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McKenna, James (James E.)

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Most widely held works by James McKenna
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robin Leach and John Ratzenberger drop by to help Bill Nye take a closer look at dinosaurs and what has been discovered about the lifestyles of the big and extinct"--Container
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bill Nye the Science Guy goes full tilt to give the reasons for the seasons. In Earth's Seasons, his worldly perspective show's why it's winter in America when it's summer in Australia"--Container
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the relationship between dinosaurs and birds, and find out that rhinoceroses once lived in Nebraska. Bill also tracks down dinosaur footprints with paleontologist Grace Irby and travels to the La Brea Tar Pits to see what's underneath all that tar"--Container
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's got a head, a thorax, an abdomen, and grows in stages? That's a toughie! There's so many of them, it has to be insects! The Science Guy is coming out of his shell to bring you the buzz on insects. Oh, to be a fly on the wall
Outer space by Edward P Ortleb( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Nye talks about the planets, stars, galaxies and the universe, and visits an observatory to show how light travels through outer space
Earthquakes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thousands of earthquakes happen each year and Bill Nye the Science Guy trembles in his boots when he explains what causes them. In Earthquakes, find out what makes big pieces of the Earth's crust (the plates) move and what you should have on hand in case of a quake"--Container
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Garbage, Bill digs up the dirt on ever-expanding landfills from New York to Florida. He also exposes the vast amounts of non-biodegradable waste that humans create
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Nye illustrates how various types of transportation utilize friction from traction to ball bearings to hovercraft
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You may not believe it, but these 'spineless wonders' far outnumber those of us animals with backbones. In 'Invertebrates, ' Bill Nye explains the unique characteristics of these animals and why we are dependent on them"--Container cover insert
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videocassette. Bill Nye conducts experiments and uses examples from real life to demonstrate and explain the concepts of momentum. What is momentum? ()Momentum is the product of moving things: speed, times mass equals momentum.) Is there momentum in a moving rocket? (Yes, The momentum of hot fuel pushing out the back of the rocket equals the momentum of the rocket going forward. Is velocity related to momentum? (Yes. The faster you push (momentum) an object (mass) the farther and faster (velocity) the object travels. Velocity is the speed and the direction of a moving object
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exploring the ocean helps us to better understand the Earth. In 'Ocean exploration, ' get a glimpse of some of the special tools required for investigating the ocean and find out why studying the ocean is so crucial to life on land"--Container cover insert
Waves by Ron Casden( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Nye the Science Guy answers questions about waves, and conducts two experiments that demonstrate wave energy, and the attributes of a wave
Erosion by Charles R Belinky( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erosion can make slow, almost invisible modifications, or sudden, drastic alterations to the landscape. Either way, the forces of erosion will always be at work
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Some very tricky optical illusions show that the brain doesn't always correctly interpret what the eyes see. Check out Bill Nye from a whole new angle when he gets an M.R.I. of his brain"--Container
Bill Nye the Science Guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Food web, watch as Bill Nye becomes tangled in a complex food web in his quest to demonstrate that all living things depend on other living things to survive
How to turn $100 into $1,000,000 by James McKenna( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the creators of the nationally syndicated public television shows Biz Kid$ and Bill Nye the Science Guy, How to Turn $100 into $1,000,000 is a comprehensive first guidebook to earning, saving, and investing money. Written in a humorous but informative voice that engages young readers, it's the book that every parent who wants to raise financially savvy and unspoiled children should buy for their kids. It is packed with lively illustrations that make difficult concept easy to understand-all as a way of building financial literacy, good money decision-making, and the appreciation of a hard-earned dollar. Here is how to get into a Million-Dollar Mind-set (millionaires are people who save money, not people who spend it). How to set financial goals and create working budgets. Five ways to earn your first $100, and how to find a job or build a successful business to earn a steady income. Plus where to put your money to make it grow even more (hint: not your sock drawer). How to choose a bank or credit union; harnessing the power of compound interest-i.e., how to make money without lifting a finger; and investing 101"--
Bill Nye, the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the way in which soil composition and water interact. Experiments using everyday objects are used to illustrate scientific concepts
Bill Nye the Science Guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Nye talks about wind; how it works, the changes in our world it makes, storm winds, sailing winds, and wind energy
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how our digestive systems work and explains how food fuels our bodies and gives us the energy to enjoy life
Bill Nye the science guy by Bill Nye( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ow! I think I just burned myself! Who knew that burner was so hot? The Science Guy is conducting some experiments in heat radiation. It's molecular mayhem! The faster those molecules move, the hotter something is
 
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McKenna, James, filmmaker

McKenna, James, producer, writer, director

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