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Dinosaur by Mary Frank( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers assume the role of paleontologists in order to piece together known facts about dinosaurs
Volcano by Anne MacLeod( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geology of continental drift and the origin of volcanoes, and to the influence of volcanic activity on human culture
Arctic & Antarctic by Eyewitness( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the general ecology and animal life of the two polar regions and to their place in human history
The rape of Europa by Richard Berge( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic journey through seven countries, into the violent whirlwind of fanaticism, greed, and warfare that threatened to wipe out the artistic heritage of Europe. For twelve long years, the Nazis looted and destroyed art on a scale unprecedented in history. But heroic young art historians and curators from America and across Europe fought back with a miraculous campaign to rescue and return millions of lost, hidden and stolen treasures"--Menemsha Films website
Jerusalem : center of the world( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the world's most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city's Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities. Covering a history of over 4,000 years, the film explores the founding of the city, and the birth and convergence of the world's three major monotheistic religions, and the key events in Jerusalem's history as described in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, the Talmud, the Hagaddah, the Koran, and the Hadith. Highlights include: Mount Moriah, the site of the First and Second Temples; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Dome of the Rock; and the Western Wall
Raising Cain : exploring the inner lives of America's boys by Michael Thompson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two of the country's leading child psychologists identify the social and emotion challenges that boys encounter in school and show how parents can help boys cultivate emotional awareness, giving them the support to navigate the social pressures of youth
Planets by Gustav Holst( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes the viewer on a journey through our solar system, describing the sun, moon, each of the planets and the asteroid belt. Covers scientific facts, historical thought and mythological associations of each. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Prehistoric life by Edward Ortleb( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores Earth's age, uncovers fossils and traces evolution through the geological time periods. It also examines continental drift, studies cockroaches, early communication, and the role of mass extinctions throughout history
The meth epidemic( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the meth rampage in America: the appalling impact on individuals, families and communities, and the difficult of controlling an essential ingredient in meth - ephedrine and pseudoephedrine - sold legally in over-the-counter cold remedies
Kingdom of David : the saga of the Israelites( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Israelites and the creaton of the world's first monotheistic religion
Cat by Carl Maria von Weber( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fascinating and ancient journey of these mysterious and adored animals from the African Savanna to the modern home. Investigates evolution, anatomy, habitat, behavior and more
The sixties : the years that shaped a generation( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary features revealing interviews with the prominent figures of the era including: Barbara Ehrenreich, Daniel Ellsberg, Jesse Jackson, Tom Hayden, Arlo Guthrie, Henry Kissinger, Norman Mailer, Robert McNamara, Ed Meese III and Bobby Seale
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey through fact and fantasy, putting viewers face to face with deadly spiders, scorpions, and ferocious crocodiles. Meet terrifying monsters and discover the real creatures who may have inspired these mythical beasts
Dog by Eddie Adcock Band( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discover the wolf connections that give dogs their hunting, courting, mating, and social traits, and find out what a dog's life is really all about"--Box
Desert by Eyewitness( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of animation and live footage serves as a background for a narrated introduction to the geographical history of deserts, their animal life and their importance for human culture
Spain & Portugal by Rick Steves( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Steves presents a comprehensive guide to Spain and Portugal, and shows viewers how to travel economically
Superheroes : a never-ending battle( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the dawn of the comic book genre and its progenitors, as well as the evolution of the characters that leapt from the pages over the last 70 years and their ongoing worldwide cultural impact. It chronicles how these 'disposable diversions' were subject to intense government scrutiny for their influence on American children and how they were created in large part by immigrants whose fierce loyalty to a new homeland laid the foundation of a multi-billion-dollar industry
Great lodges of the national parks( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Built in the untamed landscape of the American West, they were the vision of early park enthusiasts, architects, and entrepreneurs. The lodges of the national parks reflect the surrounding wilderness while providing shelter from it
Affluenza( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fascinating look at one of the greatest social maladies of our time: overconsumption and materialism. Hosted by National Public Radio's Scott Simon, the program explores both the comical and sobering aspects of our consumerism and its enormous impact on families, communities and the environment. With the help of historians and archival film, Affluenza reveals the forces that have dramatically transformed us from a nation that prizes thriftiness - with strong beliefs in 'plain living and high thinking' - into the ultimate consumer society"--Container
History detectives( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode of History detectives, the investigators check out some leaflets from World War II, a Tiffany window, as well as a eulogy and then research the people and the purposes of the objects
 
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