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4 Steps to deal with peer pressure (L17711) Copyrighted 2008 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer Slim Goodbody Corp (3404) Audience Primary, Intermediate (PI) Synopsis One day you might be in a situation where you are being pressured to do something you don't want to do. Here are four steps that can help you out.

Adolf Eichmann: Hitler's Master Of Death: Host: Jack Perkins (L19436) Physical 0:46 minute Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer A&E Television Networks (4571) Synopsis He engineered the most efficient death machine the world has ever seen, and earned a place as one of the most hated men in history. Subjects World War II: 1939-1945-World War II: 1939-1945

Albert Einstein: Universal Genius (444013) Physical 32 pages Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Children's Press (0991) Publisher Children's Press (0991) Audience Intermediate (I) Series Getting To Know the World's Greatest Inventors & Scientists (3953) Author Venezia, Mike Credits Illustrated by Mike Venezia. ISBN # 9780531149751 Subjects Physicists—Biography Call# 92/EIN

The American Biology Teacher 2009 / September (443815) Collection Professional Collection Series The American Biology Teacher: August / 2009 through May / 20 (3916) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 71, Number 7 Contents Henry David Thoreau, Forest Succession & the Nature of Science: A Method for Curriculum Development; Learning to Measure Biodiversity: Two Agent-Based Models That simulate Sampling Methods & Provide Data for Calculating Diversity Indices; From Local to Global: A Birds-Eye View of Changing Landscapes; Using Field Experiences to Study the Land-Use Legacy; Mysterious Mycorrhizae? A Field Trip & Classroom Experiment to Demystify the Symbioses Formed Between Plants& Fungi.

Apple Fractions (444105) Physical 31 pages Copyrighted 2004 Distributor Scholastic (0309) Publisher Children's Press (0991) Audience Primary (P) Synopsis Introduces young readers to fractions. Colorful photos and simple text feature real-life examples that children can relate to. Using apples, children learn how to divide things into parts. Author Townsend, Donna ISBN # 0-516-24419-1 Subjects Elementary Mathematics; Apples Call# 513.2/TOW

Battle of Waterloo (L19014) Physical 0:21 minute Copyrighted 2004 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer A&E Television Networks (4571) Audience Junior High, Senior High (JS) Synopsis On Napoleon's return from his first exile, he reformed his Grand Army, which marched toward Belgium and an opposing coalition force from several European nations under the command of the British Duke of Wellington. This program uses reenactments to recount the tale of the historic confrontation of Napoleon and Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo and invites viewers to make command decisions.

Beyond the Big Bang (L19309) Physical 1:52 minute Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer A&E Television Networks (4571) Audience Junior High, Senior High (JS) Synopsis The universe began with a massive expansion, billions and billions of years ago, and it continues to expand with every passing second. The idea that the universe, and man's very existence, began with a "Big Bang" is no longer a topic of debate among most scientists—it is essentially taken as fact. How has man come to this conclusion, and how has our knowledge evolved so that we can recreate the very first seconds of our universe and all that has developed since? Interviews with the world's leading physicists and historians are woven together with animated recreations and first-person accounts to explain concepts such as the formation of galaxies, the creation of elements and the formation of Earth itself.

Blastoff! Readers. Body Systems (S03952) Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Scholastic Press (2831) Publisher Bellwether Media (4168) Audience Primary, Intermediate (PI)

Bridges (L19175) Physical 0:45 minute Copyrighted 2000 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer A&E Television Networks (4571) Synopsis This program is part of a series that examines some of the most outstanding technological achievements of humanity. This episode considers the importance and ingenuity in the construction of bridges. Serving as links across water or over impassable land, bridges have made the world more accessible for countless people. The program takes the viewer on a tour of some of the world's greatest bridges to study their engineering genius. The Golden Gate Bridge, the Roman Aqueducts, the Sydney Harbor Bridge, and the Akashi Kaikyo in Japan are just several of the many bridges featured in this documentary.

Bubble Trouble (443843) Physical 37 pages Copyrighted 2009 Publisher Clarion Books (3740) Audience Primary (P) Synopsis Mabel blows a bubble that captures Baby and wafts him away, resulting in a wild chase that involves the whole neighborhood. Author Mahy, Margaret ISBN # 978-0-547-07421-4 Subjects Humorous stories; Bubbles; Fiction; Stories in rhyme Call# F/MAH

Buddy System and bullies (L17654) Copyrighted 2008 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer Slim Goodbody Corp (3404) Audience Primary, Intermediate (PI) Synopsis If you're faced with a situation at school where there's a bully, try using a buddy system. Subjects Bullying & Harassment-Bullying & Harassment

Career and Technical Education Advisor 2009 / October (443794) Collection Professional Collection Series Career and Technical Education Advisor: August / 2009 throug (3877) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 5, Issue 8 Contents Resource on special education helps CTE teachers; News briefs: Agriculture contest coming this fall; Pittsburgh receives grant to get girls involved in STEM; Obama proposal offers hope for CTE, dual enrollment. Subjects Vocational guidance; Career development; Vocational Education; Vocation; Career education; Careers

The Christmas Tales from Around the World: Wondrous Candle (L16698) Physical 0:14 minute Copyrighted 2000 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer Colman Communications (0150) Audience Primary, Intermediate, Junior High, Senior High (PIJS) Synopsis The Wondrous Candle, a Romanian Christmas tale, is the story of little Petru whose bravery and compassion bring about a miracle. The story, drawn in beautiful muted tones and animated by artist Karen Rhine, has been meticulously researched to recreate the world the world of village life in late nineteenth century Romania. A tour of Romania, its lands, and the history of its people follows. Subjects World Cultures and History-World Cultures and History

Clean Energy (443980) Physical 24 pages Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Scholastic (0309) Publisher Children's Press (0991) Audience Primary (P) Series Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers (2972) Synopsis Simple text and photographs present information about clean energy. Author Hock, Peggy ISBN # 9780531138335 Gen Note Includes bibliographical references and index. Subjects Fossil fuels; Renewable energy sources Call# 333.79/HOC

Climate & Eating Habits (L17771) Copyrighted 2008 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer Slim Goodbody Corp (3404) Audience Primary, Intermediate (PI) Synopsis A person's eating habits are greatly affected by the climate in which they live. Subjects Nutrition/Diet-Nutrition/Diet

Dominican Republic (444045) Physical 144 pages Copyrighted 2008 Distributor Scholastic (0309) Publisher Children's Press (0991) Audience Intermediate, Junior High (IJ) Series Enchantment of the World II (2443) Synopsis Introduces Dominican Republic including its geography and climate, history, government, economy, people, culture, religion, language, and activities of daily life. Author Rogers Seavey, Laura ISBN # 9780531120972 Gen Note Includes bibliographical references and index. Call# 972.93/ROG

Earthquakes (444103) Physical 48 pages Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Scholastic (0309) Publisher Children's Press (0991) Audience Primary, Intermediate (PI) Series True Book (2969) Synopsis Presents the facts about earthquakes. Author Than, Ker ISBN # 9780531168820 Gen Note Includes bibliographical references and index. Subjects Earthquakes Call# 551.22/THA

Ellis Island (L19383) Physical 0:56 minute Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer A&E Television Networks (4571) Synopsis First-person accounts from immigrants - what America meant to them, what or who they left behind, what they brought in their lone wicker suitcase as they crossed into an unknown future - are the foundation of this compelling documentary on the nation's largest 20th century immigration portal.

Fast Food Frenzy (L18361) Physical 0:03 minute Copyrighted 2005 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer TV Ontario (0129) Synopsis We see a commercial for the fast food restaurant, Hot Diggity Dog and on Food Court the judge rules in favor of moderation for Fast Food Freddie. Subjects Nutrition/Diet-Nutrition and Food

From Pit to Peach Tree (443982) Physical 24 pages Copyrighted 2008 Distributor Scholastic (0309) Publisher Children's Press (0991) Audience Primary (P) Series Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers (2972) Synopsis Simple text and photographs present information from pit to peach tree. Author Weiss, Ellen ISBN # 9780531185384 Gen Note Includes bibliographical references and index. Subjects Life Cycles Call# 634/WEI

Henry Ford: Big Wheel in the Auto Industry (444007) Physical 32 pages Copyrighted 2009 Distributor Children's Press (0991) Publisher Children's Press (0991) Audience Intermediate (I) Series Getting To Know the World's Greatest Inventors & Scientists (3953) Synopsis This colorful business giant didn't just revolutionize the way the world travels he changed the way it works! Take a ride in the fast lane with Henry Ford, father of the automobile, the assembly line, and 20th-century American industry. Author Venezia, Mike Credits Illustrated by Mike Venezia. ISBN # 9780531237267 Subjects Industrialists; Automobile industry and trade Call# 921/FOR

Holiday Facts & Fun: Multicultural Christmas (L16691) Physical 0:22 minute Copyrighted 1993 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer Colman Communications (0150) Audience Primary, Intermediate (PI) Synopsis The spirit of a favorite holiday's underlying message - love and joy - is enhanced by the unique presentation featuring celebrations of families from Scandinavia, Native America, South Korea, Mexico, and Ethiopia, each in its American home, explaining family and ethnic customs associated with their celebrations. Special foods, songs, stories, games, celebrations, costumes, and other holiday traditions are shown for each group. This presentation is a perfect way to help children understand that ethnic expressions are wonderful ways for individuals and groups to celebrate Christmas and other holidays.

Journal of School Health 2009 / October (444161) Audience Adult (A) Collection Professional Collection Series Journal of School Health : August / 2009 through May / 2010 (3838) Synopsis Professional Periodical Edition Volume 79, Number 10 Contents Improving the School Environment to Reduce School Violence: A Review of the Literature; A Comparison of Weight-Related Behaviors Among High School Students Who Are Homeless and Non-Homeless; Changes in Psychosocial Factors and Physical Activity Frequency Among Third-to Eighth-Grade Girls Who Participated in a Developmentally Focused Youth Sport Program: A Preliminary Study; Participation in the National School Lunch Program: Importance of School-Level and Neighborhood Contextual Factors; Evaluating the Strength of School Tobacco Policies: The Development of a Practical Rating System; Relationship Building Blocks.

Machu Picchu: Lost City Of The Inca (L19044) Physical 0:44 minute Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer A&E Television Networks (4571) Audience Junior High, Senior High (JS) Synopsis What new discoveries await him high in the Andes? Archeology gets a fresh new face in this exciting series. Travel to the stunning, enigmatic Incan city and discover its secrets. Subjects Social Studies-World History

The Nervous System (444087) Physical 48 pages Copyrighted 2008 Distributor Scholastic (0309) Publisher Children's Press (0991) Audience Primary, Intermediate (PI) Series True Book (2969) Synopsis Presents facts about the nervous system. Author Taylor-Butler, Christine ISBN # 9780531168615 Gen Note Includes bibliographical references and index. Subjects Nervous system Call# 612.8/TAY

Rembrandt (L19005) Physical 1:30 minute Copyrighted 2004 Distributor Learn360 (4307) Producer A&E Television Networks (4571) Audience Junior High, Senior High (JS) Synopsis The face of Rembrandt, the seventeenth-century Dutch painter, is well documented in dozens of self-portraits that stand beside his famous paintings, such as The Night Watch and Belshazzar's Feast. This program looks behind the face to find the man, an artist renowned in his own time. Subjects Arts-Famous Works

RTI & DI Response to Intervention & Differentiated Instruction: The Dynamic Duo (444024) Physical Color; Sound; 37 minutes Copyrighted 2009 Distributor National Professional Resources (0443) Producer National Professional Resources (0443) Audience Adult (A) Synopsis Defines Response to Intervention - RTI- and Differentiated Instruction - DI - as powerful approaches for addressing the needs of all learners. Reveals how to differentiate instruction in Tier 1 (core curriclum instruction) and Tier 2 (targeted instruction) stages of RTI. Demonstrates a range of strategies including the use of flexible grouping, support staff, continuous progress monitoring and data collection. Studies the six common elements of RTI and DI. Covers classroom environments, learning centers, and how students with special needs can be helped through the use of RTI. Credits Features Lynn Heintzman and Helene Hanson. Contents 1 DVD and Educator's guide. Subjects Individualized Instruction; Education; Teaching Methods; Teaching