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The Eye of the storm by William Peters( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award winning documentary records an innovative experiment in which a third-grade teacher divides her all-white class into "blue-eyes" and "brown-eyes," making each group superior or inferior on successive days. The program, shown on NOW, demonstrates the nature and effects of bigotry by showing changes brought about in their behavior and learning patterns
Critical thinking : how to evaluate information and draw conclusions( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to guide students toward reaching good conclusions, this program introduces the concept of "verbal maps", teaches the importance of considering the source of information, and dramatizes the traps of faulty reasoning
Myths and legends : mirrors of mankind( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will be facinated with this colorful program that focuses upon the myths and legends that were created to explain the nature of the universe and people's place in it. They'll learn that myths and legends often reflect a connection between the life cycles of man and nature. And, they'll see how modern artists and writers continue to create parallels to the myths and legends of the past
Vietnam : the war that divided America( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program focuses on how the war in Vietnam affected the American people, from pro- and anti-war protesters, to the difficult adjustment of returning veterans and former POWs. Details actual battles, the My Lai massacre, the evacuation of Saigon and the boat people's plight
Mythology Lives! Ancient Stories & Modern Literature( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program reacquaints students with stories of the past, points out their recurring themes and characters, and gives them a look at the modern day counterpart. Includes the triumph of good over evil (Superman), tragic love (Orpheus and Eurydice; Romeo and Juliet), innocence in peril (Little Red Riding Hood), and fatal beauty (Helen of Troy, Barbara Allen)
The Research paper made easy : from assignment to completion( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes the use of multiple skills in writing a research paper, including writing, reading, organizing, note taking, revising, and reasoning. Divides this task into 10 steps, most of which are reinforced by participation in class exercises
Learning to See & Understand: Developing Visual Literacy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how visual perception is influenced by personal experience, language, and society. Encourages the development of visual perceptiveness and expression
Interpreting the law : role of the Supreme Court( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the development of the Supreme Court and discusses court cases that have changed the world today. Shows how justices are selected, how the court is organized and how the court reaches a decision
Grammar, I found a dollar walking home : solving common sentence problems( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies and helps remedy run-on sentences, comma splices, sentence fragments, disagreement of subject and verb, and other common sentence problems
Mitosis and meiosis : how cells divide( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the chain of events that results in cell division. Through photomicrographs, demonstrates each phase of mitosis and meiosis
Writing as process : a step-by-step guide( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a four-step method for writing topical papers including getting started, gathering materials, writing a first draft, and revising and polishing
How to survive in school--using library resources and reference materials( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys basic library resources and instructs in the use of the card catalog and reference collection. Provides guidelines for the efficient organization of research
A picture's worth a thousand words : interpreting visual information by Eric Susch( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a series of still images with narration designed to demonstrate how visual images, including seemingly objective images such as photographs, maps, and charts, present only a partial, and usually biased, view of reality
Classicism and romanticism : the sober and the sublime( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the movements of Classicism and Romanticism are expressions of man's needs for form, pattern, and security, as well as his desire for change, fantasy, and feeling. Includes illustrations of works of art and excerpts from literature and music
How to survive in school--note-taking and outlining skills( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to take notes and organize them into various outline forms
The Bible as literature : in the beginning was the word by Title( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Bible and the way it deals with fundamental, universal questions and truths. Explores how concrete, commonplace details of life are used to express humanity's most profound ideas and feelings. Shows that non-Biblical works of literature and art often echo the themes presented in the Bible
School survival skills : how to study effectively( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to manage study time in relationship to other obligations, and suggests methods of more effective study. For junior high and high school
Shakespeare is alive and well in the modern world( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates how modern directors and actors use new staging approaches to help the audience experience Shakespeare's plays as universal human drama
Science fiction: Jules Verne to Ray Bradbury( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how science fiction continues to frighten and entertain readers but is being taken more seriously. Distinguishes between science fiction and fantasy
Poetry Of Rock: A Reflection Of Human Values( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the lyrics of rock music are the popular poetry of modern times, reflecting changing social values. Compares the office and techniques of the traditional poet and the rock poet
 
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