of the methods and values of scientists through the ages, with special attention to Ionian Greece, Renaissance Italy, and modern 19th- and 20th-century revolutions. Part two outlines scientific methods and values of today
The origin of species : creationism and evolution( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Charles Darwin visited the Amazonian rainforest and the Galapagos Islands in 1835 he, as well as most of the scientific community of his day, believed in creationism. Visit these same sites today to see why scientists abandoned the theory of special creation and replaced it with the theory of evolution by natural selection. Unlike most programs on evolution, this one does not flinch from explaining clearly and convincingly why creationism was rejected by the scientific community. The program also explains the differences between fact and theory in science; shows how there are lively differences about details of evolution theory; shows why sciences today from astronomy to nuclear physics use the idea of evolutionary change as basic to their on-going work
Radiation by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the history of the discovery of radiation, and explains the difference between radiation that is ionizing and radiation that is not, and between electromagnetic radiation and nuclear radiation
The soul of science by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the story of science on all continents, stressing the great turning points for science and society in the Renaissance and in the 19th and 20th centuries. Pt. 1 features the birth of science and tells the story of science beginning on all continents, with special attention to ancient Ionian Greece. Pt. 2 follows the rebirth of science in the Renaissance when men like Galileo, Copernicus, and Isaac Newton forever changed the way we look at the world and the universe. Pt. 3 shows how the scientific vision expanded into Europe and North America, including the Industrial Revolution born in England's midlands and Charles Darwin as he wrote On the origin of species by natural selection. Pt. 4 moves into the 20th century when scientists like Einstein, Curie, Bohr, Crick and Watson led the way to the profound changes in today's world
Populations on earth( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the world overpopulated? Will population continue to explode in the coming century or will it level off as it did after the agricultural revolution? This program presents many sides using new year-2000 video footage from China, India and Europe
The biosphere by Hubbard Scientific Company( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended to "bridge the gap between science and the humanities," this program highlights the connections within the universe
Energy and society( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program for understanding our modern world. How all lives connect in the world through science, technology and society
Evolution by Lucile Hadzihalilovic( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces scientific thought through the ages down to Darwin's published theories and the subsequent controversy that exists even today. Explores the concept of natural selection, presents a condensed plant and animal time frame, and provides evidence supporting the evolutionary theory
Natural resources by Spencer Thomas( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one traces the controversy over natural resource shortages, considers whether there are limited quantities of natural resources and if the human creation of wealth can continue indefinitely. Part two focuses on the roles of human need and ingenuity in determining whether a resource is sought and utilized, shows how these human ingredients are the keys to alleviating shortages and abuse of natural resource reserves now and in the future
 
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