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Summary: "Take a detailed look at the fascinating history and culture of Washington DC with an insider's tour sponsored by Smithsonian."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.53 GRE
Call number: DVD 917.53 GRE

Contents: Disc 1. Investment decisions and goals -- A framework for investing -- Mistakes investors make -- The characteristics of security returns -- The theory of efficient markets -- Evidence on efficient markets -- Disc 2. Valuation formulas -- Bond pricing -- The term structure of interest rates -- The risks in bonds -- Quantifying interest rate risk -- Value creation and stock prices -- Disc 3....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.6 ADV
Call number: DVD 332.6 ADV

Summary: Explore the astounding accomplishments of the ancient North Americans and their significant American legacy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 Bar
Call number: DVD 970 Bar

Summary: Presents a full course of introductory college biology lectures. Explores living systems at all levels, from biological molecules to global ecosystems. Plus, examines pressing questions facing society today, including genetics and cloning, stem cell research, and AIDS.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 570 BIO

Summary: Professor J. Rufus Fears presents his choices of some of the most essential writings in history. These are works that shaped the minds of great individuals and that offer an extraodrdinary gift of wisdom to those willing to receive it. Focus is on intellectual history and ethics, taking the underlying ideas of each great work and revealing how these ideas can be put to use in a moral and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 800 FEA
Call number: DVD 800 FEA

Summary: There is more to the universe than meets the eye--a lot more. In recent years, scientists have discovered that 95 percent of the contents of the cosmos are invisible to our current methods of direct detection. Yet something is holding galaxies and galaxy clusters together, and something else is causing space to fly apart. Scientists call these invisible components dark matter and dark...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2007

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.1126 DAR

Summary: In 12 lessons, you will be introduced to various grilling traditions and recipes from around the world. The overall focus of these lessons is to teach you how to apply proven techniques to perfect your grilling of a variety of foods, including beef, lamb, pork, chicken, seafood, vegetables, fruit, and even pizza.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 EVE
Call number: DVD 641.5 EVE

Summary: Features some of the finest college professors in America, lecturing on literature written from ancient times to the modern era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 GRE

Summary: Buddhism challenges some of the most important Western ideas about God, human life, and the self. In Buddhism, there is no single almighty God who created the world. Instead, Buddhism teaches that all of life is suffering, and there is no permanent self. Moreover, it teaches that in accepting that all life is suffering, bliss can be achieved in this life. Buddhism's core philosophy that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 GRE

Summary: "This epic travel adventure from The Great Courses and Smithsonian's travel arm, Smithsonian Journeys, delivers a feast of cultural and historical riches."--From container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 914.5 GUI

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Contents: Disc 1. Lectures: 1. The importance of the Higgs boson -- 2. Quantum field theory. -- 3. Atoms to particles -- 4. The power of symmetry -- 5. The Higgs field -- 6. Mass and energy Disc 2. Lectures: 7. Colliding particles -- 8. Particle accelerators and detectors -- 9. The large Hadron collider -- 10. Capturing the Higgs boson -- 11. Beyond the standard model of particle physics -- 12. Frontiers...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 539 HIG

Summary: A survey of the 3,000 years of Egyptian history from prehistoric times to the death of Cleopatra.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

Contents: Part 1: Disc 1. Lecture 1 Cities, civilizations, and sources ; Lecture 2 From out of the Mesopotamian mud ; Lecture 3 Cultures of the ancient near East ; Lecture 4 Ancient Egypt : the gift of the Nile ; Lecture 5 Pharaohs, tombs, and gods ; Lecture 6 The lost civilization of the Indus Valley -- Disc 2. Lecture 7 The Vedic age of ancient India ; Lecture 8 Mystery cultures of early Greece ;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2011

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 930 HIS
Call number: DVD 930 HIS

Summary: A former award-winning middle school science teacher provides tips on study skills for high school students to improve their academic achievement. Parent participation is also discussed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.4 HOW
Call number: DVD 371.4 HOW

Contents: Plan the garden of your dreams -- Get the right plant for the right place -- Prepare healthy soil and plant for Spring -- Design for light, water, and microclimate -- Refresh your summer garden -- Add new color in Fall and prep for Winter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 635 HOW

Summary: With the new submission conveniences offered by the Internet, today's authors face unprecedented competition in the writing market. So, how does an aspiring author get published? This course lays out your best options for publication and leads you step by step toward achieving your goals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Great Courses 2015

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Summary: "Everything we now know about the universe--from the behavior of quarks to the birth of entire galaxies--has stemmed from scientists who've been willing to ponder the unanswerable. And with the advent of modern science, great minds have turned to testing and experimentation rather than mere thought as a way of approaching and grappling with some of the universe's most pressing and vexing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 523.1 INE

Summary: Prof. Daileader discusses major developments, leaders, and accomplishments in the history of Europe from about 1300 to 1500 A.D.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.1 LAT

Summary: "Receive a fundamental education in American law from four exceptional lawyers and professors."--Book cover page [4]

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 349.73 LAW

Summary: Twenty-four lectures on the history and varieties of Christian doctrines in the early church.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2002

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Summary: 'To know the history of the American South, within its own context, is to come to terms with one of modern history's most astonishing, polarizing, and illuminating stories. In these 24 lectures, you'll relive the unforgettable drama of the South, from the rise and fall of the slave South to the making of the New South, examining the full scope of a historical epoch that still affects life in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 NEW

Summary: "Around 10,000 years ago, the small group of Paleolithic hunter-gatherers that had walked the earth for millennia gave way to increasingly complex Neolithic villages of agricultural producers. Around 4,000 - 5,000 years later, people had gathered in urban settings, established laws, and developed culture and political systems. This remarkable change took place in Mesopotamia, on the North China...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 930 ORI
Call number: DVD 930 ORI

Summary: Follow the rise, collapse, and rebirth of the grand Ottoman Empire.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956 OTT
Call number: DVD 956 OTT

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