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Primedia Productions

Overview
Works: 153 works in 343 publications in 2 languages and 4,673 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Educational films  Children's films  Internet videos  Short films  History  Instructional films  Filmed ballets  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Production personnel, Director, Producer
Classifications: HV7922, 363.37092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Primedia Productions
Dinosaur! tale of an egg( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter the fascinating world of the baby dinosaur. Dinosaur eggs allow a privileged insight into the family life of dinosaurs, but tantalizing questions still remain
Spend a day with firefighters( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spend a day with real firefighters, following them on real live action adventures and experiencing how they train, where they live and how they work
Spend a day with police officers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spend a day with real police officers as they go on real live action adventures. Experience how they train, where they live, how they work, the equipment and tools that they use, and how they save lives every day
Sugar and spice the facts behind sex differences( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even during the first moments of life, baby girls and boys already behave differently. Combining case histories and scientific analysis this program argues that the mixture of hormones in the womb "hardwires" the brain with a sex-aligned signature before birth, causing it to become distinctly female or male--or a mixture of both
Athletic baby( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video is designed to provide parents with a very child-friendly introduction to the world of fun-filled sports and active play. They are designed specifically to get babies moving, active, and interested in health, fitness, and sports in age appropriate ways with parental supervision. This video uses lively music and creative, real-life images and graphics to entertain babies and very young children while introducing them to the concept of energetic play
Natalia Markova's Swan lake( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Siegfried sees a swan on the lake who turns into the enchanted princess Odette. She can only be saved by the true love of another. This the Prince promises her, but he is tricked by a wicked magician who disguises his daughter as the swan-maiden. Siegfried and his love leap to their deaths thus destroying the evil power of the magician
The Road to nowhere( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using an untraveled highway built by Tito to connect Croatia and Serbia as a metaphor, this documentary examines the breakup of Yugoslavia into heavily armed and contentious ethnic camps, run by demagogic war lords, and the bleak prospect for peace to return there
Amazing heroes spend a day with firefighters, police officers, rescue workers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's fantasies become reality when they get to spend a day with fire fighters, police officers, and rescue workers. Kids will experience how they train, where they live, and how they work. Contains spectacular video images, revealing interviews, special effects, and cool animation that is entertaining, educational, and exciting!
Aquatic biomes( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series designed to provide an understanding of interdependent biological communities or biomes. Introduces a variety of the world's aquatic biomes, including rivers, lakes, wetlands, intertidal zones, coral reefs, and kelp forests. Describes the characteristics of saltwater and freshwater environments and the diverse plants and animals that inhabit them. Looks at the importance of evolution and adaptation for aquatic species
Brain sex by Inc Discovery Communications( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines sex differences in the brain providing clinical/biological/physiological evidence to explain the diverse ways in which men and women think, behave, love, learn, reason and work. Discusses social ramifications of these discoveries vis-a-vis contemporary notions of sexual equality
Anything you can do, I can do better why the sexes excel differently( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statistically speaking, why have men and women not proved equally adept at the same things? In this program, researchers debate whether differences in brain architecture lead to a division of talents and aptitudes between the sexes--and draw some startling conclusions. To illustrate these differences, children are observed in classrooms, on the playground, and at home
Cell wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer animation demonstrates how the body's immune system works
Cutting and splicing DNA( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of genetic science, from Darwin's theory of evolution through the discovery of DNA and the invention of gene splicing
Tundra biomes( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series designed to provide an understanding of interdependent biological communities or biomes. Introduces a variety of the world's cold, dry, and treeless tundra biomes. Describes the characteristics of arctic and alpine tundra biomes and their inhabitants, including lichens, lemmings, sedges, snowy owls, dwarf willow bushes, and musk oxen. Examines the adaptations that enable life to exist in places where the temperature can drop to 70 degrees below zero
Steps and stages a caregiver's guide to child development( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most dramatic changes in any person's life occur within the first year. For parents or caregivers, it is vital to know what to expect of a baby's progress in this time. This video provides essential information on developmental milestones associated with a child's first 15 months of life. The program looks at the importance of communication, as well as how to recognize cognitive and motor development, such as palmer and plantar grasp and the Moro reflex
Desert biomes( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series designed to provide an understanding of interdependent biological communities or biomes. Introduces a variety of the world's desert biomes, which range from stretches of sand dunes in equatorial Africa to cactus-covered plains in California. Describes the characteristics of desert environments or regions that receive less than ten inches of rain per year. Examines how the few plants and animals that inhabit these ecosystems survive the extreme temperatures and severe lack of water that characterize the desert environment
Grassland biomes( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series designed to provide an understanding of interdependent biological communities or biomes. Introduces a variety of the world's grassland biomes, including the prairies of the American west, the pampas of Argentina, the steppes of Russia, and the veldt of South Africa. Describes the characteristics of temperate and tropical grasslands and discusses the life-forms and behavioral adaptations that exist in grassland biomes. Examines factors that threaten the survival of these habitats and their distinctive animal communities
Golf!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video is designed to provide parents with a very child-friendly introduction to the world of fun-filled sports and active play. They are designed specifically to get babies moving, active, and interested in health, fitness, and sports in age appropriate ways with parental supervision. This video uses lively music and creative, real-life images and graphics to entertain babies and very young children while introducing them to the concept of energetic play
Amazing heroes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode, kids meet real rescue workers to learn about the incredible lives they lead, experience how they train, where they work and live, the equipment and tools that they use, and how they save lives every day
Letter from Wingfield farm by Dan Needles( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-man play describing the adventures and misadventures of Walt Wingfield, a stock broker turned farmer, whose eternal optimism is constantly challenged by the problems of life in the country as he tries to combine Bay Street corporate strategy with farming
 
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Spend a day with police officers
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English (104)

Spanish (5)

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Steps and stages a caregiver's guide to child development