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Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: "Kids will explore one of Earth's important energy resources with Water Energy Projects from the history of water energy, to how we use it today. They'll use water energy to spin a bottle, build a water mill, and more. Each project includes color photos and easy to follow instructions. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.91 BOR

Brearley, Laurie

Summary: From rushing river currents to the waves that crash along coastlines, water power is all around us. For centuries, people have relied on the movement of water for transportation and a power source for simple machines. It can also be used to create the electricity we rely on every day. Readers will find out what makes water flow from one place to another, how dams and turbines are used to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.91 BRE

Ollhoff, Jim

Summary: An exploration of renewable energy resources that focuses on wind and water power, providing information about how they are produced and used, discussing advantages and disadvantages, and including photographs, illustrations, anddiagrams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.914 OLL

Summary: Despite the extraordinary engineering of Brazil's Porto Primavera Dam, many scientists and environmentalists view its ecological effects as catastrophic. This program offers a sobering look at a nation's effort to balance its growing energy needs against the long-term benefits of preserving unique and irreplaceable ecosystems. Produced prior to the completion of Porto Primavera and the creation...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Radical changes in building design are needed to protect our fragile planet. This program studies the work of leading architects around the globe, all of whom employ green concepts and eco-friendly materials. Through extensive interviews and detailed visuals, the film provides insight into a wide range of residential and office design innovations-such as green roof technology, geothermal and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Powering houses and heating water in more energy efficient, sustainable ways is an important component of many remodeling projects. Whether it's through the use of passive or active solar technologies, wind, or other renewable power sources, today's remodelers need to understand the basics of green power so they can guide their clients toward smarter choices and then integrate these...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: The tropical rain forests of the world are home to nearly half the animal species on earth and contain some of the most fascinating examples of natural adaptation ever seen. This classic program takes viewers into the rain forests of Costa Rica to witness a richly varied habitat under threat from human encroachment. Here, a basilisk lizard walks on water, howler monkeys bask in the sun, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Some experts believe that up to 25 percent of the world's electricity could eventually be generated by wind power. This program presents the viewpoints of wind energy's supporters and opponents, and explains recent developments in wind power technology. Challengers to the proliferation of wind farms, including conservationists and citizens' groups, argue that wind turbines destroy the landscape...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Nothing is so familiar, and yet so elusive, as water. A running faucet would require 136 trillion years to discharge the Earth's 326 million cubic miles of water, but only fresh water-less than three percent of the global supply-can sustain life. As we transport, utilize, and consume water, we are tempted to view it as eternally plentiful. But its protracted cycle of falling from the sky,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Vilardi, Debbie

Summary: "This book introduces readers to the science behind salt water. Students learn about erosion and evaporation, two processes that contribute to the ocean's salinity. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for early readers. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cody Koala, an imprint of Pop! 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 500 VIL

Summary: Mother Nature unleashes spectacular natural phenomena as Jay, Elisha and Tyler witness the inner workings of Niagra Falls, an actual lightning storm, and try to get out of the way of an avalanche.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV POP

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Popular 2006

Daniels, Gilda R.

Summary: "An answer to the assault on voting rights--crucial reading in advance of the 2020 presidential election. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is considered one of the most effective pieces of legislation the United States has ever passed. It enfranchised hundreds of thousands of voters, particularly in the American South, and drew attention to the problem of voter suppression. Yet in recent years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 DAN

Summary: It explores the remarkable life of Jeremiah Tower, one of the most controversial and influential figures in the history of American gastronomy. Tower began his career at the renowned Chez Panisse in Berkeley in 1972, becoming a pioneering figure in the emerging California cuisine movement. After leaving Chez Panisse, due in part to a famously contentious relationship with founder Alice Waters,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF JER

Summary: Presents the life and work of Beatrix Potter through drawings, photographs, letters, journal entries, excerpts, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 823.912 ULT

Goudsouzian, Aram.

Summary: "The engrossing story of a march that became the key turning point in the history of the civil rights movement On June 5, 1966, the civil rights hero James Meredith left Memphis, Tennessee, on foot. Setting off toward Jackson, Mississippi, he hoped his march would promote Black voter registration and defy racism. The next day, he was shot by a mysterious white man and transferred to a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.11 Goudsouzian 2014

Summary: Examines the contemporary tactics used to control our democratic process and silence political dissent. Chronicles the patterns of voter disenfranchisement from Florida 2000 to Ohio 2004 while following the story of Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Company 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AME

Summary: As the founding member, lyricist, composer and creative force behind Pink Floyd, this powerful film presents Waters powerful music in stunning form and highlights its' message of human rights, liberty, and love. Based around his acclaimed, sold-out worldwide tour of 2017-18, comprising a total of 156 shows to 2.3 million people across the globe, it features classic songs from The Dark Side of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC US

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: It's 1964 in Greenwood, Mississippi, and Sunny's town is being invaded by people from up north who are coming to help people register to vote. Her personal life isn't much better, as a new stepmother, brother, and sister are crowding into her life, giving her little room to breathe.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Blake, Kathy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 745.54 Blake

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