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Rubin Tarrant Productions (Firm)

Overview
Works: 31 works in 61 publications in 1 language and 1,123 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Wildlife television programs  Educational television programs  Nonfiction films  Drama  Crime films  Science fiction films  History  Documentary films 
Classifications: PN1997, 660.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rubin Tarrant Productions (Firm)
Animals gone wild( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animals behaving badly looks at the adaptation of certain wild animals to human encroachment on their habitats
Stealing time : the new science of aging( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This video investigates the mystery of why we die with a fascinating expedition into old age. As our understanding of this complex biological process deepens, scientists are uncovering new ways to slow the deterioration of our minds and bodies. By combining innovative research and smart lifestyle choices, people can actually turn back the clock to live longer, fuller lives. Find out how in this cutting edge investigation of the end of life
False memories( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how human memory works and shows how, through suggestion, individuals can come to believe they experienced events that never happened. Focuses on two cases of false memory syndrome and its consequences. Also describes the "cognitive interview" technique employed in British law enforcement to elicit accurate memories unlikely to be recalled in standard interviews of crime witnesses
Clone by Mei guo guo jia di li xue hui( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explore the miraculous potential and frightening possibilities of genetic cloning as National Geographic's cameras reveal the history, controversy and cutting edge development of a scientific breakthrough capable of literally changing the destiny of the human race ... From ethical dilemmas to science-fiction scenarios, this is a thought provoking look at the ultimate technological Pandora's box."--Container
Destination Space by Tim Dilworth( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at humanity's quest to conquer space, from heroic space pioneers to modern-day cliff-hanger missions
Reading rockets : launching young readers( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of five television programs that look at different reading strategies that are helping young children learn to read, feature practical advice for parents, highlight the best research-based reading strategies, and interweave the personal stories of children learning to read
Strong women live well( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miriam Nelson offers simple exercises and dietary tips proven to help women age optimally. These strategies can help women lower their risk for osteoporosis, diminish frailty, control body weight, reduce the pain associated with arthritis and boost self-esteem and mental health. The program is aimed at women thirty-five to sixty, but can help anyone make a commitment to a healthier life
Solar blast by Malvina Anderson Martin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solar blast refers to the sun's sphere of superheated gas powered by nuclear fusion and erupting into storms. We need to understand and predict this phenomenon because of potential disruptions on earth. High altitude ice cores are one means of studying the history of earth's climate and environment. Chemistry of this ice reveals a connection between eleven year sun cycles and earth climate. At present solar researchers can give only an hour warning before a solar blast strikes earth
Reading rockets : Launching young readers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in schools, childcare centers, libraries, research centers, and homes around the country, this series looks at different reading strategies that are helping young children learn to read. This episode focuses on the connection between reading and writing and between spelling and composition. Writing, spelling, and reading reinforce each other. Spelling helps a child see the patterns in language and understand how words are put together. By learning spelling, children realize that the English language follows rules, which makes it easier for them to understand those rules when reading or writing. Includes practical advice for encouraging children to write and build their vocabularies, for parents, and highlights the best research-based reading strategies, interwoven with the personal stories of children learning to read
Reading rockets : Launching young readers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in schools, childcare centers, libraries, research centers, and homes around the country, this series looks at different reading strategies that are helping young children learn to read. This episode examines the earliest stages of literacy, in such locations as a baby speech lab and a Head Start center, exploring how parents, childcare providers, and kindergarten teachers can get children started on the road to literacy. The information includes practical advice for parents, and highlights the best research-based reading strategies, interwoven with the personal stories of children learning to read
Reading rockets : Launching young readers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in schools, childcare centers, libraries, research centers, and homes around the country, this series looks at different reading strategies that are helping young children learn to read. This episode focuses on how children learn the relationship between sounds, letters, and words as an initial step before being able to decode the printed word. Word games build phonemic awareness--the insight that words are made up of individual sounds. Mother Goose rhymes and Dr. Seuss books provide an excellent way to attune children's ears to these sounds. In fact, being able to hear that words rhyme is the beginning of phonemic awareness. Includes practical advice for parents, and highlights the best research-based reading strategies, interwoven with the personal stories of children learning to read
Mastering the mind( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through cutting edge research and lifestyle choices, it seems we are on the verge of keeping the intellect forever young
Turning back the clock( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The science of aging has advanced in unexpected ways. In the past, scientists could only observe how we grow old. Now they are on the frontier of uncovering the fundamental process of aging. Scientists offer clues to the mechanisms of aging that can unlock its biological mystery and provide us with solutions to turning back the clock."--Container
The quest for immortality( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This episode explores the natural history of aging, from the time-lapse death of a mouse and the slower decline of humans, to the potential immortality of bristlecone pines. Aging may be inescapable, but scientists are learning to slow its progress and help us retain the strength and vitality of our youth."--Container
Reading rockets : Launching young readers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in schools, childcare centers, libraries, research centers, and homes around the country, this series looks at different reading strategies that are helping young children learn to read. This episode focuses on reading fluency. Fluency means being able to decode individual words accurately and quickly ... and understand the words as you read them. This is a crucial skill. A child who reads haltingly will work so hard at the mechanics of the task that there's little mental energy left to understand the meaning. Early testing and intervention can help struggling readers to avoid that fate. Includes practical advice for parents, and highlights the best research-based reading strategies, interwoven with the personal stories of children learning to read
Reading rockets : Launching young readers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in schools, childcare centers, libraries, research centers, and homes around the country, this series looks at different reading strategies that are helping young children learn to read. This episode highlights effective strategies to help kids understand--and care about--what they read, the ultimate goal of learning to read. Getting a book "inside your head," understanding it, and connecting it to your life and everything else you know is the ultimate purpose of reading. The good news is that to take what is read and make it one's own is a skill, which can be taught. Includes practical advice for parents, and highlights the best research-based reading strategies, interwoven with the personal stories of children learning to read
Clone : a National Geographic special( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program explores the benefits and controversy surrounding cloning
Reading rockets : launching young readers by Louise Spear-Swerling( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher's guide to accompany a series of television programs that look at different reading strategies that are helping young children learn to read, feature practical advice for parents, highlight the best research-based reading strategies, and interweave the personal stories of children learning to read
Fluent reading( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how children learn to read with good inflection. Featuring young readers from Mississippi to Vermont, the video also shows how early testing and intervention can help struggling readers. Includes an interview with William Joyce
Stealing time, the new science of aging( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the natural history of aging and the slow decline of humans as they age
 
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Tarrant Productions (Firm)

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English (50)