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The Resource Bridges, a co-production of WGBH Science Unit and Production Group, Inc. ; produced and directed by Larry Klein ; written by Larry Klein and Mark Olshaker, (videorecording)

Bridges, a co-production of WGBH Science Unit and Production Group, Inc. ; produced and directed by Larry Klein ; written by Larry Klein and Mark Olshaker, (videorecording)

Label
Bridges
Title
Bridges
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of WGBH Science Unit and Production Group, Inc. ; produced and directed by Larry Klein ; written by Larry Klein and Mark Olshaker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What enables a simple arch bridge to support such great weight? What holds up a suspension bridge? Bridge the world with award-winning author-illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay, and meet the brilliant designers who dared to extend roads and railways with ingenious but sometimes flawed designs. From the Golden Gate Bridge to some of the world's groundbreaking spans, you'll explore dozens of monumental engineering feats through historic film footage, fascinating photographs, illustrations and dramatic recreations
Summary
Focusses on the connections between the planning and design problems and the solutions that are finally reached when building bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, domes, and dams
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2001
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 2000
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
127955
Cataloging source
MLN
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macaulay, David
Credits note
Edited by Sam Green
Dewey number
624.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Intended audience: Juvenile
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1260
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 12
PerformerNote
Hosted by David Macaulay
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Klein, Larry
  • Macaulay, David
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Runtime
66
Series statement
Building big
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bridges
  • Bridges
  • Educational television programs
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
animation and live action
Label
Bridges, a co-production of WGBH Science Unit and Production Group, Inc. ; produced and directed by Larry Klein ; written by Larry Klein and Mark Olshaker, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally aired on Public Television
  • Special features: printable materials for educators and parents ; access to the Building big Web site ; scene selection
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 66 min.)
Isbn
9781593752088
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421322899
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG32289
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm71226264
  • (OCoLC)71226264
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Bridges, a co-production of WGBH Science Unit and Production Group, Inc. ; produced and directed by Larry Klein ; written by Larry Klein and Mark Olshaker, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally aired on Public Television
  • Special features: printable materials for educators and parents ; access to the Building big Web site ; scene selection
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 66 min.)
Isbn
9781593752088
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421322899
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG32289
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm71226264
  • (OCoLC)71226264
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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