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Primedia Productions

Overview
Works: 167 works in 358 publications in 2 languages and 4,474 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Children's films  Juvenile works  Short films  History  Filmed ballets  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Televised performances 
Roles: Production personnel, Director, Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 567.91
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Most widely held works about Primedia Productions
 
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 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From pocket-sized to skyscraper high, meat-eating predators to docile herbivores, the diversity of the dinosaurs ensured their survival, until the earth experienced a devastating climatic change. The birds in your garden may be those dinosaurs
Spend a day with firefighters( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 457 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 447 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
Blood and belonging( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program focuses on the Loyalists of Northern Ireland: Protestant, anti-Catholic, anti-European, anti-Irish, monarchist, they clearly belong to a nation-state-the United Kingdom-but feel abandoned by the British people, who no longer share their devotion to traditional values. They are, of course, at home in the northern part of Ireland; but they seem most at home when invoking the past to justify their present opinions and singing the kind of nationalist song which any Serb or Croat, Kurd, German or Ukrainian, French Canadian or Cree would sing to prove his or her blood and belonging
The Road to nowhere : Yugoslavia by George Bratton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 134 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 )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 130 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!
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 105 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
Aquatic biomes( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series designed to provide an understanding of interdependent ecological 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
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 85 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
Brain sex by Inc Discovery Communications( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 81 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
Tundra 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 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
Cutting and splicing DNA( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 75 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
Cell wars by South African Medical Research Council( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer animation demonstrates how the body's immune system works
Desert biomes( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 73 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
Walk, run & play!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 72 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
Grassland biomes( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 70 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
Young Catherine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1744, Catherine is torn from her homeland to marry the heir to the Russian throne. But his mother Elizabeth rules the Empire with an iron hand, while her son proves neither fit for the throne nor the marriage bed. At risk from enemies who influence her husband, and treated as an outsider by Elizabeth, Catherine takes a lover and bears his child. Now, with the help of Sir Charles, she must take the throne by force if she, her illegitimate son, and the Russian empire are to survive
Anything you can do, I can do better : Why the sexes excel differently( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how different brain architecture can lead to differences in ability and learning patterns in the two sexes
Love, love me, do : how sex differences affect relationships( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How might acknowledging the brain's role in sex differentiation make interpersonal relationships run more smoothly? Using images from popular art, television drama, and hidden-camera footage to illustrate both predictable and unexpected conflicts, this program presents the way sex-related differences in brain architecture may influence love, marriage, reproduction and parenthood
Sugar and spice : the facts behind sex differences( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 60 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
 
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