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BFA Educational Media

Overview
Works: 2,493 works in 3,206 publications in 1 language and 7,173 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Short films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Stories in rhyme  Fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, prn, cn
Classifications: E185, 791.433
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Most widely held works by BFA Educational Media
Black history : lost, stolen or strayed( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how American historians have tended to ignore, downplay or improperly document several significant achievements by black Americans
Trifles by Martha Moran( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five people make a return visit to a Midwest farmhouse to solve a crime which was committed the day before. Designed to motivate reading
The Sneetches( Visual )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Points out that differences are only relative. Presents an animated cartoon about various kinds of sneetches, and shows that beneath their different kinds of bellies they are really quite alike. For elementary grades
Discovering color by Paul Burnford( Visual )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1978 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that colors differ in three ways: hue, value, and intensity. Discusses hues, pointing out that they are the names given to parts of the spectrum, that between the basic hues there are many in-between hues, that the value of any hue can be lightened or darkened by adding white or black, and that the intensity of any hue can be lowered, or dulled, by adding its complementary hue. Demonstrates the techniques of color mixing and explores the great variety of color which can be seen in the world around us
Jack London's To build a fire( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Jack London's short story dramatizing man's confrontation with nature, its beauty and its danger, in the Arctic regions
The Lorax by Seuss( Visual )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story from the book The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss. A fanciful tale with a serious theme: clean up the environment before it's too late
The cows of Dolo Ken Paye : resolving conflict among the Kpelle( Visual )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the coexistence of old customs and new economic practices and social structures in the Liberian village of Fokwele. Follows the "hot-knife" trial of a Kpelle farmer who wounded a cow descended from one belonging to former chieftain Dolo Ken Paye
Ethnic dance around the world( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Présente des exemples de danses ethniques des Amériques, d'Asie, d'Afrique, d'Europe et d'Australie tout en examinant les motivations sociales et culturelles de ces danses
Discovering form in art by Paul Burnford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1979 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the five basic forms used in art: the sphere, cube, cone, cylinder, and pyramid. Also shows that distortions of the form, as found in nature, are useful to create impressions of form and motion
Art and perception : learning to see( Visual )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents various paintings and explores city, country, and seashore environments to encourage viewers to look for the visual elements of color, line, light qualities, texture, and form
Annie and the Old One by Miska Miles( Visual )

in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live presentation of the book of the same title by Miska Miles about a Navajo girl who unravels a day's weaving on a rug whose completion she believes will mean the death of her grandmother
Japan, an introduction : part 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little match girl by Fred Laderman( Visual )

5 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's tale about a little girl who is sent out on a bitterly cold Christmas eve to sell her basket of matchsticks
Wind Rose( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows a mother telling her daughter of the love and tenderness that surrounded her conception and birth. Celebrates nature and the beauty of family life
The Alphabet dragon by David Christianson( Visual )

in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the alphabet through the story of an alphabet dragon who rewards a poor farmer with a wish for every letter of the alphabet. Illustrates lowercase and uppercase letters and the use of words that begin with the letters
What do plants do? : a first film( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the world of plants. Discusses their composition, function and role in supporting human life
Why we have time zones by Peter Matulavich( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines time zones and describes why they are important in our lives
Mechanics of life: Blood and circulation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses X-ray photography and animation to describe how the human blood system is designed. Shows the composition of blood through microphotography, and discusses the role of each blood component
Mechanics of life: bones and joints( Visual )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the skeletal construction of the human body. Notes that although a unity of pattern exists in the skeletal structures of vertebrates, each organism has developed a skeleton that provides support and allows movements needed for its particular life style
Dr. Seuss on the loose( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three cartoon stories which help children understand how people behave. Illustrates the pressure to conform, the inevitability of change, and resistance to something new. For elementary grades
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBailey-Film Associates

BFA Educational Media

CBS. Inc. BFA Educational Media

Phoenix/BFA Films & Video. BFA Educational Media

Languages
English (80)