WorldCat Identities

Tell Me Why, Inc

Overview
Works: 96 works in 139 publications in 2 languages and 3,125 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational films  Classification  History  Miscellanea  Examinations  Film adaptations  Interactive multimedia 
Classifications: QL49, 523
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Most widely held works by Tell Me Why, Inc
Americana by Penguin Videos( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children have about water and weather. Included are questions such as Why do we have different seasons? What is a rainbow? Why do winds have different names? What is dew? Why do snowflakes have six sides? How were the oceans formed? and many others
Mammals( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children ask about mammals. Included are questions such as : Why are whales considered mammals? Can seals live underwater? Why does the kangaroo have a pouch? Why do elephants have big ears? Why do bats hang upside down?
Insects( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about insects such as: What is a moth? What are caterpillars? How many kinds of flies are there? How are flies born? How do insects breathe? Why do mosquitoes hum?
A Healthy body( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video encyclopedia answering questions about the human body, blood, vitamins, minerals, and drugs
Science, sound and energy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about science, sound and energy such as what does an archeologist do, does sound travel faster in air or water, what is matter, and more
Ecosystems( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explains ecosystems
Anatomy and genetics( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Spanish and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about anatomy and genetics. Unfolds the mysteries of the human body's many vital functions. Answers puzzling questions like: What is skin? Why do we have a skeleton? How do our muscles work? Why do we sleep? What is the brain? How do we breathe? What does our body do with food? What is the eye made of? How are teeth formed? How do we talk? How does the ear work? How does the heart work? What are genes?
Sports and games( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in Spanish and English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions such as when did the Olympics begin, who invented baseball, what is considered "the king of games", and more
Medicine( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children often ask about medicine. It takes the mysteries of the care of human life and puts them in simple language for children. Included are such questions as: Why do we get a fever? What is a cold? What are the measles? What is a wart? What are ulcers? What is epilepsy? What is hay fever? What is asthma?
Energy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Science defines and describes five types of energy
Animals & arachnids ; Prehistoric animals & reptiles( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and answers questions about animals and arachnids such as : How did dogs get their names? Why do cats have whiskers? What is a cheetah? Are a donkey and jackass the same? How do spiders spin their webs? What is a scorpion? It's an invaluable learning tool that provides kids with the answers they want and need
Classification of living things by Dr. Science( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines classification of living things
Scientific problem solving( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes a student through the correct steps for solving a problem scientifically
Flight( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children ask about flight. Included are questions such as: Why can't man fly? What is flight? What is Kitty Hawk? What ia s bi-plane? What is the X-15? What is a Vertol? What is a rocket? What are satellites? What is the Apollo Program? What is the Mercury Program? What is Project Gemini?
Matter( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explains the basic principles of matter
Geography( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions such as: What are maps and globes? What are latitude and longitude? What is pollution? What is the difference between weather and climate?
How things work( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children ask about how things work. Included are questions such as: How do telescopes make things appear closer? What is an electric eye? How are tape recordings made? What is television? How does a refrigerator make things cold? How does a jet engine work? What makes a car go? How does a washing machine work?
Customs and superstitions( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions children ask about customs and superstitions. Included are questions such as: Why do we have Christmas trees? How did Halloween originate? Why do we celebrate the New Year? Why do men raise their hats to ladies? How did weddings start? How did superstitions begin? Why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky?
Electricity and electric safety( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions such as: What is electricity? How is electricity made? What is static electricity? What is a volt? How can electricity be used safely?
Kids explorer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes such questions as: How do telescopes make things closer? What is an electronic eye? How are tape recordings made? What is television? How does a refrigerator make things cold?
 
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English (33)

Spanish (14)