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Goldhil Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 876 works in 1,354 publications in 1 language and 42,099 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Children's films  Drama  Juvenile works  History  Documentary films  Television series  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Goldhil Video (Firm)
Little house on the prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almanzo Wilder comes to Walnut Grove with his sister Eliza Jane, the new schoolteacher. The Ingalls decided to adopt Albert. Nels Oleson is reunited with his estranged circus-sideshow sister. Laura and Mary are held captive by escaped convicts. Albert and a friend accidentally set fire to the school for the blind. Almanzo proposes marriage to Laura
The United States Constitution( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses American political science experts as well as live action and documentary photography to explain and amplify the United States Constitution
United States Bill of Rights and constitutional amendments( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bill of Rights provides the basic legal protections to ensure individual rights. These rights and all subsequent amendments are presented here in easy-to-understand language with valuable insight from distinguished experts
The Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the political forces that existed before 1776 and the socioeconomic realities which made it necessary to declare to the world our independence from Great Britain. It examines the body of knowledge that contributed to the Declaration of Independence, such as the Magna Carta of 1215
Understanding government( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the second branch of the federal government with a look at the functions and structure of the Senate and the House of Representatives in the United States. Includes a look at the role checks and balances play between the two houses and political parties and offers the insights of educators and elected officials
Understanding government( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the judicial branch of the federal government with a look at the functions and structure of the federal court system in the United States. Includes a discussion of landmark Supreme Court decisions and the insights of educators and elected officials
Understanding government : the executive branch( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the powers of the President from a legal and historical point of view. Shows how past presidents had differing opinions on executive power. Noted educators and elected officials offer insight on this important facet of American political science
Parts of speech( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, top verb experts including the yodeling Midori sisters and a circus sideshow barker demonstrate the past, present, and future forms of the simple, perfect, progressive, and perfect progressive tenses. Conditional statements, conjugation, helping verbs, and the verbals-gerunds, infinitives, and past and present participles-are considered as well. Dangling participles and other faux pas are also explained
Common errors. acceptable errors( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When should the red pen be wielded to the hilt, and when should writers and readers simply agree to disagree? Part one of this program deals with three unequivocal errors-sentence fragments, comma splices, and run-on sentences-and three major enemies of clarity-tense shifts, vague pronoun references, and faulty parallels. Contraction/possessive pronoun confusion is also sorted out. In part two, syntactical errors that many no longer consider unacceptable are examined: contractions, split infinitives, and dangling prepositions
Parts of speech. sentences( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one of this program completes the study of the building blocks of grammar with a thorough explanation of adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections-wow! Then, part two covers the basic rules of syntax, featuring subjects and predicates; appositive and verb phrases; direct and indirect objects; linking verbs; predicate nominatives, nouns of direct address, and appositives; dependent and independent clauses; and compound and complex sentences. Also, the egregious sentence fragment is introduced
Introduction to grammar. parts of speech( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can a noun have a number? What do demonstrative pronouns demonstrate? And is an article really an adjective? After a concise explanation of grammar and SEAE-Standard Edited American English-this program explains the ins and outs of common, proper, compound, and demonstrative nouns; personal, possessive, and demonstrative pronouns; and adjectives, including the tiny article. Singular and plural subjects are also covered
Punctuation potpourri( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranging from the everyday to the esoteric, this program rounds out the study of punctuation by investigating the many functions of hyphens, apostrophes, slashes, and ellipses. Topics presented include the following: using hyphens to create compound nouns and adjectives, spell out numbers, and break lines of text; using apostrophes to form contractions, possessives, and plurals; using slashes to separate lines of poetry, offer a choice between words, and represent fractions; and using ellipses to indicate omitted text, a trailing-off of thought, and a lengthy pause. (22 minutes)
The Semicolon, colon, and dash( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with solid information and good advice, this program defines the rules for using the semicolon, the colon, and the dash, offering clear-cut caveats against misuse and overuse along the way. Litmus tests such as the "furthermore" test and the "and here it is" test make it easy to tell when to utilize these punctuation marks, while Thai food, spaghetti sauce, and even oatmeal with paprika spice up the numerous examples
The Wily comma( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program inquires into the correct handling fo the comma with section dealing with the separation, section 2 dealts with element, interjections, prepositional and participatory phrases, and independent, dependent and subordinate. Section 3 demonstrates the use of interrupters, including nouns of direct address, appositive phrases, and non-restrive clauses. Section 4 explains how to employ commas to provide emphasis and enhance clarity
Surrounding information : punctuation that comes in Pairs( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using a talking gingerbread man and an infomercial for punctuation marks, this program demystifies the art of working with quotation marks, parentheses, and brackets. Both the basics and the finer points are covered, including when to use double quotation marks and when to use singles, the difference between quoting and paraphrasing, and how quotation marks, parentheses, and brackets interact with other forms of punctuation
Introduction to punctuation : the end marks( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mastering punctuation requires both understanding and finesse. In this program, Mama Napoli, a crossing guard, and other savvy English authorities open a dialogue on punctuation and then skip to the end-of the sentence, that is. The use of the period in commands, in declarative sentences, and with abbreviations; the question mark in interrogative sentences and to show disbelief or sarcasm; and the exclamation point for emphasis are all discussed in detail
Probability by Dirk Wassenaar( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are the odds that a casino card dealer and a pair of Simon and Garfunkel wannabes know something about probability? This program begins by defining probability and sampling, experiments, simple and compound events, and sample space. Next, the formula for finding probability is analyzed, along with the composition of simple and compound events, mutually exclusive events, and complements of events. Finally, dependent and independent conditional events are discussed
Gravitation by Peter Gabriel Bergmann( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are things attracted to one another? How long does it take the moon Titan to complete one orbit around Saturn? And what is the weight of a pizza on the Sun? Using the help of a Sun Surface Pizza delivery person, this program answers these and other burning questions regarding the Law of Universal Gravitation and all three of Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion
Chemical equations and atomic and molecular mass( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can a barbershop quartet introduce the subject of stoichiometry? They do in this program, which in section one presents the Law of Conservation of Mass and how to balance equations. Section two explains the difference between the mass number and atomic mass, what an isotope is, and how to work with atomic mass units to find the average atomic mass
Chemical bonding by George E Ryschkewitsch( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An atom with eight electrons in its valence shell is a happy atom. Section one of this program makes sense of Lewis structures and resonance structures while addressing the Octet Rule and its exceptions. In section two, "Professor Einsteinium" and elements of Atomic Mass University-AMU-study electronegativity and ionic and covalent bonding, while section three focuses on bond energy and reaction enthalpy
 
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