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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

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Summary: Our ready-to-use lab has everything students need to explore magnetism—hands on! You get 7 easy-to-follow experiment cards with skill-building investigations on front and scientific information on back…plus all the materials students need for unlimited exploration and discovery—including bar magnets, compasses, electromagnets and more. Lab comes with 50 experiment pieces.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lakeshore Learning Materials 2013

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Summary: Explore and experiment with three magnetic geometric shapes, the pentagon, square and triangle to create simple and complex 3-D models.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: The Magformers, Inc. 2012

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR

Summary: "Kids will learn how to think about the world in new ways with these challenges and stories centered around science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Master multiplication tables; Develop creativity and problem-solving skills; Learn about polarity and magnetism; Explore building and construction."--

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Summary: Explore and experiment with three magnetic geometric shapes, the pentagon, square and triangle to create simple and complex 3-D models.

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: The Magformers, Inc. 2012

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Summary: Build remote-controlled geomagnetic vehicles with this STEM focused magnetic construction set featuring rechargeable turbo motors.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smart Toys and Games, Inc. 2018

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Theroux, Paul

Summary: "Paul Theroux has spent fifty years crossing the globe, adventuring in the exotic, seeking the rich history and folklore of the far away. Now, for the first time, in his tenth travel book, Theroux explores a piece of America--the Deep South. He finds there a paradoxical place, full of incomparable music, unparalleled cuisine, and yet also some of the nation's worst schools, housing, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 975 THE

Summary: Romance and intrigue at a London auction house. Written by John Mortimer (Rumpole of the Bailey), this 1990s British drama tells the story of art experts who share a passion for the treasures they put under the hammer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2011

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV UND

Lutes, Jason

Summary: "The third and final act of Jason Lutes's historical fiction about the Weimar Republic begins with Hitler arriving in Berlin. With the National Socialist party now controlling Parliament, the citizenry becomes even more divided. Lutes steps back from the larger political upheaval, using the intertwining lives of a small group of Germans to zero in on the rise of fascism and how swiftly it can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LUT

Hunter, Rebecca (Rebecca K. de C.)

Summary: Explains how electricity and magnetism are related, how they can be harnessed, and how they are useful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree Steck-Vaughn 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 537 HUN

Anthony, Gene.

Summary: 30th anniversary edition tells, through photos and words exactly what the psychedelic world of the Haight-Ashbury was like

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Last Gasp 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.4 ANT

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Summary: This Science Screen Report examines the production, transportation, and consumption of electricity. Using the Hoover Dam as an example of efficient hydroelectric power generation, the program illustrates how transformers raise or lower voltage to manageable levels and how electricity is specifically channeled to illuminate buildings, power devices, and propel vehicles. Vital electrical concepts...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program traces the relationship between magnetism and electricity from the first accidental discovery of induced current. The concepts of electric and magnetic fields are introduced and their representation explored. The features of coils and solenoids are examined to develop the construction of practical electromechanical devices such as solenoid switches and electromagnets. Hand rules...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Challoner, Jack.

Summary: Experiments and activities introduce the properties of batteries and magnets and the principles of electricity and magnetism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 537 CHA

Harrington, Claudia

Summary: "Lenny follows Kan for a school project and learns what it's like to have a multicultural family"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Looking Glass Library, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC HAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAR

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Contents: Essays. Collecting the image of America : Charles Willson Peale's The artist in his museum and Samuel F.B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre / Judith Russi Kirshner -- Painting the image of America : portraiture and genre in the 19th century / Elizabeth Milroy -- Americans in the landscape / D. Scott Atkinson -- American impressionism / Elizabeth Milroy -- America and the modernist spirit / D....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Terra Museum of American Art 1987

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709.73 PRO

Summary: This program looks at physics principles behind AC and DC generators. The relationship between a changing magnetic field and the induction of electric current is examined. A hand rule is introduced to predict the generator effect in a linear length of conductor exposed to a changing magnetic field. The behavior of a rotating coil in a magnetic field leads to the practical construction of an AC...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program investigates the application and limitations of Ohm's Law. Series circuits and parallel circuits are described. Using equivalent resistance, practical exercises are developed in the application of Ohm's Law to series circuits, parallel circuits, and circuits of greater complexity. Specific modules include Ohm's Law, Series Circuits, Series Calculations, Parallel Circuits, Parallel...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Showing how interactions between magnetic fields lead to the production of motion, this program introduces viewers to the inner workings of DC motors. Topics include the work of Hans Christian Oersted, the creation of the first electric motor by Michael Faraday, and the rules for predicting field direction and forces on current carriers. The construction of a simple DC electric motor is shown...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This program defines electric power and explores in general terms a variety of means by which it is produced, transmitted, and consumed. Efficiencies and inefficiencies relating to energy conservation are discussed in relation to power production, transmission, and consumption, with a particular focus on the efficiencies and inefficiencies associated with the conversion of electricity to light....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Montanari, Donata.

Summary: Twelve children from different countries describe how they live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 390 MON

Poortvliet, Rien.

Summary: The author, a popular Dutch artist, presents paintings of Noah's ark and its animals, both on the ark and in their natural settings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams 1986

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.9 POO

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