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Cathedral by William R Cook( Visual )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the planning and construction of a magnificent Gothic cathedral in the imaginary French town of Beaulieu during the 13th century, in order to understand why and how the great cathedrals of Europe were built. Alternates between modern footage and animation
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an animated tale about a fictional thirteenth-century fortress and town built by King Edward I to subdue the rebellious Welsh. Includes live-action sequences in which David Macaulay explains the history and architecture that inspired the fictional castle
Pyramid by David Macaulay( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the process of building an ancient Egyptian pyramid and visit various historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II
Roman city by David Macaulay( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glories of Ancient Rome are explored in this Emmy Award-winning animated and live-action video. Roman City recounts life in Verbonia, a fictional city in Gaul. A well-planned town with all modern conveniences, Verbonia is threatened by conflict between conquerors and conquered. Macaulay also visits Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ostia, Nimes, Orange, and Rome, to view actual Roman architecture and engineering greatness
Origins : fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who would have predicted that a hot spot left over from the Big Bang would eventually lead to our galaxy, the solar system, the Earth, - and to us? Origins explores how the universe and our planet began amid chaos and eventually gave birth to the first stirrings of life. Join cutting-edge scientists on a voyage deep into the Earth to find analogs to the earliest life on our planet, and travel a million miles from Earth with a space probe designed to capture the earliest observable "snapshot" of the Big Bang. Then watch as astronomers test an ingenious new way to detect distant planets that may harbor life, and discover that every atom in our bodies, and practically every bit of matter in the Earth, was made in the heart of stars. Hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, Origins presents startling new findings that attempt to explain just how Earth, life, and the universe all began. - Container
Discovering Hamlet( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the week-by-week progress of the Company preparing to stage a production of Hamlet. The actors describe stage action and the characters they portray, and members of the technical crew discuss aspects of costuming, set design, lighting, and the problems of working with Shakespeare's 400-year-old text
Mill times( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This animated program centers on a small New England community similar to Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where Samuel Slater established America's first textile mill. Live action hosted by David Macaulay, takes viewers from Manchester, England, to Lowell, Massachusetts, explaining technological changes that transformed the making of textiles, a key component of the Industrial Revolution sweeping across Europe and America in the late 18th century
The David Macaulay series : tours of the world's most magnificent structures( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These documentary programs are based on Macaulay's book series: Pyramid, Castle, Cathedral, and City. The films combine location sequences and animation to illustrate construction methods of each of the subjects, and they include discussions of life in each period
David Macaulay's early civilizations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated tour of ancient architecture and early civilizations based on David Macaulay's book, CITY
Origins by Thomas Levenson( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back to the Beginning turns back the clock to the beginning of time to understand how a universe conducive to life materialised from the cataclysm know as the Big Bang. For centuries most astronomers assumed that the universe was eternal. Then, just forty years ago, two researchers stumbled on the cosmic echo of the Big Bang, the event that started it all. Scientists are still gleaning data from this all-pervasive microwave "whisper" from deep space. Back to the Beginning focuses on two teams racing to measure the echo in order to discern what actually happened during the Big Bang and how it was that the first stars, galaxies, and ultimately the universe we inhabit now, came to be. Where are the Aliens? explores the latest news in the search for extraterrestrial life and examines where rudimentary life might be hiding out in our solar system. Though scientists have been scanning the skies for radio traffic from extraterrestrial beings they have not yet found any signals. That's not to say there aren't alien civilisations or that simpler life forms such as bacteria don't exist beyond earth. But so far, nothing has turned up. And Tyson catches up with one of astronomy's most exciting recent breakthroughs: the discovery of the first planets to be found outside our solar system and the development of an ingenious technique for deciding whether or not they might be suitable for life
Origins. fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Origins: Where are the Aliens?, ' Tyson explores such provocative questions as: would "ETs" resemble us or the creatures of science fiction? Are there "aliens" already amongst us on Planet Earth--brainy creatures whose intelligence is very different from our own? And are planets on which life can flourish rare or common in our universe"--PBS Origins series' Web site
Pyramid school kit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains materials for teaching about the pyramids of ancient Egypt and the civilization that built them
Pyramid school kit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set of materials for teaching about the pyramids of ancient Egypt and the civilization that built them
Origins. [fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Origins: How Life Began, ' zeroes in on the mystery of exactly how it happened. Join the hunt for hardy microbes that flourish in the most unlikely places: inside rocks in a mine shaft two miles down, inside a cave dripping with acid as strong as a car battery's, and in noxious gas bubbles erupting from the Pacific ocean floor. The survival of these tough microorganisms suggests they may be related to the planet's first primitive life forms. Tyson deepens the search by investigating tantalizing and controversial chemical "signatures" of life inside three-billion-year-old rocks and meteorites found around the world"--PBS Origins series' Web site
Cathedral the story of its construction( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the 13th century cathedrals of France as religious and cultural centers of life. Includes cathedrals at Chartres, Reims, Amiens, Bouges, and Beauvais, as well as Notre-Dame de Paris and St. Denis. Animated portions inspired by Macaulay's line drawings trace the design and construction of an imaginary but historically accurate cathedral near Paris
The Middle Ages school kit( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CATHEDRAL's animated story is set in France in 1214, and tells the story of the construction of a Gothic cathedral. Like Castle, the actual story that is told is fictional, although it describes events, structures, and people that are characteristic of the period. As Notre Dame de Beaulieu (the cathedral in the story) grows, students will learn about the modes of life typical of the period, the relationships between the people and the church, the technologies that made it possible to construct buildings of spectacular height with wide expanses of glass, and the financing of such monuments. Again, the live action sequences provide historical background and give students a view of several grand cathedrals still standing today and still being used for their original purpose
Pyramid : the award winning Public Television program by David Macaulay( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful animation and live-action sequences tell the story of the planning and construction of the pyramid of Giza
Origins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Off-air recording of television program broadcast on December 27, 2004 and date copied on January 12, 2005 made by : Bundoora, Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library, OA 2004-422 & OA 2004-423
Back to the Beginning by Christiane Amanpour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Explores how the colossal forces of the early universe made it possible for habitable planets to develop. Begins with the discovery of the cosmic background radiation by Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson and tells how data from the COBE satellite, Anthony Readhead's Cosmic Background Imager, and the WMAP satellite provided a clear picture of the early universe. Explains how stars fuse hydrogen and helium to form the heavier elements up to iron and how supernova explosions form elements heavier than iron. Tells how successive generations of stars enrich the cosmic soup until it is capable of supporting life and how astronomers can detect elements in distant galaxies
Cathedral( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using live-action film and animation, the film illustrates the planning, building and cultural importance of the Gothic cathedral. The details of construction are graphically explained about the flying buttresses
 
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