WorldCat Identities

Haines-Stiles, Geoffrey

Publication Timeline
.
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 )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 674 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
Cosmos : a personal voyage by Carl Sagan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In episode 10, Dr. Sagan leads viewers on awesome trips -- to a time when galaxies were beginning to form, to India to explore the infinite cycles of Hindu cosmology, and to show how humans of this century discovered the expanding universe and its origin in the Big Bang. He disappears down a black hole and reappears in New Mexico to show viewers an array of seventeen telescopes probing the furthest reaches of space. In episode 11, the brain is the focus as Dr. Sagan examines another of the intelligent creatures with whom we share the planet earth -- the whales. Viewers wind through the maze of the human brain to witness the architecture of thought. We see how genes, brains, and books store the information necessary for human survival
Childhood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 184 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
Childhood by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 139 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 12 families on 5 continents, the series looks at childhood from a number of perspectives--personal, scientific, historical, and cultural. Includes documentary sequences, provocative historic films, and vivid clinical illustrations with on-screen commentary by experts
Louder than words by Eric Beach( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 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 )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 92 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
The house of tomorrow( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 76 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
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 68 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
The Creation of the universe : a science special by Timothy Ferris( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the origin and history of the universe, discusses unified theories, and concentrates on the big bang theory. Suggests that all creation was ruled by a single principle
Childhood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 59 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
In the land of the giants( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 54 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 53 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
Childhood( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and held by 52 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 52 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
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
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
Quest for contact : NASA's search for extraterrestrial intelligence( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the possibility of life on other planets
Great Expectations by Joan Hickson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 32 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
Among equals( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 29 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 )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The series concludes with 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
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.17 for Childhood ... to 0.86 for The Seth M ...)

Alternative Names
Haines-Stiles, Geoff

Stiles, Geoffrey Haines-

Languages
English (74)