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Summer Productions

Overview
Works: 295 works in 450 publications in 2 languages and 6,757 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  History  Juvenile works  Educational films  Children's television programs  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Internet videos  Historical films  Documentary television programs 
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Most widely held works by Summer Productions
Animal holiday( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa answers a whole sackful of kids' questions about animals who like to live in cold places. Penguins, whales, reindeer, and walruses lend a hand with the answers as they sing along with their own versions of Christmas songs
Jamestown by Yale University Press Film Service( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students explore the settlement of Jamestown through realistic reenactments filmed at actual historic locations
Plimoth Plantation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracy and Greg, wondering what life for the Pilgrims was really like, blast back in time to the original Plimoth Plantation of 1620, the first colonial settlement in southern New England. Follow along as they visit the people of Plimoth Plantation and learn about daily life and culture, the roles of Pilgrim men and women, the voyage of the Mayflower and the importance of the Mayflower Compact. They begin to understand that thanksgiving for the Pilgrims was a daily practice, not just a feast held once a year. A Wampanoag Indian woman also teaches the kids about the food, shelter and customs of the region's Native American people
St. Augustine by Piero( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers learn about St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest permanent European settlement in America, founded by Spanish explorers in 1565
Understanding : bacteria( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bacteria truly are on a rampage again. They've become immune to the best of our antibiotics, rendering once treatable infections deadly. And new strains have evolved, such as E. coli and the bizarre, flesh-eating group A strep. But bacteria do more than make us cringe: They can be helpful, aiding in meal digestion, air- and water-pollution control, and even the treatment of muscle disorders and wrinkles. Explore our uneasy relationship with these wily microbes, and come away with insights that will give your life sciences lesson plans a healthy shot in the arm
The Interpretation of dreams( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Sigmund Freud's book, The interpretation of dreams. Through a series of dream sequence reenactments, this program reveals the complexities of the human condition which Freud scrutinized. It also attempts to decipher Freud's chart of the unconscious and examines Freud's life story
Understanding viruses by Jeanine Isabel Butler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learn how viruses operate and how your immune system defends you"--Guide
The prince by Rennie Ellis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Niccolò Machiavelli's book, The prince. This video compares the crumbling of medieval order of Machiavelli's time with modern politics and includes interviews with Henry Kissinger, Senator Gary Hart, Roger Masters, Riccardo Bruscagli and others. Includes reenactments from Machiavelli's life, period artwork, and location footage
Bacteria by inc Encyclopaedia Britannica Films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bacteria truly are on a rampage again. They've become immune to the best of our antibiotics, rendering once treatable infections deadly. And new strains have evolved, such as E. coli and the bizarre, flesh-eating group A strep. But bacteria do more than make us cringe: They can be helpful, aiding in meal digestion, air- and water-pollution control, and even the treatment of muscle disorders and wrinkles. Explore our uneasy relationship with these wily microbes, and come away with insights that will give your life sciences lesson plans a healthy shot in the arm
Wonders of weather( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Spanish and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Terrifying tornadoes, horrifying hurricanes, hailstones as big as basketballs! The weather is a constant source of amazement, amusement, and wonder. From the jet stream to the Gulf Stream, discover where the weather comes from, and why."--The back cover
Plato's Republic by David Roochnik( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's Republic has intrigued, provoked, appalled and inspired readers since he wrote it in Athens 2,400 years ago. Plato has been called the father of philosophy, the first feminist, a revolutionary and the original idealist. His concepts of psychology, logic and politics are dramatized with scenes from The Republic, including the Allegory of the Cave, and explained by scholars and experts
Understanding: magnetism by Inc.) Fa xian chuan bo gong si; (Discovery Communications( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this program we explore magnetism and discover how we would not have music as we know and experience it today. We would not have computers, motor vehicles, compasses, MRI scans. Magnetism literally shapes our modern-day world. We learn how magnetic forces were first discovered and how magnetism affects both humans and other animals. We explore the role of magnetism in computers, audio recording, medicine, travel and much more"--Container
Amazing materials : properties of matter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn the atomic structure of different elements and how scientists are combining matter to create new materials
The Human genome by Kenji Kikue( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about how scientists are discovering which human genes are responsible for specific human traits
Galileo's "Dialogue."( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Galileo's Dialogue in which he asserted that the Earth was not the center of the universe. Galileo was jailed for heresy for contradicting the traditional teachings of the medieval Church. The video traces the background of the Dialogue, from the Copernican view that the sun is the center of the universe, to the trial of Galileo before the Holy Office. The profound conflicts between science and theology unfold in dramatic re-enactments
Designer babies( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the growing field of human reproduction technology. Now it is possible to choose a babies gender, and to screen embryos for potential diseases, but what happens when the technology can be used to predetermine a child's size and intelligence? Will science answer the ethical questions that arise?
The eye : structure and function( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is a window to our emotions, and some say, to the soul. Explore the complexities of the human eye. Learn how its delicate mechanisms--the eyelids, lashes, cornea, pupil, iris, retina, and even tears--help us perceive the world"--Container
The Revolutionary War by Simitar (Firm)( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With still photos and live action, various facets of the American Revolution are portrayed
U.S. geography : the Midwest( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Formed by geologic event millions of years ago, the Midwest was once a sea of grass. Today the prairies of America's heartland provide food for millions. Includes discussion questions at the beginning and end of each segment
Understanding : volcanoes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the forces that work to create a volcano, visits people whose lives center around real-life towering infernoes, and examines the history of volcano study. Has two segments with answer and resources statements at the end of each part
 
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