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|#14946/0483 21ST CENTURY MONEY MANAGEMENT (5 Progrrams)|
This series is packed with information about banking in the new millennium. Not only are the basics of opening accounts covered, but your students will also learn how to manage their money successfully. Special focus is given to online banking. Covers checking, savings, credit cards, loans an financial planning.Grades 7 to A
|#12262/0635 AGE OF WALMART: Inside America's Most Powerful Company DVD|
Walmart is great for consumers! Walmart decimates locally-owned small business! Walmart keeps prices down! Walmart puts people out of higher-paying manufacturing jobs and then offers minimum-wage service jobs! CNBC's David Faber examines the giant!
|#12218/1290 AMAZING EGGS Revised!|
Get the facts on the amazing egg! Learn about size, grade, color, storage, cooking temperatures, and nutrition. Explore the versatility of eggs, various ways to prepare them and how they contribute to the preparation of other foods. Egg recipes are included and demonstrated by comedian Stevie Ray. Grades 6 to A
|#12105/1290 ARE YOU READY TO LIVE ON YOUR OWN? DVD
Teenagers planning to move out of their parents' houses and into their own living space often have some surprises in store for them. Handling money, food, laundry, cleaning; the realities of home economics is just part of it but there can be some other painful lessons involved as well. Viewers get a peek into the art and science of living on your own. Grades 9 to 12
|#13056/1290 BAKING BASICS SET (5 Programs on one DVD)
Learn the basics of baking and cooking with this comprehensive series. Discover the secrets of mouth-watering baked goods and basic meat preparation techniques. Includes five programs: PIES, COOKIES, MEATS, YEAST BREADS and QUICK BREADS. Grades 7 to A
|#15096/1290 BAKING FUNDAMENTALS: Cookies, Bars, and Cakes|
With a knowledge of baking basics, cookies, bars, and cakes are easy to prepare. Learn the essential skills necessary to make delicious baked goods. Step by step instructions take viewers through each recipe from start to finish,Grades 6 to A
|#14993/1290 BAKING FUNDAMENTALS: Muffins, Biscuits, Pancakes and Quick Breads|
Discover just how easy and fun baking can be! With a knowledge of baking basics, biscuits, scones, pancakes, and other quick breads are simple to prepare. Join Chef Dave Christopherson in the kitchen as he demonstrates and explains how to make a variety of different quick breads. Step by step instructions take viewers through each recipe from start to finish!Grades 6 to A
|#14068/1290 BAKING MATH - DVD|
What does math have to do with baking a cake!? Watch and learn as ingredients are measured proportionately and combined by four students making a perfect, banana chocolate chip bread. Grades 5 to 9
|#12221/1290 BASICS: FRUITS AND VEGETABLES|
Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet. In this video, Chef Paulette Mitchell discusses the variety of fruits and vegetables available while demonstrating preparation and cooking methods. Chef Paulette also demonstrates easy and delicious recipes including fruit kabobs, fruit smoothies, fruit ices, vegetable pizza and a veggie tortilla roll-up. Grades 7 to A
|#16159/2003 BIOLOGY: The Science of Seeds|
To keep up with the growth in human population, the quantity of food that will have to be produced over the next 50 years will be greater than the past 10,000 years combined. With seven billion people on the planet, traditional farming can only succeed with the assistance of science and a host of hi-tech tools and innovations. This program explores how farmers and scientists continually adapt and innovate in order to produce enough food to feed a hungry planet, while understanding and protecting the environment. *Closed CaptionedGrades 8 to A
|#14452/1120 BUYING INTO BRAND MARKETING: Shaping Your Perceptions|
Corporations spend billions (with a B) convincing consumers that identifying with their brand name and buying their products will improve their quality of life in some way. Viewers learn some of the tricks of this trade to help them see through the mumbo-jumbo and make smarter choices for themselves. Grades 7 to A
|#12462/1290 CASH, CREDIT, AND YOUR FUTURE|
Recent events have demonstrated quite clearly just how fragile personal economic security can be. Also, how delusional the expectation that leaving so-called professionals to look after our money in good faith is! Thank you Bernie (among others) for setting that straight. Shows young people that handling their own money and credit responsibly can be interesting and will make a big difference in their future lives. Grades 9 to A
|#5143/1120 CHARGE IT! Credit Card Secrets DVD
Credit cards!? ! Boost or BUST!!?? This video provides a consumer's guide to choosing and using a credit card advantageously and it's aimed particularly at young people who are being tempted by credit card offers for the first time. The information is valuable to ANY consumer.
|#15599/0450 COCOA (Cacao): A STUDY OF CHOCOLATE|
This DVD traces the journey of the cacao bean from harvest to consumption. It examines the roles of growers, harvesters, brokers, and exporters and explains why producers receive only five percent of the profits from chocolate sales. The program visits Ecuador, where some of the world’s most refined cocoa is produced, and tours the Cailler-Nestlé chocolate factory in Broc, Switzerland.
|#11210/0635 COLAMECO'S KITCHEN SURVIVAL GUIDE (3 Programs) DVD
Given the absolute overabundance of BAD food choices available to young people today, one of the most important lessons they can learn for their own health is how to properly shop for and prepare food for themselves. In this three-part series, the creator and host of PBS's Colameco's Food Show explains how to shop for groceries, store food, prepare ingredients, keep the kitchen clean and safe, and develop basic kitchen skills and techniques.
|#14912/1290 COOKING FUNDAMENTALS: Success in the Kitchen|
Chef Dave demonstrates and explains a variety of basic cooking techniques necessary for success in the kitchen, including baking, blanching, boiling, grilling, roasting, sautéing, simmering, stir-frying and more!Grades 6 to A
|#13747/1290 D IS FOR DECISIONS: Be a Smart Consumer|
Teaching teenagers to get past the instant gratification stage that is used by so many advertisers in marketing to teens is difficult. This video provides viewers with specific techniques to help teens evaluate products and purchases; a life-skill based on rational decision-making that is much discouraged by today's advertisers. Buy this and you'll be popular! Grades 6 to 12
|#15139/0685 DEFAULT: The Student Loan Documentary|
Chronicles the stories of borrowers who find themselves in the paralyzing predicament of having to repay far more than what they borrowed - with no bankruptcy protection, and no recourse under the law. The result is at once an accessible analysis of a mounting economic crisis, and a cautionary tale for students.
|#10510/1690 DRIVING TACTICS SERIES (3 Programs) DVD
Driving safely requires mental alertness, physical coordination, and respect for every other driver on the road no matter where you're going. NASCAR driver David Reutimann shares his expertise in all those areas as host of this dynamic, highly informative three-part series. Grades 8 to A
|#14071/1290 ETHNIC EATING: Japanese Foods|
A dining experience at a Japanese restaurant includes more than just eating sushi! A knowledge of food terms and eating etiquette are also necessary. Join Chef Andrew Zimmern for a fascinating study of the rich cultural history of Japan's foods. He interviews the owner of a Japanese restaurant and presents a food tour of Japanese dishes. Grades 10 to A
|#15379/1290 EVERYDAY MATH IN FOODS|
Cooking and baking are perfect examples of math used in everyday life. Join Chef Dave Christopherson as he takes a closer look at practical applications of math at the grocery store and in the kitchen. Basic math skills are used to determine recipe costs, converting recipes, determining timing, and more. Includes English to Metric conversion. Grades 6 to A
|#11599/0635 EXTREMES OF FASHION: Women's Couture and the Media|
Everything old is new again! Well maybe not everything. Bellbottoms may come and go but the fashions and the BIG business of clothing that came about in the 50's, 60's and 70's have been all but unmatchable. They laid the foundation for the multi-billion (trillion?) dollar industry that exists today.
|#13710/1733 FARM TO MARKET SERIES (15 programs on 3 DVDs)
Elementary age viewers learn that the stuff they eat does not just magically appear in their mother's hand on a plate or in a colourful cereal box; that the clothes they wear and the bedroom they sleep in were not always there. They actually originate somewhere else like a farmer's field or a forest and often go through various processes before arriving at their house. Fifteen 10-minute programs are on three DVDs. Grades K to 4
|#7264/1290 FASHION FRENZY: The History of Clothing|
Viewers take a tour of 20th century fashion. What inspires fashions to become duds or classics? What effect do economic, social and political events have on fashion? Does fashion "trickle down" or "bubble up"? Follow fashion for 100 years with a teen narrator, fashion expert, vintage videos and a fabulous fashion show. Grades 7 to A
|#9339/1290 FASHION SHOW THROUGH HISTORY - DVD
Imagine traveling back in time to wear the clothing of days gone by! That’s what happens to three teens! While researching period clothing for a school play, class project, and costume party, they magically find themselves in Ancient Civilizations. Viewers travel along as they experience what people wore in the Middle Ages, Renaissance, 1600s, 1700s, 1800s, and all the decades in the 1900s - and catch a glimpse at clothes of the future. Grades 6 to A
|#12272/1120 FOOD ADDITIVES|
From the history behind preserving foods to new concepts in enriching foods, this program presents examples of the many additives that are used to flavor, color, and preserve so much of what we eat. Takes a simple, factual look at the everyday trade-offs we make when we choose our food.
|#14009/1290 FRESH INGREDIENTS: Healthy International Food Tips
Viewers get an introduction to the pleasures and benefits of grocery shopping, cooking and eating. Five video segments offer food and nutrition lessons we can learn from food markets around the world that can be applied to our home-cooked meals. Contrasts packaged and processed foods with similar fresh items found at your local farmer's markets and supermarket, while offering tips for using fresh, tasty ingredients in quick-to-prepare, healthful meals. The segments are: Planning fresh meals; Seasoning with fresh herbs; Seasoning with spices; Selecting olive oil; and, Selecting the best fish. Grades 6 to 12
|#9822/0635 GADGET MANIA: The History and Evolution of the Infomercial DVD
WHO ever watches those things anyway? Whether it's slicing and dicing, or hanging by their ankles upside down, or the latest sit-up machine, how do those people ever sell ANYTHING? You'd be surprised. As this investigative program demonstrates, it seems that lots of viewers like the direct approach of the so-called and much derided infomercial.
|#11148/1290 GOT A NOTION TO SEW? DVD|
What can you say about sewing? It seems so antiquated. To actually make or repair things in cloth in our instant-gratification obsessed society? This video will get students ready to sew! What an idea! Radical! Includes safety in the sewing lab, notions for sewing, hand-sewing basics and the sewing machine. Grades 7 to 12
|#12831/1290 GROCERY SHOPPING CHALLENGE (THE)|
Looking for the most bang for your buck at the grocery store? Want to know the nutrition values in the aisles of your grocery store? Look no further! Get the inside scoop on what stores do to get you to spend more at the checkout. Grades 6 to A
|#10372/1120 HELP! They Stole My Name! DVD|
How can someone else steal your identity? Sounds ridiculous but what they are actually doing is sharing your financial identity and using (misusing/abusing) your credit. And that can be very, VERY bad for you. Watch and learn both how they do it and how to protect yourself from them.
|#12976/1290 HERBS AND SPICES|
The essence of the world's cuisines is based on indigenous ingredients and flavorings. Most important are the herbs and spices which give the cuisines their personalities. Instead of the artificial (and unhealthy) flavorings found in most processed (junk/fast) foods, alternatives do exist through the use of natural and healthy herbs and spices. Viewers get an introduction to their use that shows how easy (and tasty) it is to prepare great meals. *CC Grades 6 to 12
|#10768/0635 HISTORY OF HYBRIDS (THE) DVD|
Many people think that hybrid cars are a new idea. Viewers learn just how far hybrid technology has come since the 1800s. This video surveys the historical background of hybrid cars, introduces hybrid configurations currently on the road or in development, and explains the basic principles of hybrid system propulsion.
|#6666/1120 HOW CLOTHING IS MADE - DVD|
Grades 7 to A
|#5931/1120 HOW CLOTHING IS SOLD: Fashion Merchandising DVD
The fact is that the clothing industry has become so big and so profitable that the best minds in marketing are now directing campaigns of incredible complexity to deliver consumer dollars and loyalty. And whether it's NIKE or ARMANI, brand names are a big part of it. This video teaches viewers to recognize and understand this type of merchandizing. Grades 7 to A
|#12542/1120 HOW PEOPLE ARE PAID: From Work to Wages|
This brand new video offers a fresh look at the world of paychecks, deductions, and benefits. Grades 7 to A
|#16062/0483 HOW WOULD YOU BUDGET?|
Hanna has just gotten a raise and the cast of characters representing her monthly expenses are meeting so each one can make a case for their share of the money. Can they work together to balance Hanna’s budget? Will Saving finally get a fair share? Or will dreaded Debt demand that it all be used to pay back what she is owed? Your students will laugh as they learn about budgeting. But at the end of the program, they have to answer the serious question - How Would You Budget? *Includes Teacher's Guide *Closed Captioned *A full-length preview of this title is available upon requestGrades 7 to A
|#10604/1690 HOW YOUR CAR WORKS - DVD|
Dependent on cars? Dependent on mechanics? This video explains how a car works from the first turn of the key to the rubber on the road and everything in between. For most consumers in the automobile market this is a video that shouldn't be missed. Grades 8 to A
|#12995/1120 IN THE KITCHEN SERIES (6 Programs) DVD
Six new and fully revised programs exploring kitchen math and measuring, cooking techniques, food preparation, microwaves, kitchen utensils, and knife skills. Grades 7 to A
|#6696/1120 INVISIBLE HAND: Economics in Daily Life - DVD
Wow! Viewers are given the tools to make an analysis of their own lives from an economics perspective. They also get to look at economics from the perspective of, and using examples from, their everyday experiences. What is the REAL cost to their GDP of watching 4 hours of television every day? Alan Greenspan beware! Grades 7 to A
|#12140/1290 JUST THE FACTS KITCHEN SERIES (9 Programs)|
Chef Jonathan Locke has led professional kitchens in San Francisco, in Santa Fe and in Minneapolis for more than 20 years. In this series Chef brings his energy and expert food knowledge to these high-quality instructional videos. Programs include: MICROWAVE OVENS; SUPERFOODS; KNIVES; SALADS; BREAKFAST; CAKE DECORATING; YEAST; MUFFINS; and FOOD SAFETY. Grades 10 to A
|#13314/1290 KITCHEN FUNDAMENTALS: Basic Techniques Used in Food Preparation|
This introductory course shows young viewers the workings of the kitchen and the preparation of real food. The first segment covers the fundamentals of preparation, including hand washing and knife cuts. The second segment reviews the basics of cooking, from measuring to broiling to steaming and more. Grades 6 to 12
|#16169/1290 KITCHEN MATH: Measuring|
Success or failure in the kitchen depends on three elements interacting with each other: ingredients, time, and temperature. Measuring these three elements accurately helps ensure the end result is delicious food. This program resents measuring basics with humor and fun: * Units of measurement * Common abbreviations * Measuring tools and techniques * Proper measuring techniques for dry, solid, and liquid ingredients * Basic recipe conversion and cost comparisons Closed CaptionedGrades 6 to A
|#15601/1043 MAD COW, SACRED COW|
This DVD explores the connections among the mad cow crisis, the farm crisis, and the global food crisis and follows filmmaker Anand Ramayya as he examines the contradictions between the cow that provides beef as a food source and the cow that is the god of his Hindu ancestors. The DVD travels to India, which has a burgeoning meat export industry that is critical to the livelihood of 65 percent of India’s population. It discusses globalization and considers food consumption in relation to current environmental, cultural, economic, and health crises. .
|#13078/0880 MANUFACTURED FIBERS: Fabrics and Beyond|
This program introduces a variety of manufactured fibers, looks at their physical and chemical structures, examines their properties, and discusses their uses. The program covers such fibers as rayon, lyocell, acetate, nylon, polyester, and acrylic.
|#12271/1120 MARKETING'S 4 Ps: The Consumer Angle|
Product, place, price and promotion ... with pertinent examples from popular, everyday brands, students gain an understanding of how pricing strategies really work, how marketers target different consumers with identical products, and where positioning and branding meet profit.
|#13833/1290 MATH IN THE KITCHEN: Do You Measure Up?|
Watching cooking shows gives the impression that a pinch of this, a few drops of that and a splash of something else results in haute cuisine. The reality of preparing food is another matter as this video demonstrates. Pinches, drops and splashes are actually measurements that trained chefs recognize. Viewers are introduced to the mathematics of recipes and measurements. Grades 6 to 12
|#14072/1290 MEAL APPEAL: Quick Garnishes|
Chef Paulette Mitchell demonstrates innovative and delightful food designs for fruits, vegetables, breads and more. Feed your eyes and your appetite! Grades 6 to A
|#12210/1290 MEALS IN MINUTES SERIES (4 Programs)|
Join comedian Stevie Ray in this series of four programs as he uses humor to educate on the following topics: EASY STIR-FRY - walks viewers step-by-step though the basics of stir-fry cooking. VEGETARIAN - Vegetarianism is more than just not eating meat - it’s about smart eating. The key is to eat a varied, balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. MEAL PLANNING - Explains the steps of meal planning KITCHEN AND FOOD SAFETY - Learn the difference between safe and dangerous safety practices in the kitchen. Topics covered include: Hand washing; Knife safety; Cross-contamination; Burns and cuts; Food storage. And more! Grades 6 to 12
|#5141/1120 MERCHANDISING: The Store as Persuasion DVD
Beneficial to both marketers and marketees, this video shows consumers how to "read" the selling environment and teaches students of marketing that merchandising is a complex mix of art and science. Grades 7 to 12
|#15834/1290 MONEY SMART: Making Cents of Your Finances|
Being a smart consumer starts with understanding money and finances beyond simply knowing what money can buy. EARNING - Understanding your paycheck (3:14) SAVING AND INVESTING - Planning for rainy days and your future (5:02) SPENDING - Managing your expenses online (5:14) OWING - Borrowing and paying your debts (6:19) TRACKING AND GIVING - Living within your means and sharing with others (5:31) *Closed CaptionedGrades 6 to A
|#13075/0880 NATURAL FIBERS TO FABRICS AND BEYOND|
This program introduces such natural fibers as cotton, wool, silk, and bast fibers. It discusses their origins, examines their properties and uses, and explains how they are formed into fabrics.
|#7263/1290 NEW FABRICS, THEN FIBERS|
This is a fast-paced introduction to the world of textiles - the fundamentals of natural and manufactured fibers. Viewers share their experiences with fiber properties like comfort, warmth, cost and care. And how technology is creating new fibers such as spandex, microfibers, and locell is explained. Grades 6 to A
|#13246/2004 PATTERN DEVELOPMENT|
Master costume designer Rosemary Ingham takes viewers through a step-by-step explanation and demonstration of her process for pattern development; from initial drawings through measurement and fittings to the finishing touches.
|#14445/0635 PERSONAL FINANCE ESSENTIALS: Financial Literacy for Young Earners (5 Programs)|
Loaded with savvy tips and real-life scenarios, this comprehensive five-part series prepares students to become responsible managers of their personal finances. Each program tackles a specific topic - budgeting, banking, credit, investing, and taxes - and breaks it down into segments that can be used as separate teaching tools, or remain as part of a complete lesson. 5-part series, 32-38 minutes each.
|#6675/1120 POSITIONING: How Advertisers Shape Perceptions DVD
The brains behind the advertising industry never, EVER sleep! This video examines a new trend (trick?) that advertisers are using to keep consumers buying. Useful as a consumer education piece (or to introduce prospective advertisers to the latest techniques), this will at least let viewers know why they are willing participants in this consumer society, even if they didn't know it. Grades 7 to A
|#13003/1725 POWDER AND THE GLORY (THE) DVD
How did two female immigrants to the U.S. start businesses early in the 20th Century that grew into competing, hugely profitable enterprises? The names Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden still rank among the most recognizable even in today's cosmetics and fashion industries.
|#13596/1120 READING BLUE JEANS: Clothing and Culture|
Look around! How many people of all ages, races and sizes do you see wearing blue jeans? Viewers learn where this trend began way back when these were workpants worn by laborers and how they have successfully evolved into a common (and sometimes very expensive) fashion statement for the masses on all social levels.
|#13450/1120 SAVVY CONSUMER SERIES (3 Programs)|
With this new series teach your students credit basics, wise credit card use, and how as consumers - they have rights! The 3 parts are 23-25 minutes each: UNDERSTANDING CREDIT BASICS: Know the Score USING CREDIT CARDS WISELY: Take Charge KNOW YOUR CONSUMER RIGHTS (AND RESPONSIBILITIES) Grades 8 to A
|#13684/1290 SEW COOL! Be Unique! Be Creative!|
Sewing instructor Kimberly Oedekoven encourages viewers to create their own unique look and save some money by learning sewing basics that give the skills to begin to make projects on their own. Grades 6 to A
|#13178/1290 SEW GREEN: Recycle, Repurpose, Restyle DVD
Can everything old really be new again? Getting young members of our all-consuming culture to appreciate anything that is not BRAND new can open many creative windows to environmental thinking. Actually making use of older fabrics and materials by dismantling them and sewing them into new useful items is the focus of this video. From there the sky's the limit! Grades 7 to A
|#14446/1290 SEW THRIFTY!|
Create a unique and fashionable look using second-hand thrift store clothing for your next sewing project! Instructor Kimberly Oedekoven explores her local thrift store while explaining what to look for when shopping and practical thrifting tips to find used clothes to refresh and refashion into something new. Back in the sewing studio, four easy sewing projects are demonstrated from start to finish. Grades 7 to A
|#13597/1120 SHOPPING BEHIND THE SEAMS: Judging Quality in Clothes|
Aside from the fashion aspect what determines the price of clothing? Most people would think higher prices reflect higher quality but in an industry that is largely ruled by trends that is not always the case. Viewers learn the ways to spot well-made clothes.
|#14035/1290 SMALL APPLIANCES: A to Z|
As with most things in life, technology has taken over the kitchen. Small mechanical appliances now make the job of cooking easier and more fun. Take a look as a professional chef demonstrates a variety of appliances, from bread machines and food processors to waffle irons. Grades 6 to A
|#14877/1290 SMALL KITCHEN APPLIANCES|
The right small appliances can help you skillfully and efficiently prepare healthful foods from scratch. Learn the importance of reading owners’ manuals and properly caring for appliances such as blenders, food processors, toasters and toaster ovens, mixers, slow cookers, electric grills, and more. Also offers advice on selecting kitchen appliances and shows how to use them while demonstrating simple, delicious recipes.Grades 6 to A
|#12990/1280 SMART MONEY SERIES (3 Programs)|
Perhaps now more than ever, personal money management is obviously critically important. All those people and companies who were looking after other people's finances were either really looking out for themselves or not looking at all! Understanding the pitfalls of undisciplined saving, investing, budgeting and spending practices, especially aimed at younger viewers, is crucial. But then as Mr. Madoff demonstrated, anyone can be infantilized when there's free money involved. Grades 9 to A
|#10166/1120 SUPERMARKET PERSUASION: What Marketers Know DVD
Supermarkets...almost everybody uses them. This video delves into how supermarkets are designed with the specific intention of getting the most money out of each and every shopper in the shortest time possible. It allows consumers to begin to recognize and understand the marketing manipulation that is occurring, and holding on to more of their money. Very Interesting! Grades 7 to A
|#14453/1120 SUPERMARKETS: Aisles of Persuasion|
First of all it's a big store that you have to wander around to find what you need, then it's a big empty cart, then all that attractive packaging with yummy food pictures, then the special sales that keep popping up whenever you turn around! Hooked! That'll be $118.97 please. But all I wanted was some peanut butter?! Grades 7 to A
|#14940/0353 SUSTAINABLE GREEN FARMING AND LIVING: Eco-Farming, Organic Farming, and Green Buildings for Green Living (2 Programs)|
The two programs in this series deal with Eco-Farming, Organic Farming, and Green Buildings for Green Living. Defines what is organic vs. conventional farming and discusses the differences between organic and non-organic produce with several practical examples. The benefits of organic food considering nutrition, pesticide levels, taste, environmental impacts, humane considerations and price are also examined. Visits the First Hungarian Cooperative for Organic Farming in Europe - including the animal farm, some of the fields, as well as the eco-village. Some traditional sustainable green fabrication methods are demonstrated in detail in buildings under construction, as well finished family homes are visited.
|#11290/0635 TEACHING TOOLS FOR ECONOMICS with John Stossel (2 Programs) DVD
The study of economics and the repercussions of economic practices by both business and governments are one of the most crucial and significant factors affecting how we live now and in the future. So why do students think it's a boring, nerdy, theory-centered discipline that is neither art nor science? This two part introduction to the world of macro and microeconomics injects that ever involving element of reality and stimulates the interest the subject deserves.
|#14268/1290 TOUR OF A FABRIC STORE - DVD|
Motivate students to experience the sensational world of the fabric store! A high school student takes them on a tour and presents the basics of: Fabric (understanding fibers); Patterns (understanding the envelope); Notions; Craft supplies; and, Sewing machines (understanding the differences). Grades 6 to A
|#14006/1290 TOUR OF A MEXICAN FOOD STORE (A) DVD
Ethnic markets are a wonderful way to experience the rich culture and history of many countries! Travel with Chef Andrew Zimmern on his journey through a Mexican food market, learning about the culture and history of Mexico through the food he encounters. Grades 6 to 12
|#14063/1290 TOUR OF ETHNIC FOOD STORES (A)
Travel with dynamic and engaging Chef Andrew Zimmern on a journey through a Mexican, an Italian and a Chinese grocery store. Viewers are introduced to the basics and unique ingredients of these countries as well as the food pyramid for each culture. Grades 10 to A
|#1332/1120 USER FRIENDLY BUDGETING - DVD|
This video offers a complete introduction to the basics of personal finances. Budgeting, saving, and spending allowances are covered in detail.
|#6395/0635 VALUE OF BRAND NAMES (The) DVD|
Brand Names! Clothing, furniture, soft drinks, cars and trucks...brand names play a much more important role in the on-going success of businesses than consumers normally think. This video investigates how branding and marketing go hand in hand.
Going vegetarian is a big step that many people are considering, or actually trying. But is it really a positive move health-wise, and how difficult is it to get proper nutrition as well as taste satisfaction from a non-meat/fish diet?
|#15438/1290 WARDROBE PLANNING: Dressing for Your Body Type|
Looking for expert advice to dress your best with flattering clothing styles for all body types? This program takes viewers through the basics of dressing for your body type by creating a flattering, put-together look that is uniquely you.Covers a variety of hints and tips for both women and men to dress and look your best.Grades 7 to A
|#9785/1120 WHAT IS A PRICE? Basic Economic Literacy DVD
"That's just not worth it!" "But it's such a bargain ..." Our entire consumer-based economy revolves around the idea that enough people are willing to pay a certain price for certain goods or services. Why? Learn more. "This video is a steal at that price!" Grades 7 to 12
|#6397/0635 WHAT IS MARKETING? DVD|
This video provides an in-depth examination of the whys and wherefores of the science and art of product marketing. What was it P.T. Barnum said? Ok, well this is all about that!
|#1149/1120 WHY ADS WORK: The Power of Self-Deception DVD
How is language used in advertising to redirect, mislead, reassure, convince, exaggerate, minimize? And why does it work? Watch this video and learn... Grades 7 to A
|#13963/1120 WHY WE WEAR CLOTHES: The Functions of Fashion|
Although considerations of climate and modesty may be the most obvious responses to the question about clothing, viewers learn there are other things involved as well. What could they be? Grades 7 to A
|#5142/1120 WHY YOU BUY: 21st Century Advertising DVD
This video reveals the secrets behind the newest marketing techniques being developed and employed by the world's best advertising brains. Grades 7 to 12
|#13471/1290 WORLD FOOD MARKETS: CHINA|
Join cookbook author and world traveler Paulette Mitchell in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Zhujiajiao, an ancient water town. See food markets that hum with activity both day and night. The Chinese come not only to shop but also to socialize and to savor noodles, dumplings, and many local specialties. The aromas and flavors are amazing. Grades 7 to A
|#14115/1290 WORLD FOOD MARKETS: FRANCE|
Join chef and award-winning cookbook author Paulette Mitchell as she walks down grand boulevards and wanders through cobblestone streets in Paris, Nice, and Marseille while savoring the wonderful flavors and memorable sights of France. Grades 7 to A
|#13037/1290 WORLD FOOD MARKETS: FRENCH Cooking DVD
Join cookbook author and world traveler Paulette Mitchell as she walks down grand boulevards and wanders through cobblestone streets in Paris, Nice, and Marseilles while savoring the wonderful flavors and memorable sights. Grades 7 to A
|#12686/1290 WORLD FOOD MARKETS: ITALY|
There is a reason why real Italian cooking has set a standard for both taste and health that is recognized pretty much around the world. Viewers learn that in a traditional Italian marketplace the ingredients that make up that cuisine are almost all available fresh from local sources. Grades 7 to A
|#12593/1290 WORLD FOOD MARKETS: SPAIN|
Come along on a journey through the beautiful markets of Spain, the place to find traditional and exotic produce and other ingredients which provide the rich flavor of Spanish cuisine. Viewers will follow Paulette Mitchell, chef and award-winning cookbook author, inside several marketplaces to explore Spanish culture and food. Grades 7 to A
|#13036/1290 WORLD FOODS: Chinese Cooking DVD
Whether you're a newcomer to Chinese cooking or want to finetune your skills, this video makes it easy to prepare healthful, classic Chinese dishes at home. Grades 7 to A
|#14092/1290 WORLD FOODS: French Cooking DVD
Cookbook author and world traveler Paulette Mitchell explains typical French ingredients; French home cooking is thrifty and seasonal, combining an abundance of healthful ingredients with delicious flavorings. In this video she prepares Croque Monsieur, Rustic Chicken and Potatoes, and Tuna Salade Niçoise and Vinaigrette. Grades 6 to A
|#12977/1290 WORLD FOODS: MEXICAN Cooking|
The cuisine of Mexico is a fiesta - a celebration of the senses. Cookbook author and world traveler Paulette Mitchell explains traditional Mexican ingredients, such as fresh and dried chilies, tortillas, cheeses, vegetables, beans, and beverages. She demonstrates the preparation of tasty recipes including guacamole, two salsas, quesadillas, tortilla soup, and chilies rellenos, and she explains how to combine them into a festive meal that will delight family and friends. Grades 6 to 12
|#14945/0483 YOU DECIDE SERIES: BUDGETING; CREDIT; TRANSPORTATION (3 Programs)|
In this three-program personal finance series, your students will meet four young adults with some important financial decisions to make concerning their budgets, credit and transportation. As they each explain their financial situations, you’ll have the opportunity to stop the program and let your students decide what they think each of these young adults should do. Then they’ll find out what decision was actually made. Will your students agree with them or find a different solution? Three closed captioned programs: YOU DECIDE: BUDGETING YOU DECIDE: CREDIT YOU DECIDE: TRANSPORATION *Closed Captioned Grades 7 to A
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