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Cambridge Educational (Firm)

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Works: 1,631 works in 3,159 publications in 1 language and 64,307 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: ZA3075, 028.7
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Most widely held works by Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Narcotics ( )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video presents a profile of narcotics as a class of drugs and then spotlights opium, codeine, morphine, and heroin. Expert commentary is provided by a pharmacist, a nurse, police officers, addiction counselors, a historian, recovering addicts, and others. Together, they discuss the history and biological effects of narcotics, scrutinizing their use, abuse, and hazards through case studies and personal experience
Being gay coming out in the 21st century ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program presents the accounts and stories of people who have recently taken the step of coming out. Interviewees and experts discuss the benefits of this important transition by examining the six stages of coming to terms with one's sexual identity
Information literacy the perils of online research ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how to conduct solid online research by collecting information in an organized, efficient, and ethical way. Provides guidance on a range of research activities, including evaluating the credibility of Web content, documenting online sources, and paraphrasing. Emphasizes the consequences of plagiarism and shaky facts
Inhalants ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since chemicals in more than 1,400 products can be sniffed or huffed for their psychoactive and mind-altering effects, it's not surprising that inhalants are the most frequently abused substances in the U.S. This video explores the history of inhalant abuse; the effects of inhalants on the body and the short- and long-term health impacts; and teenage attitudes toward inhalants. The major classes of commonly abused inhalants and treatment and prevention measures are described in the video as well
Understanding prejudice gripes and common ground ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the nature and dynamics of prejudice and how to cope with its consequences
Your immune system ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This program clearly and concisely maps out the complicated human immune system, explaining both how it keeps the body healthy and what happens to the body if it malfunctions--or, even worse, if it shuts down completely."--Container
Body image for boys ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program explores some of the issues facing young men today as they struggle to define themselves amidst the flood of media-generated images of male physical perfection. Experts include Divya Kakaiya, Leigh Cohn, and UCLA Healthcare sports medicine physician Gary Green
The history of computers ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program traces the course of technological innovations leading up to today's computers, from Charles Babbage and his analytical engine of the 1860's to the latest laptops
Common mistakes people make in interviews ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes the viewer through the job interview process and answers questions and gives some advise how to avoid common mistakes made by the job seekers
Brain & nervous system your information superhighway ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defines and explains the brain and nervous system with an emphasis on how they enable us to perform everyday activities. Comparisons to computers and the Internet help the viewer understand the mechanics and functions of the brain and nervous system
It's the Law ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The laws of the criminal justice system are primarily framed by the Constitution, which sets the standards of due process. In this program, lawyers, prosecutors, and judges explain the differences between misdemeanors and felonies, the various degrees of crimes, and the elements of a crime. Investigation procedures in the gathering of evidence and statements are discussed. Legal experts and police officers clearly illustrate such concepts as 5th Amendment rights, Miranda warnings, the "stop and frisk" rule, search warrants, and the "knock and announce" rule. Probable cause and arrest procedures are also demonstrated
Steroids ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video examines the use and abuse of anabolic steroids and GHB, a synthetic steroid-like substance and date-rape drug. Former NFL player Charles Hunt and a pharmacist, a police officer, an addiction counselor, a trainer, a swim coach, a recovering abuser, and others explore the history and biological effects of steroids, using case studies and personal experience to probe anabolic steroid abuse and the drug's many side effects. Some of these side effects include impotence, liver tumors, renal failure, and "roid rage," which can lead to violence and even suicide
Human body systems at work ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the cells that make up the human body and their dependence for their well being on complex interactions among the body's systems. Explores each of the human body's major systems in detail
Eating disorders the inner voice ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses two eating disorders: anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Features interviews with several people who have recovered from these illnesses. Covers some of the causes of the diseases and how they affect the body. Also discusses treatments and lists the warning signs
Common mistakes people make in interviews and how to overcome them ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes the viewer through the job interview process and gives advice about how to avoid common mistakes made by job seekers
The ABCs of vitamins ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite both an abundance of food and detailed nutritional labels, we as Americans are still unsure if we're getting the proper amounts of vitamins and minerals in our diets-so unsure that we spend around three billion dollars annually on supplements. But what is it exactly that vitamins and minerals do in the body? And are we already getting enough nutrients from what we eat or should we use supplements? This program offers a balanced overview of vitamins and minerals-what they are, why they are so important, and who really needs to take supplements. Experts discuss what happens when there is a deficiency of one of these nutrients, as well as the dangers of mega-dosing. Lively pop-up graphics support each topic by providing interesting, often surprising facts
Date rape a violation of trust ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the myths and facts of date or acquaintance rape
Stimulants ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beginning with an overview of stimulants as a class of drugs, this video examines caffeine, nicotine, amphetamines, methamphetamines, and cocaine-in both powder and crack form. A doctor of pharmacology, police officers, an addiction specialist, a historian, recovering addicts, and others profile the history and biological effects of stimulants, employing case studies and personal experience to analyze their use, abuse, and hazards-including their instantly addictive nature
Digestive system your personal power plant ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines the processes by which the digestive system acts as a power plant for the body by turning food into energy. Topics discussed include the process of energy conversion; the structure and function of the organs of the digestive system; the role of enzymes; and maintaining a healthy digestive system
How a bill becomes a law ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One-on-one interviews with prominent legislators, lobbyists, and special interest group representatives carefully explain how a bill is conceived, moved through or killed in committee, amended, prepared for a vote, and sent for the President's or Governor's signature
 
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