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Title How much is a million? [videorecording] / a production of WNED-TV & GPN ; associate producers, Kathy Kinsner, Marc Perry ; adapted and filmed by Take Ten, Inc..

Imprint Baltimore, Md. : GPN Educational Media, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, DVDs    J HOW    Available
Description 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Reading rainbow ; 120
Reading rainbow; 120.
Note Based on the book 'How much is a million?' / David M. Schwartz.
Contents How much is a million? -- Really big numbers -- How crayons are made -- Football estimation -- Book reviews.
Credits Animation, Ovation Films.
Performer Hosted by LeVar Burton.
Event Originally broadcast on PBS.
Summary A mathematical magician helps readers conceptualize a million, a billion, and a trillion. Other segments include: Really big numbers: LeVar explores ways of counting large numbers as he talks to people who share grouping and estimating techniques ; How crayons are made: a visit to the Crayola Crayon Factory shows how crayons are made and talks about the large number of crayons they handle in their jobs ; Football estimation: a visit to Giants Stadium shows how vendors and stadium employees use estimation to prepare for game day.
System Details DVD.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Million (The number) -- Juvenile films.
Billion (The number) -- Juvenile films.
Trillion (The number) -- Juvenile films.
Number concept -- Juvenile films.
Crayons -- Juvenile films.
Genre/Form Television programs for the hearing impaired
Added Author Burton, LeVar.
Great Plains National (Firm)
WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
Added Title Reading rainbow (Television program)
Music No. 126.120D GPN

 
    
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