Coronet/MTI Film and Video
Most widely held works by Coronet/MTI Film and Video
Galileo the challenge of reason ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
After showing Galileo's experiments, the film dramatizes the conflict between Galileo's new scientific thinking and the Church's authority. Although in the end Galileo recants, it is his view which is to dominate the West in succeeding centuries.
How babies get made ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Examines the processes by which embryos develop from single cells into complex organisms and the efforts of scientists to discover the cellular and genetic mechanisms that account for both normal and abnormal embryological development.
The Music school. Almos' a man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
In the 1st work: "Examines a writer's struggle to find focus in his life as he searches for form and harmony in an environment where religion conflicts with technology and social change"--Container. In the 2nd work: "The search for dignity is the theme of this powerful story of a youth's passage from boyhood to manhood"--Container.
The mystery of animal pathfinders ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Examines the migratory behavior of animal species ranging from bacteria to trumpeter swans.
The Genetic gamble ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Examines current research and prospects for the future of the controversial gene therapy. Medical scientists describe the need for gene therapy in treating patients suffering from various diseases caused by genetic disorders. Also explores the legal ramifications of genetic engineering.
Decoding the book of life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Looks at the controversial genome project whose goal is to determine the location and makeup of individual genes in the human genome.
Bernice bobs her hair. Soldier's home ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
In the 1st work: "Bernice goes from frumpy to stunning, soon outstripping her more popular cousin who takes revenge"--Container. In the 2nd work: "The story of Harold, a soldier who returns home from World War I to find that he has outgrown his old life"--Container.
Paul's case ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Story about a romantic young man who drops out of high school in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh and journeys to New York City.
Brown v. the Board of Education ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Presents the historical background of the Brown case through which the Supreme Court declared segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional. Dramatizes the actual arguments presented in this landmark case.
We know where you live ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Computers have enabled unsolicited advertising and other gimmicks such as personalization to more effectively generate junk mail to millions of Americans.
China in revolution ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Recounts the 38 years between 1911 and 1949, during which China was transformed from a centuries-old empire into the world's largest Communist state. It was a transformation that affected hundreds of millions of people.
Breaking the attitude barrier learning to value people with disabilities ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Addresses common myths, fears, and stereotypes about people with disabilities. Looks at employment barriers that have prevented people with disabilities from being hired, promoted, and accepted into the workforce. Shows how one organization is sensitizing its workforce.
Adrift on the Gulf Stream ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Describes the Gulf Stream's impact on man since the time of Columbus and the trends in modern study of North Atlantic Ocean currents, including the use of oceanographic instruments and computer mapping techniques, and their aid to understanding ocean-atmospheric interaction.
The Big spill ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Examines the oil spill of Exxon Valdez and what research is being done in the area of clean up technology.
The KGB, the computer and me ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Astronomer-turned computer scientist, Clifford Stoll traced a 75-cent error to an international computer espionage ring by using the scientific method.
Booker ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Documents the early life of Booker T. Washington, one of America's leading Black historical figures. Shows his struggle for freedom and educational opportunity during the closing days of the Civil War and its aftermath.
What is music ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Explores the scientific understanding of music in terms of complex sounds generated, musical style and timing, and the interaction of the mind and music.
Education in America the nineteenth century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
"Discuss the development of free public school systems from the Northwest Ordinance to 1900 includes the westward movement; the change to secular education; the influence of American textbooks; the rise and decline of the district school; the struggle of tax support and state control; the contributions of Daniel Webster, William McGuffrey; Gideon Hawley, and Horace Mann; the effect of the Civil War; compulsory attendence laws; and the rise of teacher training institutions."
The Americans with Disabilities Act new access to the workplace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Examines the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) through workplace interviews and dramatic vignettes, and explains how the law affects employers and procedures to implement it.
Can AIDS be stopped ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Discusses the disease, AIDS. Explains how the retrovirus HTLV III works to destroy the body's immunity. Discusses how the disease AIDS is transmitted, research regarding the disease, and ways to prevent it.
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