WorldCat Identities

Stonebarger, Bill

Overview
Works: 266 works in 733 publications in 1 language and 4,299 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Nonfiction films  History  Short films  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Science films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Producer, Narrator, Writer of accompanying material, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 660.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Stonebarger
Cloning : how and why by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents some of the details of cloning techniques and identifies implications of what this technology might mean in the future. Also looks at stem cell research and the ethics of this research
Global warming : hype or hazard? by Robert Rohde( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the science, the politics and the uncertainties about global warming, one of the most important and controversial science and societal issues today
Toxic wastes( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a historical and ecological perspective on the vexing toxic waste dilemma. Includes contemporary and archival photographs, art prints, and graphic examples
Stem cells by Renato Dulbecco( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers Timothy Mulcahey, Neal L. First, Lloyd M. Smith, and Robin Alta Charo are featured in this presentation on stem cells, stem cell research, and the ethics of stem cell research
Women in science by Dinah L Moché( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment takes a brief look at the history of women in science including the work of Herschel, Lavoisier, Mitchell, Curie, Meitner, Franklin, and Yalow. The second segment examines current opportunities for women in science and includes interviews with six outstanding young women scientists
The Atom by David L Goodstein( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains and illustrates what an atom is, the scientific pioneers that contributed to its discovery and what nuclear energy means in human terms today
Ecosystems by I. G Simmons( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the varying approaches to ecology from Thoreau's naturalist tradition to the scientific views of Darwin and Odum. Looks at conflicts between developers and conservationists, and the controversies surrounding ecology and ethics today. Shows the relationship of living things to their environment in various ecosystems and how energy is exchanged through the chain of producers, consumers, and decomposers
Genetic engineering by Thomasina Gibson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the history of genetic research from Gregor Mendel to modern recombinant DNA, outlines the basic picture scientists have today of what a gene is and how it operates within living cells, and discusses genetic engineering and cloning
Nuclear power by Bernard Leonard Cohen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores the history of nuclear energy
The gene by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one dramatizes the history of genetic research from Gregor Mendel to modern recombinant DNA. Part two outlines the basic picture scientists have today of what a gene is and how it operates within living cells. Includes material on genetic engineering and cloning
The human genome project by Charles R Cantor( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion on the project to determine the sequence of the structure of all of the DNA of humans
The soul of science by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the story of science on all continents, stressing the great turning points for science and society in the Renaissance and in the 19th and 20th centuries. Pt. 1 features the birth of science and tells the story of science beginning on all continents, with special attention to ancient Ionian Greece. Pt. 2 follows the rebirth of science in the Renaissance when men like Galileo, Copernicus, and Isaac Newton forever changed the way we look at the world and the universe. Pt. 3 shows how the scientific vision expanded into Europe and North America, including the Industrial Revolution born in England's midlands and Charles Darwin as he wrote On the origin of species by natural selection. Pt. 4 moves into the 20th century when scientists like Einstein, Curie, Bohr, Crick and Watson led the way to the profound changes in today's world
Chemical cycles in the biosphere( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Develops a basic understanding of the cycling of chemicals in the earth's biosphere
Populations on earth( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the world overpopulated? Will population continue to explode in the coming century or will it level off as it did after the agricultural revolution? This program presents many sides using new year-2000 video footage from China, India and Europe
Energy and society( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program for understanding our modern world. How all lives connect in the world through science, technology and society
Evolution( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This DVD video contains three complete video programs: Charles Darwin explains the diversity of life; The story of evolution and The origin of species: creationism and evolution
Natural resources by Spencer Thomas( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one traces the controversy over natural resource shortages, considers whether there are limited quantities of natural resources and if the human creation of wealth can continue indefinitely. Part two focuses on the roles of human need and ingenuity in determining whether a resource is sought and utilized, shows how these human ingredients are the keys to alleviating shortages and abuse of natural resource reserves now and in the future
Scientific methods and values( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one presents a survey of the methods and values of scientists through the ages, with special attention to Ionian Greece, Renaissance Italy, and modern 19th- and 20th-century revolutions. Part two outlines scientific methods and values of today
Radiation by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the history of the discovery of radiation, and explains the difference between radiation that is ionizing and radiation that is not, and between electromagnetic radiation and nuclear radiation
The biosphere by Hubbard Scientific Company( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended to "bridge the gap between science and the humanities," this program highlights the connections within the universe
 
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English (213)