Most widely held works by Leanne Klein
The virtual wasteland ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Is technology pulling us apart, creating a divided world of the information rich and the information poor? This program explores a future where technological advances produce a society divided and disconnected.
Selling the future ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
This program looks at the electronic, technological, and conceptual world growing around us. Will the technology set us free to build a new and better world, or will it isolate individuals behind virtual walls and create ever-increasing pressure as more and more information becomes available and what we know and the tools we use to manipulate that information are constantly becoming obsolete?
Welcome to the jungle ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
This program explores how new technologies are poised to transform drastically the way we live and work. The internet, with its free-flow of anonymous contacts and information exchanges, may redefine the concept of friendship. Governments will also have to adapt or face a raft of new problems because information available to cybermanagers will be uncontrollable. Potentially, the fastest and most obvious difference created by the information revolution will come in the work place.
Body story. Body snatchers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
"Get inside the bodies of two women whose natural systems each must deal with a foreign organism trying to control its host: a flu virus and a growing fetus. For both women, a tiny invader in one part of their body affects every part of their anatomy--a reminder that the human body is an ecosystem."--Container.
Body story. Breaking down ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
"Meet an 11-year-old girl with a broken arm and a dying 87-year-old man. Their stories vividly illustrate the differences in the way a young body builds and regenerates itself, and how aging is an inevitable consequence of losing that power."--Container.
Body story ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Follows different groups of people to reveal what goes on inside their bodies as they react to events such as puberty, an automobile crash, anaphylaxis, food poisoning etc.
Virtual friends ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Investigates the new interactive society model in which physical neighborhoods connected by proximity have been displaced by virtual neighborhoods linked by technology.
A child's world ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Mind Games - A Child's World charts the key developments and achievements that mark the way on every human being's incredible journey to becoming a fully fledged independent person. The Facts of Life - Until the age of three or four children are not aware that their gender is a permanent and unchanging aspect of their identity. The Independent Thinker - at birth we are not even capable of conscious thought. Yet by eleven years of age we have all the tools necessary for abstract thought, logic and reasoning. At six months most other animals are fending for themselves. Human babies can't even sit up properly. We take longer to reach independence than any other species on earth.
An inside look broken bones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
After 11-year-old Lisa accidentally crashes her bike and breaks an arm, we travel inside her bones and see how these tough honeycombed structures of calcium, phosphate, and flexible collagen withstand pressure and heal themselves when necessaary.
Broken bones and how they mend ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
3-D animation and images of the skeleton in action follow the healing process of a broken bone in an 11-year-old girl.
Cholesterol time bomb ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
This program follows each stage of a man's heart attack, from the rupture of a coronary plaque, to dissolving the resulting clot, to ventricular defibrillation, to recovery. Computer animations, including blood flowing through plaque-riddled coronary arteries and oxygen-starved heart cells bursting, reveal the deadly effects of a lifetime of cholesterol buildup.
Body story. Allergies ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Examines how our immune systems turn against us in allergic responses by producing the wrong antibodies. Asks why some people develop allergies and others don't. Shows the effects of an extreme histaminic response to a wasp sting that leads to anaphylactic shock, in which the body swells up, the airways shut down, the heart falters, and, untreated, leads to death.
Body story. The flu ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Tracks the movements of Holly Jones, a 25-year-old motorcycle courier, as a sneeze-borne flu virus attacks her throat, starting an all-out war that involves her entire body before her immune system can claim victory. Uses 3-D computer animations featuring the transformation of a throat cell into a virus cloning factory, dendritic cells seeking lymphocytes, and T- and B-cells in action, combined with endoscopic and microscopic imaging, to depict the invasion and subsequent destruction of the flu virus.
Body story. Body snatchers & breaking down ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Follows different groups of people to reveal what goes on inside their bodies as they react to events such as injury, aging, sickness, etc.
Body story Cholesterol time bomb ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
This program follows each stage of John's heart attack, from the rupture of a coronary plaque, to dissolving the resulting clot, to ventricular defibrillation, to recovery.
Body story. Out of control, spreading menace & teen dreams ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Follows different groups of people to reveal what goes on inside their bodies as they react to events such as puberty, allergies, motor development, food poisoning, etc.
Body story. Heart attack ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
"An intricate system of vessels, arteries, muscles and electrical impulses, the cardiovascular system keeps oxygen-rich blood pumping through our bodies. But what happens when that system is challenged by fatty cholesterol plaque? Journey inside 45-year-old John Palmer's body to experience a heart attack up close!--Container.
The beast within & crash ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Unravel the mysteries of the two most important organs in the human body--the heart and the brain. Travel inside the body and witness a heart attack in progress. Learn why a man's animal instincts take over under the influence of alcohol. Also see what happens to a person's body after a car accident.
Baby it's you ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and Dutch and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Documentaire over de ontwikkeling van een baby in de eerste drie jaar van zijn leven.
Life at speed ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Examines the high-speed lifestyle of city dwellers, focusing on issues such as the hormonal response to continual sensory stimulation and the automatic filtering mechanism that protects against sensory overload.
Aging Aging--Physiological aspects Allergy Allergy--Treatment Anaphylaxis Bacterial diseases Blood cholesterol Bones--Growth Bones--Metabolism Bones--Wounds and injuries Brain Brain--Growth Cardiac arrest Child development Child psychology Children and adults Cold (Disease) Cyberspace Dopamine Dopamine--Receptors Food poisoning Fractures Heart--Diseases Human anatomy Human body Human-computer interaction Hypercholesteremia Immune system Immunologic diseases Infants--Development Influenza Information services--Management Information technology--Social aspects Internet Interpersonal communication Language acquisition Limbic system Management information systems Mind and body Myocardial infarction Organizational change Physiology Pregnancy Puberty Reasoning in children Salmonella Traffic accidents Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Virus diseases Wounds and injuries