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Primedia Productions

Overview
Works: 191 works in 338 publications in 2 languages and 5,320 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Production personnel, Director, Producer
Classifications: HV7922, 567.91
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Most widely held works by Primedia Productions
Dinosaur! tale of an egg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 665 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 police officers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 512 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
Spend a day with firefighters ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 445 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
Aquatic biome ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 196 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
Tundra biome ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 168 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
Rainforest biome ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At one time, lush, steaming jungles covered much of the planet's land mass. Through this program, students can expand their understanding of rainforests and how their inhabitants live. Special attention is given to the threats to these incredibly rich ecosystems, home to more than half of the different kinds of animals and plants that live on Earth"--Website
Grassland biome ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 164 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 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
Desert biome ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 163 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
The Road to nowhere ( Visual )
7 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
Steps and stages a caregiver's guide to child development ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 127 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
Amazing heroes spend a day with firefighters, police officers, rescue workers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 111 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!
Natalia Markova's Swan lake ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 110 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
Cutting and splicing DNA ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 101 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Computer animation demonstrates how the body's immune system works
Brain sex by Inc Discovery Communications ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scientific studies indicate that men and women do not have identical brain structures which may account for some of the differences in behavior between sexes. Vol. 1 explores effect of hormones received during gestation on behavior. Vol. 2 looks at how different brain architecture can lead to differences in ability and learning patterns. Vol. 3 looks at social relations between men and women
Anything you can do, I can do better why the sexes excel differently ( )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 88 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
Sugar and spice the facts behind sex differences ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 86 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
Anything you can do, I can do better Why the sexes excel differently ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 81 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
Walk, run & play! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 81 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
Love, love me, do how sex differences affect relationships ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 75 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
 
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English (90)
Spanish (2)
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