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Haines-Stiles, Geoffrey

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Most widely held works about Geoffrey Haines-Stiles
 
Most widely held works by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles
The creation of the universe by Timothy Ferris( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the ultimate detective story: the creation of the universe. Go on a cosmic ride, from the Big Bang 15 billion years ago, to the frontiers of science today. The program also takes viewers around the world, visiting with today's great thinkers, including physicist Stephen Hawking, and Nobel Prize winners Murray Gell-Mann and Steven Weinberg. From quarks to quasars, the scientists explore a host of provocative ideas
Childhood by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an "insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised. Through the observation of twelve families on five continents, the series looks at childhood from a number of perspectives--personal, scientific, historical and cultural--using a variety of production techniques ..."--Container label
Cosmos : a personal voyage by Carl Sagan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In episode 2, Dr. Carl Sagan's cosmic calendar makes the 15-billion year history of the universe understandable and frames the origin of the Earth and the evolution of life from microbes to humans. An understanding of how life developed on Earth enables imaginative speculations on what forms life might take elsewhere in the cosmos. Episode 3 includes a historical re-creation of the life of Johannes Kepler -- the last scientific astrologer, the first modern astronomer, and the author of the first science fiction novel. Kepler provided the insight into how the moon and the planets move in their orbits and ultimately how to journey to them
Louder than words by Eric Beach( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
House of tomorrow( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
Earth : the operators' manual( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is the planet due for an oil change? Why are fossil fuels unsustainable? Can renewable energy power the planet? These and many other questions are answered in "Earth: The Operator's Manual." This accurate, understandable and upbeat report on the interconnected stories of humans, fossil fuels, earth's climate history and our future energy options will leave you amazed at the beauty and bounty of the planet, inspired by human ingenuity, and optimistic about the future"--Container
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mutual influence of both nature and nurture, the ongoing interacti on of time, place and biology. Shows births in Russia, America and Brazil to sh ow how different societies approach the experience
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores middle childhood development, from ages five to seven, as children become more responsible and capable. Their brains and bodies mature and children may begin formal training. Shows the first day of school in several countries and examines what recent research says makes for effective education
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features three- to five-year-olds learning social and psychological intricacies of family life. The families in this cross-cultural study teach their children how to view and cope with the wider world as they interact with it at day care and school. Shows varying models of behavior and codes of discipline to mold children in their culture's proper social image. Discusses jealousy, punishment, gender task assignments, and the importance of birth order to children
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the importance of peer relationships as a crucial component of development. Self identity, gender expression, moral character, and problem solving are established by the child's social interactions and group participation in sports and other same age activities
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores brain and body development during the infancy period between six months and three years. Examines improved coordination, increased mobility, the acquisition of language, and an emerging sense of self. Demonstrates that infants are active participants, instead of powerless beings
In the land of the giants( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life's lessons: Demonstrates the shift toward new abilities and behaviors of five to seven year olds, as children enter into a distinctive stage of development called middle childhood. Includes sequences showing the first day of school in several countries. Shows how such milestones are recognized by different cultures
Earth, the operators' manual( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using compelling stories that showcase the many ways in which great nations and smaller communities are finding sustainable solutions that provide for people and protect the Earth, Power the Planet asks an urgent question: Is America making the right decisions for its own energy future? This second program in the Earth: the operators' manual series is an eye-opening look at some of the world's most important energy decisions, and a provocative assessment of what it takes to build a sustainable energy infrastructure. The planet offers lots of choices: what we do with them is up to us."--Container
Quest for contact : NASA's search for extraterrestrial intelligence( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the possibility of life on other planets
Great expectations( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mutual influence and importance of both nature and nurture in the development of children. Witnesses births in Russia, America, and Brazil to show how different societies approach this experience
Earth, the operators' manual( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Instead of waiting for Washington these folks are rolling up their sleeves and meeting the challenges head on. In the process, they're becoming energy efficient, saving a buck, protecting the environment, and securing the future for our kids and our country. This third program in the Earth: The operators' manual series is not about a red or blue America, but about the power of people who want to move beyond political labels, debates and paralysis to build a more productive, prosperous and sustainable future."--Container
Among equals( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of tomorrow: a look at emotional and physical transformations, characteristic of puberty and adolescence. The biological metamorphosis of youth into men and women is marked in various cultures. Whether adolescence is stressful or manageable depends on how parents and teachers respond to the individual throughout childhood. It matters greatly what we do and say to our children
Childhood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mutual influence and importance of both nature and nurture in the development of children. Witnesses births in Russia, America, and Brazil to show how different societies approach this experience
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores how parents' expectations and actions come to shape a child's character and behavior. Shows how the roots of future personality are present from birth, and how shyness and sociability have a distinct biological component
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised
 
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Haines-Stiles, Geoff

Stiles, Geoffrey Haines-

Languages
English (85)

French (2)