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Schlessinger Media

Overview
Works: 1,248 works in 3,161 publications in 1 language and 193,401 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Motion pictures  Educational films  History  Documentary television programs  Children's television programs  Nature television programs  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Distributor, fds, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: TJ147, 612
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Most widely held works by Schlessinger Media
The way things work by David Macaulay( Visual )

125 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 8,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each episode of the animated series enables children to understand how the principles of physics affect daily life. In Sinking, a young islander watchers her cousin dive and designs a vehicle called a submersible that can retrieve lost cargo
Life in the Middle Ages( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Middle Ages is commonly referred to as the period between the fall of the Roman Empire in Western Europe and the Renaissance, and in this lively program, students will delve into a comprehensive overview of the people, places and events that defined this period. From Charlemagne through the legendary Crusades and the horrific Black Death, students will garner a feel for the era -- focusing on the three distinct eras of medieval time."--Publisher's description
Algebra for students( Visual )

15 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will be introduced to a variety of situations in daily life that can be expressed by using patterns and formulas. Patterns are used to make predictions every day. From developing a formula that represents a real-world scenario, to building a table of values based on a formula, to graphing the input-output values of a formula, to exploring the relationship between the graph of a formula and its inverse patterns, formulas are extremely important in the world of algebra
United States history, origins to 2000( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latter half of the 20th century saw many of the nation's minority groups taking a stand. Beginning with the efforts of those involved in the African-American civil rights movement of the 1960's, the push for equality in American society crossed over to other ethnic groups, women, and the disabled
Arctic & Antarctic( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 981 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
Ancient Rome by Ann Carroll( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the clues ancient Rome, including a visit to Pompeii
Ancient Egypt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the clues of ancient Egypt, including a trip to the pyramids
Religions of the world by Ben Kingsley( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and beliefs of major world religions presented through documentary film, recreations, and specialist explanations
Ancient China( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the mysteries of ancient China, including a visit to the Great Wall
Dinosaur by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will gain an understanding of the Jurassic and Mesozoic era through study of paleontology, dinosaur entomology, theories of extinction and dinosaur physiology
Rainforest (Jungle)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience the sites and sounds of the jungle as you journey through the rainforests of the world. Students will learn about pollination, propagation and photosynthesis and meet diverse creatures that inhabit these regions
Fractions( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students will understand the relationship between parts and wholes, and learn to name and write fractions with numerators and denominators. Kids discover that equivalent fractions, mixed numbers and improper fractions are different ways to name the same amount. The mystery of comparing and ordering fractions is solved by using number sense and fraction strips. The concept of adding and subtracting fractions with like and unlike denominators is also emphasized. Fractions are an important part of the math whole!
Reading for children( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join our young radio hosts as they share the joy of the written word and explore strategies for becoming better readers
Natural disasters by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the forces that shape our planet and affect our lives, from hurricanes to volcanoes. Rare footage reveals the Earth at its most violent
Great Americans for children( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Did you know that not too long ago, many Americans didn't have the right to vote? If you were a woman living in the United States before the early 1900s, it would have been illegal for you to cast a ballot--and doing so could have landed you in jail! One great American fought long and hard for the right for all of us to vote, and in Susan B. Anthony, kids will get an up-close look at the life of this pioneering voice in the struggle for equal rights. From abolitionist to suffragist, follow Anthony's life through vivid reenactments and historical stills, and see how her lifelong dedication to the fight for equality changed the lives of women in America forever"--Container
Prehistoric life by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 708 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
Biomes of the world in action by Schlessinger Media( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... In Marine ecosystems, students will explore saltwater environments -- from shorelines to coral reefs -- and learn about the fish, plants, mammals, and insects that depend on each other for survival in this aquatic biome. Examine concepts such as salinity and currents, and find out about the three major life zones found in ocean waters. A fun, hands-on experiment allows students to discover how brine shrimp have adapted to changes in salt concentration, while a visit with a marine biologist on the Chesapeake Bay examines the fascinating life cycle of the blue crab
Human machine (Bodyzone)( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of an 8-part series of adventures in a virtual science museum. This segment investigates the most complex machine of all-- the human body. Discusses what it requires for survival and describes its intricate systems. Shows how a network of signals enables us to breathe, see, hear and digest food. Examines circulation. Looks at the function of organs and cells. Shows how the brain organizes its information
Ancient Aztec empire( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, viewers travel from present day Mexico City to over 500 years into the past to learn about the amazing Aztec Empire. The Aztecs were a warlike people with their own religion, language, and cultural rituals. Archaeological excavations that reveal remains of grand Aztec temples and statues provide a starting point for an exploration of this wealthy and highly organized society. Through colorful historical recreations and vivid graphic illustrations, students can easily imagine the Aztec island-city of Tenochtitlan and what everyday life may have been like for Aztec people
Monster by Dorling Kindersley Vision( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 689 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
 
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Great Americans for children