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Issembert Productions

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Works: 68 works in 197 publications in 1 language and 7,818 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Educational films  Biography  Juvenile works  History  Biographical television programs  Documentary television programs  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
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Most widely held works by Issembert Productions
George Washington Carver( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Washington Carver gives students a close-up look at this fascinating teacher, scientist and inventor whose agricultural innovations improved the health, lives and fortunes of so many people
Spanish explorers( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following Columbus' initial voyages of exploration, Spain established a pattern of conquest and settlement in the New World, fueled by a desire for wealth and colonies. In the name of Spain, many adventurers set out to explore and conquer the remainder of the unclaimed and uncharted Americas. Join our young hosts as they discover the world of the conquistadors who, in their exploration for a shorter path to the East, found personal wealth and an empire with boundless treasures for Spain. Hear the story of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, who traveled across North America from Florida to California. Learn of Francisco Vazquez de Coronado's exploration of the American Southwest, Juan Ponce de Leon's discovery of Florida, Vasco Nunez de Balboa's trek through the jungles of South America to claim the Pacific Ocean for Spain and Hernando de Soto's discovery of the Mississippi River. Students will enjoy these accounts of the Spanish conquistadors' expeditions contained in this exciting video dramatization. --From publisher web site
Christopher Columbus : explorer of the New World by Richard A Boning( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow along as our two young hosts are given a chance to meet one of history's most famous explorers, Christopher Columbus
Lewis & Clark : [great journey West] by Bert Cunnington( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early 1800s, President Thomas Jefferson chose Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore the land beyond the western boundaries of the United States. Their goals: to search for the elusive Northwest Passage through North America, to open communications with Native American cultures, to claim and clarify new borders and territories, and to return with maps and detailed observations of the natural resources that they sighted along the way. Join our two young hosts who speak with Lewis & Clark as they tell the story of their journey to the Pacific Ocean and back. Hear about Sacagawea, the Shoshoni woman who played a large role in the expedition as an interpreter"--Container
The Wright brothers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By exploring archival films, photographs and actual drawings and materials, students will learn of the Wright brothers, especially through reenactments. They had to test their ideas about flight before finally building their first powered airplane
French explorers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When France sent explorers to the New World, it was searching for wealth, colonies and a route to the East. Follow along with our two young hosts as they learn how the French established New France and claimed most of present-day Canada. Hear about Giovanni da Verrazano, the first European to sail into present-day New York Bay; and Jacques Cartier, who discovered the St. Lawrence River. Hear about Samuel de Champlain, who established the first permanent settlement in North America at Quebec; and Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette, who traversed the Mississippi River Valley; as well as Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, who claimed the land at the mouth of the Mississippi for France
Benjamin Franklin by Charles Willson Peale( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and contributions of America's first great inventor
The Vikings by Kenneth W Harl( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailing 500 years before Columbus, the Vikings were the first Europeans to reach the New World. Uses a dramatised conversation with explorer Lief Erikson to discuss the Age of Vikings. Explains why the Vikings decided to leave Europe in search of fertile lands, timber and adventure, shows how the techology of their ships enabled them to voyage to new lands, and recounts their quests to settle in Greenland and Vinland (likely to be modern-day Newfoundland). Suggested audience: intermediate, junior secondary
Thomas Edison( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By exploring archival films, photographs and actual drawings and materials, students will learn of Thomas Edison and his inventions of electric lighting, phonograph, and movie camera, but also establishing the first true research lab, an invention factory!
English explorers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Age of Exploration, England's advancement initially lagged behind the other European powers. However, it quickly became involved in the race to colonize and reap the benefits of the new world. Join our two young hosts as they are introduced to Sir Walter Raleigh, who tells the story of the great English explorers. Learn about the voyages of John Cabot, credited with making the first European landfall in North America after the Vikings. Discover the story of Sir Francis Drake, the first European to travel in his own ship all the way around the world. Students will also enjoy listening as Raleigh describes his attempts to organize the first English settlement in North America.--From publisher web site
The Hidden lives of works of art by Hellmut Wohl( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of this true Renaissance man, examining his incredible curiosity and understanding of the things around him
Cortes & Pizarro( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young hosts discover how Cortés captured the great capital city of the Aztec and how Pizarro conquered the Inca
A history of invention( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode of "Inventors of the world" students will learn what an invention is, how inventions have influenced society over time and the history of patents
Marco Polo by Kangnuoer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the story of Marco Polo, the most famous European to travel to Asia in the 13th century
Alexander Graham Bell by Bert Cunnington( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the breakthrough inventions of Alexander Graham Bell in the field of telecommunications, including the telephone and the telegraph
A history of exploration( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People have explored since the dawn of time, seeking wealth, power, colonies, information and the attainment of other goals. This program takes a closer look at the major reasons that inspired people to explore throughout the ages and the innovations that supported advancements in exploration. Discover the motivations of early explorers whose bravery in exploration provided a foundation for the successes that would occur during the European Golden Age of Discovery. Learn about the development of some important tools of navigation, and see why these improvements enabled explorers to travel over land and sea more successfully.--From publisher description
Henry Ford by Bert Cunnington( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By exploring archival films, photographs and actual drawings and materials, students will learn of Henry Ford and his Model T, but his most valuable innovation was his new manufacturing process and moving assembly line that revolutionized how cars were made, thus transforming the industry and America!
Portuguese explorers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young hosts encounter Henry the Navigator, Prince of Portugal, and learn how he inspired men from his small country to successfully undertake the first European explorations of the coast of Africa. Bartolomeu Dias describes his exploration around the tip of Africa and Vasco de Gama recounts his voyages to India
Ferdinand Magellan( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young hosts encounter the renowned Portuguese explorer and learn about his discovery of the Philippines and his proof that the Indies could be reached by sailing west from Europe
The American frontier( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join our two young hosts as they learn about Christopher (Kit) Carson, one of the great American frontiersmen who opened the West for the United States. Discover how Daniel Boone, an expert woodsman and superior negotiator, founded the first permanent settlement in Kentucky. Learn about Zebulon Pike and his search for the source of the Mississippi River, and Jedediah Smith, the first American to travel over land to California while pioneering the route that became known as the Oregon Trail. Hear about James Beckwourth, one of the greatest storytellers the West had ever seen, and listen as Kit Carson tells his own exciting story of exploration in the West."--Container
 
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