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Presented by Chef Gail Sokol herself, delivers invaluable mini-segments of all essential techniques and practices involved in professional baking. For each segment, Chef Sokol summarizes the skill / demonstration, and clearly states the objectives. She then performs the skill / demonstration; and concludes the lesson by at the end of the segment.

#11292/0635  AD INFINITUM: The Many Paths into Advertising DVD
Everything you wanted to know about the advertising industry but couldn't find anyone to ask. It's tough, highly competitive, cut-throat, creative, secretive, deceptive and deceiving and a lot of people want to work in it. This in-depth study focuses on a big time New York advertising office so viewers can begin to understand what goes on behind closed doors.

This program offers a wide range of culinary possibilities no matter the foodservice venue and will help you to better familiarize your students and/or staff with this underutilized protein.

#14419/0490  ARE YOU LISTENING JIM? Hearing Conservation
This program presents the story of one worker's struggle with his own "inner voices" that encourage him to take better care of his hearing. Your workers will understand that it is not just the noise at work that can cause hearing loss, but excessive sound levels off the job as well. The overall message is simple, hearing loss is permanent but preventable and everyone needs to take care of their hearing both on and off the job.

#13819/0635  ART AND DESIGN: Insights into the Visual Arts DVD
Where do abstract painters and fashion designers find their muses? To what extent does the creative process differ between video artists, sculptors, and fine art embroiderers? How do illustrators and mixed media artists handle the business side of their work? Using capsule interviews with contemporary figures on the visual arts scene, this program draws viewers into the studio space and immerses them in the hands-on processes and limitless possibilities of art and design.

This video demonstrates techniques used by professional chefs to create and serve food that pleases the eye as well as the taste buds. Useful for professional development or for family food prep, good looking food makes people want to eat it; which is more or less the point of it all! Grades 9 to A

#13480/0470  ART TALK: Conversations with Working Artists
Contemporary artists working with diverse media share their thoughts on the creative process and what it means to be an artist. Features sculptors, painters, glass artists and a totem carver. Is being an artist a job? Is it a career possibility? Can you make a living with it?

#10925/0635  AUTO BODY REPAIR Series (12 Programs) DVD
This exciting 12-part series offers a complete crash (excuse the choice of words) course on how to make damaged vehicles look new again. Ideal for introducing, reinforcing, and reviewing essential body shop practices, procedures, tools, and techniques. Safety is stressed.

This is Module #2 of the AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY SERIES and deals specifically with Metal Straightening Fundamentals, Body Shop Materials and Fasteners, Fiberglass and Plastic Repair.

This is Module #5 from the AUTO BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY SERIES and deals specifically with Color Matching, Painting Problems, Buffing and Detailing, Doors, Glass, and Interior Service.

The perfect complement to the Firefighter's Handbook, this DVD leads viewers, step-by-step, through processes and procedures used every day by highly trained firefighters on the job. Uses a unique blend of simulated action sequences, professional-quality animations, and helpful graphics to assist viewers in acquiring vitally important technical knowledge and hands-on skills - safely and efficiently.

Combining both traditional and contemporary methods, this program includes 30 fundamental culinary techniques guaranteed to improve skills and increase production. What every sous-chef needs to know!

30 fundamental culinary techniques guaranteed to increase productivity. Demonstrates both traditional and contemporary methods straight from the classrooms and kitchens of the CIA.

Viewers learn how to produce the finest in high-quality baked goods including puff pastry, pizza doughs, baguettes, hard rolls, and focaccia! Bake-on!

This new extended package combines the training information in the existing DVD series BASICS OF SAUCEMAKING - Brown, White, Tomato, and Emulsion Sauces - with an accompanying training guide that will make the most of your educational investment.

#15311/1120  BEHIND THE COLOR WHEEL: Using Color in Art and Design
Whether it's for fashion design, interior design, marketing, or painting as art or decoration, colour plays a major role. Viewers learn how to use it and manipulate it to achieve the effects they desire.Grades 7 to A

#13400/1777  BELLI TAPES (10 Programs on 5 DVDs)
Melvin Belli, "The King of Torts", "The Father of Demonstrative Evidence", was one of the greatest legal minds in American history. This series of ten 50-minute documentaries is used as a valuable reference in public and private law libraries, law schools, law firms, corporations, city, county, state and federal courts. An extraordinary legal legacy of American Trial Practice digitally remastered on DVD.

Take your cooking skills to a whole new level with this program! Offering step-by-step chef demonstrations of fundamental techniques - including roasting, braising, carving, stock preparation, cutting techniques, knife safety, and more - this informational DVD is a food enthusiast must-have!

#6550/1005  BEST PRACTICES FOR YOUR WEBSITE COLLECTION (12 Programs) New Edition
Kantola has updated this high level Stanford lecture series on e-commerce. Learn from the experts what you need to know about what's happening right now on the Web. Get all 12 titles in the series and save almost 50%!!!

Chef Ciril Hitz brings a unique expertise to the field of artisan and decorative breads. With a professional background in design as well as baking and pastry, Chef Hitz has earned national and international recognition for his exquisitely crafted breads. This excellent series - geared towards the hospitality industry and professional baker - consists of four programs: BAGUETTE TO PRETZEL; LAMINATED AND SWEET DOUGHS; ENRICHED DOUGHS; and, QUICK BREADS.

Four new additions to the BETTER BREAD SERIES!! These baking tutorials continue to deliver the same high-quality educational material established in the first four programs in the series. These programs provide professional bakers and home baking enthusiasts the opportunity to learn new skills and techniques in the privacy of their own home or bakeshop as their schedule allows.

When it comes to automotive professionalism and a concern for customer safety, nothing is more important than high-quality brake repair work. Use this three-part series to give auto-shop students and service trainees their best shot at acing the ASE A5 test, along with real-world capabilities in diagnosing and solving a variety of braking system problems.*Includes a viewable/printable instructor’s guide including ASE/NATEF task correlation checklists is available online. There are three programs in the series: BRAKE FUNDAMENTALS, ABS, AND FLARING 33 minutes MASTER CYLINDERS, VALVES AND BLEEDING, AND POWER ASSIST 20 minutes DISC AND DRUM BRAKES 22 minutes

Chef Ciril Hitz brings a unique expertise to the field of artisan and decorative breads. With a professional background in design as well as baking and pastry, Chef Hitz has earned national and international recognition for his exquisitely crafted breads. In this series for the professional baker, he demonstrates: YEASTED DOUGH TECHNIQUES NON-YEASTED DOUGH TECHNIQUES BUILDING A COMPETITION PIECE

#11432/0485  BRITTLES AND MORE - DVD
There is no better way to show your guests that you care about what you are doing than by giving them hand-made chocolates.

#1927/2155  BUILDING BIG: Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams and Tunnels (5 programs) DVD
This is a history, architecture, engineering lesson all rolled into one very interesting series suitable for just about any age group from middle school on up. It's about some of the most famous structures in history as well as present times and how they were put up. Grades 7 to A

#12835/1690  BUILDING TRADES II (20 Programs)
This 21-program educational video collection is a one-stop shop for anyone who wants to learn how to construct a building from the ground up. Applied math is introduced. Grades 8 to A

#12758/0485  CAKE ART - DVD
With a focus on decorating mediums, techniques, and equipment, this program offers clear and easy-to-follow directions for preparing several items featured in the CIA Cake Art cookbook, including the gift-wrapped cake, buttercream roses cake, and buttercream flowers cupcakes.

#13830/0450  CAKE DECORATING SERIES (3 Programs) DVD
Decorating cakes, for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays or any other special occasion, can turn ordinary cakes into celebrations of beauty, especially when done by expert Elaine MacGregor. In this series of three programs, she demonstrates in easy-to-follow steps the fascinating and rewarding art of creative sugarcraft.

The innovative, comprehensive package combines the information contained within the four DVDs FILLED CHOCOLATES, FILLED CHOCOLATES, HAND-FORMED CHOCOLATES, BRITTLES & MORE together with an accompanying training guide that will further enrich your learning experience.

Learn the detailed methods and creative design concepts for preparing luscious pastries and spectacular sugar and chocolate showpieces that customers will long remember. This comprehensive three-part series will show how to fully satisfy customers' collective sweet tooth.

This comprehensive program will help your students explore the many career opportunities in theatre: *Performers, actors, director, casting director, stage manager, choreographer, dance captain, stage manager, vocal coach, etc. *Technical: designers, production manager, TD, carpenters, audio, scenic artists, props carpenters and artisans, electrics, drapers, stitchers, trimmers, crafts, board programmers, and running crews. *Theatre Administration: producer, artistic director, managers, development & company, front-of-house, marketing. *Theatre Education Also, interviews with working professionals show what a typical day at work is like for the different jobs, what are the most satisfying and challenging aspects of their profession, what kind of training their areas require, and which jobs demand irregular hours and travel. *Includes a suggested 6 to 10 day course itinerary with your students.

#2109/0670  CEVO 2: POLICE
This comprehensive course zeroes in on an officer's ability to read and react to traffic conditions during routine and emergency driving situations. Participants in the course are shown how to utilize their previous driving experience to prepare them for emegency driving conditions. The program also focuses on making use of their investigative skills to analyze their current driving techniques. A fully scripted presentation is provided for instructors.

#3923/0670  CEVO 3: AMBULANCE
First introduced in the early 90’s, the Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO) courses for ambulance, fire and police personnel quickly became accepted as standards in driver training for these fields. Since then, over 500,000 emergency professionals have been trained with the CEVO programs. Now, based on valuable input from participants, instructors, and loss prevention professionals, a revised and updated CEVO 3: Ambulance course is available.

#3924/0670  CEVO 3: FIRE
Newly revised and updated! The conditions that fire truck drivers and apparatus operators must often perform in are among the most hazardous possible. This program focuses on just those circumstances and offers professional guidance that otherwise would take years to accumulate.

#12380/0635  CHASSIS AND FRONT END (9 Programs) DVD
This nine-part series will support any intensive course covering the following systems and how they are serviced: brakes, steering, suspension, and both conventional and front-wheel drive wheel bearings. Wheel alignment theory and adjustment is also a program topic.

#11429/0485  CHOCOLATE DECORATION TECHNIQUES with Ewald Notter
Making a great dessert look like a great dessert is the essence of this dip into the all important use of chocolate.

This program for professional driving trainers reviews key driving concepts and assesses driving attitudes (including distracted driving, roundabouts, move over law and more). Targets specific behaviors and attitudes that drivers may be familiar with, but may not be practiced with regularity in their everyday driving. The program can serve equally well as a stand-alone course or as an easily integrated supplement to existing driver safety courses and is ideal for all drivers. *Includes reproducible answer sheets.

This completely new course is designed for drivers who have experienced driving in today’s traffic environments with the objective of improving the ability to observe and respond safely to potential collision-producing situations. *Includes Guide

This package combines the quintessential training information from the three DVDs - DRY HEAT METHODS Volume I, DRY HEAT METHODS Volume II, and MOIST HEAT METHODS along with the training CD-ROM.

#11425/0485  COOKING METHODS: The Rock Upon Which You Build Your Career (3 Programs) DVD
Classic cooking methods are the bedrock of the successful and innovative culinary professional. By deepening your understanding of the all-important cooking fundamentals used in preparing an array of dishes, you will enhance your overall skills and become a more versatile, more creative culinary professional. Learning the essentials is essential to your career. Gain the skills and techniques needed to compete in today's culinary world-make yourself successful and your operation more successful.

In this DVD, Chef Harvey demonstrates Culinary Carving and Plate Decorating featuring several different garnishes.

#11420/0485  CULINARY KNIFE KNOWLEDGE (2 Programs) DVD
Knives are among a chef's most prized possessions, and superior knife skills are at the core of his or her success! Viewers learn that treating knives with respect and care helps prolong their life and ensures safety and efficiency in the kitchen.

This new package combines the fundamental training information from the two DVDs - KNIFE CARE and KNIFE SKILLS - with accompanying downloadable training materials on a CD-ROM that will make the most of your educational investment.

#10391/1290  DESIGN I: The Elements
* Received 3 out of 4 stars from Instructional Video Review!!! * School Library Journal says A MUST FOR ALL SCHOOLS!!! Anytime you create something, a sketch or a skyscraper, you are designing. Explore the ELEMENTS of design - color, line, shape, form, pattern and texture - in the usual design disciplines: interior, clothing, landscape, and architecture, as well as more unusual venues, like the family dog, kids and professional models.

#10392/1290  DESIGN II: The Principles DVD
* Received 3 of 4 stars from Instructional Video Review!!! * School Library Journal says A MUST FOR ALL SCHOOLS!!!

#13309/1290  DESIGN: All About Color
Color has the ability to create emotion and influence our moods. Color is a powerful tool in interior design and fashion. Interior designer Brandi Hagen discusses: the history of color and the development of color theories; the color system: hue, value, and chroma; the color wheel; warm and cool colors; and, color schemes. Grades 6 to 12

#13294/1290  DESIGN: All About Textiles
The human body is almost constantly in contact with some form of textile, whether it be the clothing that we wear or the interiors that we live and work in. Join interior designer Brandi Hagen as she showcases samples and explains different types of natural fibers including plant, animal, mineral and synthetic fibers, including: Nylon, Polyester, Rayon, Acrylic, and Microfibers. Fabric construction and surface design are also discussed. Grades 6 to 12

#13308/1290  DESIGN: The Elements
In fashions or interiors what constitutes a good design? Is it simply a matter of taste? All in the eye of the beholder? Not to professionals it isn't. Viewers learn that there are actually certain elements that fit together to make a design work. Grades 6 to 12

#14468/0880  DESIGN: Understanding the Principles DVD
Outlining the elements of design (color, size, texture, line, and shape), this DVD teaches how to combine them to achieve such design principles as unity, dominance, contrast, and rhythm. The program features professor John Roach and students from Parsons School of Design and offers practical examples of design principles in such fields as architecture and fashion design.

#15000/0353  DIGITAL PRODUCT DESIGN: Design for Quality, Manufacturing, Assembly and Disassembly Principles, and an Inkjet Printer Green Engineering Disassembly Use Case
Introduces and illustrates several basic product design, process design, design for quality, assembly /disassembly, and other design rules with simple and practical examples whilst disassembling an inkjet printer on screen. In particular, the rules and principles discussed.

Whether your site’s purpose is to sell products or market your firm, Ulla McGee’s real-world experience lends proven methods for increasing traffic to your website.

#14492/0430  ELECTRICAL SAFETY (for the Professional)
Viewers will get a first rate introduction to professional electrical safety from this program, which allows learners to understand all the most important elements in safety regulations associated with electrical theory. Enhanced with quality animations includes topics on electrical hazards, electrical shock, arcing incident, personal protective equipment, lock out tag out procedures, safe work practices, proper use of electrical meters, hand tools, power tools and employer responsibility. *Closed Captioned TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction. (2 minutes) Electrical Shock. (4 minutes) Arc Flash/Arc Blast. (2 minutes) Introduction to Personal Protection Equipment. (2 minutes) Fire Resistant (FR) Electrical Rated (ER) Clothing. (2 minutes) Hearing and Lung Protection. (1.5 minutes) Lockout/Tagout Procedures. (1.5 minutes) Tools. (3 minutes) Meters and Testers. (2 minutes) Electrical Safety Program (2 minutes)

#14421/0490  ELECTRICAL SAFETY: What Everyone Should Know
What is electricity and how does it work? This video explains electrical terminology and examines the dangerous effects electricity can have. Demonstrates ways to work with electricity safely including ground fault protection, circuit loading, care of power and extension cords, wet locations, and recognizing current carrying conductors. *Includes Instructor's Guide and Quiz and PowerPoint Presentation

This DVD contains a complete set of videos that are enhanced with interactive graphics, animations, and questions that can easily be used by your students as a homework solution, study guide, or supplemental online classroom instruction to meet the needs of a mandatory hybrid requirement for your class. These interactive videos allow your students to better connect with the subject matter while fulfilling instructor requirements for electronic learning material. TABLE OF CONTENTS: Basic Alternating Current. Inductance in AC Circuits. Capacitors. Capacitors in AC Circuits. RLC Circuits.

This DVD contains a complete set of videos that are enhanced with interactive graphics, animations, and questions that can easily be used by your students as a homework solution, study guide, or supplemental online classroom instruction to meet the needs of a mandatory hybrid requirement for your class.

#13866/0430  ELECTRICAL WIRING SET (Programs 1 to 4)
This series sets the stage for learning by motivating viewers and heightening their enthusiasm. Shot on various construction sites and enhanced with quality animations, each DVD is devoted to a specific specialized topic including: electrical installation planning essentials, GFCIs, special-purpose outlets, and custom installation. Video 1: Introduction to Electrical Installation Video. Video 2: Planning for Circuit Installation Video. Video 3: Special Circuits Video. Video 4: Lighting by the Room Video *Animations are included to present material in a clear and logical manner. *Closed captioned to assist hearing impaired students.

#13867/0430  ELECTRICAL WIRING SET (Programs 5 to 8)
This series (see also #13866) sets the stage for learning by motivating viewers and heightening their enthusiasm. Shot on various construction sites and enhanced with quality animations, each DVD is devoted to a specific specialized topic including: electrical installation planning essentials, GFCIs, special-purpose outlets, and custom installation. Viewers get a first-rate introduction to the broad spectrum of specialized knowledge essential to an electrician. Video 5. Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters Video. Video 6. Special Purpose Outlets Video. Video 7. Miscellaneous & Custom Installations Video. Video 8. Service Entrances Video. *Animations are included to present material in a clear and logical manner. *Closed captioned to assist hearing impaired students.

This series of 16 programs on 4 DVDs is an excellent way to introduce essential electrical topics from basic concepts of electricity through motor controls. A powerful blend of live action, precise graphics and top-quality animations enable viewers to quickly grasp the new knowledge and skills being introduced with clear step-by-step demonstrations. DVD ONE INCLUDES: Safety - Basic Electricity and Circuits - Electric Meters/Basic Components and Symbols - Wiring Diagrams and Schematics DVD TWO INCLUDES: Alternating Current/Power Distribution and Voltage Systems - Installation of Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration Systems - Basic Electrical Motors - Components of Electric Motors DVD THREE INCLUDES: Electrical Control Devices - Heating Control Devices - Air Conditioning Control Systems - Control Systems: Circuitry - Solid State Devices/Touch Screen Thermostats/Environmental Concerns New! DVD FOUR covers residential air conditioning control systems and solid state controls.

Design, it's everywhere! The good, the bad and the ugly...this video uses examples in architecture, landscaping, graphics, and other fields to reinforce essential concepts. Students will find the program's lively animation sequences helpful as they absorb each design lesson. Viewable/printable educational resources are available online.

#16127/2003  ENGINEERING: Transforming Lives with Prosthetics
Scientists and engineers have made great strides in recent years with prosthetics and orthotics. In this program we discuss how designers simulate the anatomy and physiology of missing limbs. Though some prosthetics are simple and minimally functional, others are complex bionic artificial limbs with improved designs, using advanced hydraulics, lightweight materials such as carbon fiber and computer microprocessors and sensors. This program will highlight how advances in prosthetics have improved life for people with certain injuries and disabilities. *Closed CaptionedGrades 8 to A

#10249/2003  ER - THE PROPMASTERS - DVD (Journeys Below the Line Series)
Focusing on the popular television series 'ER', viewers get an absolutely amazing insight as to how much work that is rarely noticed (intentionally so) goes into the props that form the details and background for high quality video productions.

#14895/0635  ETHICAL TEXTILES: Sustainability and Fair Trade (3 Programs)
Global in scope, this three-part series explores the ethical and environmental fallout of large-scale textile production. It follows the work of manufacturers in the U.K. and Bangladesh as it investigates the consequences of ultra-cheap labor and supply systems. Also examines fair trade initiatives developed in response to industry abuses, inequities, and hazards. A crucial resource for economics, sociology, and environmental studies!

#14689/0430  FIRE OFFICER I and II
Adhering to the 2003 Edition of NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, this four-part program focuses on the "soft skills" essential to Fire Officers at Levels I and II.

Lively skills-based video plus exciting graphics and animations create a valuable resource for key firefighter certification skills. The four-part DVD series begins with two discs devoted to Firefighter I, and then follows with discs for Firefighter II and Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations.

This series of eleven programs examines different types of flowers, mechanics and wiring methods, as well as how to create an arrangement. Visual design strategies, geometric forms in floral designs, and corsage and boutonniere creation are also addressed in this floral design curriculum. Additional topics include wedding and bereavement arrangements, floral holidays and occasions, and the critique and appraisal of floral designs. Includes an Interactive Teacher's Resource Guide containing lesson plans and a variety of worksheets, activities, notes and projects.

Many young people these days find themselves employed in foodservice kitchens of one sort or another. This program teaches students the basics about equipment and tools used in foodservice kitchens. Grades 6 to A

This program provides a comprehensive introduction to the application of forensic science to crime scenes where human remains have been found. *Viewer discretion is advised.

#14423/0490  FORKLIFT SAFETY: Handle With Care
This program is designed to provide the equipment-specific training needed to comply with OSHA's powered industrial truck standard and will educate your employees on the most common type of equipment - the sit down, counter balanced forklift. Viewers will learn: How to Correctly Inspect Their Forklift; Forklift Stability and How to Prevent Tip-over; The Importance of Seatbelt Use; Safe Operation of a Forklift; and, How to Safely Load and Unload Trailers.

#11421/0485  FUNDAMENTALS OF RESTAURANT ECONOMICS: Understanding "The Business of Restaurants"
What factors make a restaurant successful? Food, of course, but what else? Why do so many restaurants operations fail? Viewers are shown the economic fundamentals that are crucial to keeping any business 'in the black', and even with good food, restaurants are no exception.

This resourceful package contains information from the GARDE MANGER DVD - Composed Salads, Presenting Appetizers and Hors d'Ouevre, and Condiments titles with an accompanying training guide that will enhance your learning.

#11547/0485  GARDE MANGER: The Art and Craft of the Cold Kitchen DVD
A comprehensive training program of three segments...garde manger refers to the task of preparing and presenting cold foods. The three parts are Composed Salads, Condiments and Presenting Appetizers and Hors d’Oeuvre.

The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is an international approach to hazard communication, providing a new system for classification of chemical hazards, and a standardized approach to labels and safety data sheets. OSHA is requiring that employees are trained on the new labels (e.g., pictograms and signal words) and Safety Data Sheet format. This new training program will help your employees: Understand the new GHS label elements; and, Identify the new GHS pictograms; Read and interpret the new GHS Safety Data Sheets.

With intolerances and allergies on the rise, more and more people seem to be finding themselves unable to consume products that have gluten in them; things made with wheat, rye and barley. Baked goods are a particular challenge. Employing Chef Coppedge's five flour blends, this program will teach you how to make delicious baked goods using alternatives to gluten.

#13179/0545  GLUTEN FREE FOODS
This program examines the characteristics and properties of gluten, the causes and symptoms of celiac disease, the effect of bread ingredients on gluten and the challenge of producing and marketing gluten-free products. Grades 8 to A

Eco-friendly building is catching on in the construction trade, and is projected to become the norm among home builders and contractors. Using easy-to-understand visuals and comments from industry experts, this program presents general construction guidelines for environmentally friendly residential building. Viewers are given a solid foundation of technical knowledge and best practices in all aspects of green housing construction.

#13325/0635  GREENOVATING: Home Renovations for a Sustainable World (4 Programs)
Spotlighting the best practices, technologies, and materials available to residential remodelers and builders, this four-part series shows how existing homes can be transformed to improve energy efficiency, eco-friendliness, livability, and sustainability while enhancing the health and well-being of their occupants. Remodeler and builder Robert Post accompanies leading designers, builders, landscape architects, and other practicing green professionals to working jobsites where they discuss and illustrate the practical application of green principles to every aspect of remodeling and renovation. HOME PERFORMANCE: The First Step to Green is to first assess the current performance of the house and all its systems and the role they play in a house's energy efficiency is also explored. GREEN POWER, CLEAN CHOICES - provides a fundamental understanding of how the the various technologies of green power work and takes viewers to residential installation sites to see these systems in real-world applications. SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPING: Growing a Greener Home - viewers will learn how a green approach to landscaping can reduce the amount of energy needed to heat and cool a house. THINKING GREEN, BUILDING SMART - This video explores the thought process at the core of green architectural design and construction as it takes viewers behind the scenes *Viewable/printable discussion questions are available online. A Shopware Production

#13215/0545  HAIR AND BEAUTY SERIES (4 Programs) DVD
This comprehensive four part series provides a great introduction to the realities of a career in the modern hair and beauty industry. Change the way people feel about themselves, make a great living and have a lot of fun. But you need to know how to get ahead with some very important skills. This inspiring and instructive series examines four key areas of hair and beauty: how to apply and remove hair colors, make-up basics, manicures and pedicures, and how to recognize the hair and scalp conditions you're likely to come across. Grades 10 to A

#11436/0485  HEALTHY PALATE (THE)
Health-minded chefs, nutritionists, and researchers take a fresh look at how to prepare food that is both healthy and flavorful. Presented in a clear and concise format, discusses everything from nutritional facts and food category basics to the health effects of certain foods and methods for employing healthy foods and cooking techniques in everyday production. Grades 9 to A

In a few short years, computers have become such a 'normal' part of everyday life for most people in the developed world that they are taken for granted. They are also depended upon much more than most people realize. They seem to have just appeared, like magic! But where did they come from, and is there any way to know where they are going? Grades 9 to A

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.

#13944/0420  HOW TO GARNISH - DVD
Chef Harvey guides you through the process of turning ordinary vegetables, fruits and melons into culinary works of art. Learn to create these extraordinary garnishes for yourself!

For a variety of reasons many young people aspire to finding careers in the television and video production and broadcasting fields. Provides an insider's view of what that kind of work entails from idea conception through realization. Grades 8 to A

#11960/0635  HYBRID AUTO REPAIR SERIES II (3 Programs)
A natural follow-up to the Hybrid Auto Repair Series, this three-part series guides viewers through the systems that hybrid auto professionals must become familiar with and shows what it takes to maintain shop safety and efficiency.

#14682/0545  INSIDE A COMPUTER
Most everyone in our society uses one, at least occasionally; some spend all day working and/or playing on one. But who besides your ‘techies’ and your ‘nerds’ actually understand why and how computers do what they do? Viewers get a crash course.Grades 8 to A

#12811/1290  INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECT: Furniture Styles
For students of interior design or for people thinking of changing the furnishings of their house or apartment, this video offers an overview of the benefits and limitations of a wide range of styles guided by professional interior design consultant Brandi Hagen. Grades 6 to 12

#3316/1290  INTERIOR DESIGN: The Basics
This video provides an introduction to interior design and includes important considerations such as personal style, color, lighting, usage, furniture, and fabric selection. Grades 9 to 12

This DVD series provides a multitude of visual mini-lessons with up-to-date content in order to enhance teaching of the many subject areas embraced by agriculture, technology, food, and natural resources; a teaching resource developed exclusively to meet the needs of Agriscience programs. The four general topic areas of the DVD series include: Animal Science, Plant Science, Forestry and Natural Resources and Woodwork, Metal Work and Tools.

Featuring industrial and research case studies and offering demonstrations by experts, this program covers basic methods of computer networking, looks at tools and technologies, and outlines international standards.

This program guides students to explore computer hardware, such as input and output devices, internal components and storage devices. The presentation includes the processes of creating, installing, and updating software, as well as providing solutions to software installation problems. Also, how to select, set up and maintain a computer.Grades 9 to A

"Jidoka Providing machines and operators the ability to detect when an abnormal condition has occurred and immediately stop work. This enables operations to build in quality at each process and to separate men and machines for more efficient work. Jidoka is one of the two pillars of the Toyota Production System along with just-in-time. Jidoka highlights the causes of problems because work stops immediately when a problem first occurs. This leads to improvements in the processes that build in quality by eliminating the root causes of defects." from THE LEAN LEXICON

This video gives viewers a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of Web site design - a great first step toward becoming a webmaster or an interactive media designer.

#12983/2003  JOURNEY'S LOST: The Cinematographic Team DVD
The jobs involved in the making of a hit TV series are many and varied, but what does everyone actually do, how and why? Viewers get the inside scoop on the Hawaiian set of the popular series LOST.

#13971/0645  KINGS OF PASTRY
Imagine a scene never before witnessed! Sixteen French pastry chefs gathered in Lyon for three intense days of mixing, piping and sculpting everything from delicate chocolates to six-foot sugar sculptures in hopes of being declared by President Nicolas Sarkozy one of the best. This is the prestigious Meilleurs Ouvriers de France competition (Best Craftsmen in France).

#15916/1290  KNIFE SKILLS
Learn basic knife cuts while staying safe in the kitchen! Chef Marshall O'Brien demonstrates essential knife skills in short segments, including: knife safety, types of knives, using a food processor and blender, cutting techniques for meat, cutting produce - slice, dice and chop. Grades 6 to A

Learn the essential knife skills for working in a foodservice environment with Chef Marshall O’Brien. Chef Marshall demonstrates essential knife skills in short segments perfect for training foodservice workers, including: knife safety, types of knives, preparing foods to use in an indistrial food processor, using an industrial food processor and cutting fruits and vegetables - slice, dice, and chop. Closed Captioned. Grades 6 to A

#7098/0405  LIFTING THE LID: How Computers Work DVD
OK so everyone (almost) sort of knows how to use them at least for what they think they need them for!? HUH??!! Computers! Love 'em or hate 'em, did you ever wonder why they work? This video provides much needed information on the how and why of computer functions that will help novice users and enthusiasts alike better understand how software and hardware interact. Grades 9 to A

#13575/0450  MAKEUP GUIDE (THE)
Properly applying makeup can make a world of difference in how a woman looks, and how she feels about herself. The trick, of course, is to know what techniques to follow. That is the purpose of this how-to program, as professional makeup artist Theresa Danaher covers all aspects of make-up in easy, simple-to-follow steps.

The fundamentals and variations behind the creation of fantastic desserts are explained.

It's like having your own private tutor! A fun, effective way to review many practical procedures with over three hours of award winning instructional video. More than 40 unique step-by-step procedures can be viewed either on a computer or on a DVD player at school or at home, on your time. The choice is yours! Brush up on your skills before an exam, or get a preview of what’s coming up in your next class. Haircutting, hair styling, braiding, hair coloring, chemical texture services - it’s all here - plus much more!

This comprehensive series will encompass everything a student needs to know to perform on a daily basis, including proper sanitation procedures and policies, nail care, manicure and pedicure procedures, tips, wraps, nail art and much more.

This series offers a new solution to help prepare students for entry to the professional market and to train newly employed professionals. Allows students to master the skills necessary for licensure and to become a successful barber.

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

This set looks at three-dimensional, interactive scanning systems integrated with advanced CAD/CAM systems, networked CNC machines, and multiple robots working in collaboration.

#11435/0485  PERFECT MATCH: Wine and Food
Getting beyond the red/white meat/fish wine matchup is really an interesting and exciting step into the true appreciation of good food. Viewers get an intro to the innumerable variations that make wine culture and its relation to food so fascinating, not to mention tasty.

#15828/0490  PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Your Final Defense
Everyone expects their workplace to be safe and risk free. But there are hazards that sometimes can’t be controlled. That’s when you need to use Personal Protective Equipment or PPE. The personal part is important because PPE is specifically selected by employers to be worn by workers to protect them from the hazards of the job. Whether it is eyes, head, feet or hands, this program will educate your employees on the importance of PPE and how to select, use and maintain this important equipment. *Closed Captioned

#11551/0485  PORK: Beyond the Chop (DVD and CD-ROM)
Pork is a popular menu items that is used in breakfast, lunch, entrée, and appetizer menus throughout all facets of the foodservice industry. This program will assist in educating your students and/or staff about this popular versatile protein.

#10073/1290  POWER OF COLOR
This video provides an introduction to the use of color in fashion, design and decoration. It examines the power of color and how it has been utilized historically. Also discussed is how color affects humans psychologically to produce calm, or stimulate emotion and energy. Specific application tips are provided on color selection for clothing and interiors by experts in the field. Grades 9 to A

The best way to become a professional model is to learn from professionals. This series provides answers, information and advice for aspiring models from top modeling agents, showing what agencies look for in a model, the proper way models pose during camera shoots and how models present themselves on and off camera.

This program demonstrates the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and present appetizers, sandwiches and salads in a commercial kitchen or catering operation. Grades 8 to A

#11735/0485  PRO CHEF CULINARY ESSENTIALS (DVDs, CD-ROMs and Professional Cookbooks!)
Everything you need to teach the techniques and skills required in today’s competitive industry are included in the CIA's culinary essentials package - this information will give new and experienced chefs a solid foundation of knowledge and fundamental cooking skills.

#10776/0635  REAL-WORLD ROBOTICS Cd-Rom
The future will almost certainly see increasing human interaction with and dependence on robots and robotics. But what is a robot and how do they work? This CD-ROM combines history, theory, and applications to jumpstart tomorrow's robotics pioneers on the path to discovery today.

#11419/0485  RECIPE COSTING: The Bottom Line DVD
"You're such a great should open a restaurant!" The dreams of many a good cook have been shattered, or rather bankrupted, by being blind to the information contained in this video. Learning to manage food costs to actually make a profit is as basic to success as being able to boil water.

This seven DVD set addresses over 120 topics. Each DVD contains three to four 20-minute videos. Each of the six DVDs features theory-related topics as well as practical, step-by-step skills for successful maintenance and troubleshooting. Videos address all aspects of HVAC-R with a focus on personal safety, equipment and tool safety, and the governmental agencies that help ensure safety on the job.

This fresh, new DVD, separate from the existing set of 6 DVDs (see item #14589) , specifically highlights the new topics using engaging and memorable video examples. Topics include: *Residential Energy Audits. *Heat Gains and Heat Losses in Buildings. *New insights and coverage of customer relations *Placing importance on green awareness

#11802/0635  RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION (3 Programs)
What goes into building a house? It's astonishingly simple and complex at the same time. This informative three-part video takes a how-to approach as it explains the basics of plumbing, wiring, and masonry in a residential setting.

Residential framing combines the construction of floors, walls, ceilings, and a roof to create the skeleton of a home. Shot on location at an active building site, this four-part series gives detailed, step-by-step instructions for framing a house, built one story at a time. Along the way students learn OSHA-approved jobsite safety guidelines and special "Tool Tips", along with "Green Tips" for extra efficiency, savings, and sustainability. Four 8 to 13-minute programs FLOORS; WALLS; CEILING: and ROOF.

Aimed at student or apprentice electricians, this 8 part series explains processes, techniques and skills involved when installing, upgrading, and/or updating residential electrical service. Grades 8 to A

#13815/0635  SAFETY AND TECHNOLOGY SERIES (6 Programs)
Working in the crafts and the trades is a rewarding way for people to get their hands into their work - but it can be dangerous, too. This six-part series shows how to play it safe when working with technology used in various professions. Protect your students by making these videos compulsory viewing!

One of the most basic of cooking fundamentals is the creation of sauces. This program provides a solid foundation, knowledge and skills in this critical segment of the culinary arts. Covers brown, white, emulsion, and tomato sauces.

This program uses succinct descriptions and dynamic graphics to demonstrate the operation of semiconductors, diodes and transistors, and explains how the invention of the integrated circuit and transistor has revolutionized electronics. Grades 8 to A

This 4 part series explains Single-Phase Transformers, DC Machines, and Single-Phase Motors. Each program approximately 20 minutes. >Includes interactive points that are sandwiched between the electrical theory videos for better student engagement. >Usable as a study guide, classroom enhancement, or homework solution. >Helps instructors meet the need for online teaching tools in the classroom. >Includes interactive questions and challenges for your students that are sandwiched between narrative videos.

#14139/0137  SNAKES (Best Practice Capture Handling and Restraint)
This program demonstrates capture, handling and restraint techniques in addition to basic veterinary and husbandry procedures used for venomous and non-venomous snake species.

#14435/0635  SO YOU WANT TO BE A DESIGNER? A How To Guide to Product Design (8 Programs)
This series explores the challenges facing product designers, covering a range of subjects including user design, mass manufacture, testing and modification, and the use of sustainable materials both for packaging and for products. The series features case studies, explains relevant terminology, and provides an in-depth look at manufacturing processes. There are eight 25-minute programs in the series; 1. DESIGNING FOR THE USER 2. SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING 3. DESIGNING WITH RECYCLED MATERIALS 4. LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT 5. PRODUCT DESIGN AND MASS MANUFACTURE DESIGN OPTIMIZATION 6. CHOOSING SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS 7. DESIGNING FOR INNOVATION AND SAFETY 8. PRODUCT DESIGN, TESTING, AND MODIFICATION *Sub-titled *Includes Guides

#14501/1120  SPACE WITHIN (THE): People, Design and the Room
Designing people-centered rooms and spaces for whatever purpose is what this video is all about. How do professionals create such things? They must marry sound design principles with the needs of the people who are going to occupy the spaces. Viewers learn what considerations lead to success. Grades 7 to A

#11431/0485  SUGAR DECORATION TECHNIQUES with Ewald Notter
The most stunning showpieces and creations start with basic sugar technique. In this first segment of this two-part DVD, Chef Notter demonstrates the proper way to boil, cast, pull and pour. And in part two blow, add color and embellisments, store and design.

#10297/0635  SUPERMAX: Life in a Super-Maximum Security Prison (2 Programs) DVD
This explosive two-part series scrutinizes the impact of supermax on convicts, prison staff, and society itself. What is it like to work in a supermax (highest of high security) correctional facility? How about being a prisoner in one? What effect do such places have on either the guards or the guarded? This two part series explores the realities.

#14935/0353  SUSTAINABLE GREEN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN WITH ERGONOMICS: Principles and Examples (4 Programs)
This set explores several product designs in detail and analyzes each in terms of its incorporation of ergonomic principles and rules. The set also offers technical interviews and practice demonstrations with industrial designers, manufacturing engineers, and program managers. Designed for Industrial Design Engineers, Ergonomics (Human Factors Engineers). Also ideal for undergraduate / graduate education and research.

#14416/0490  TALLEST TOOL IN THE TOOLBOX: Using Ladders Safely
Ladders bring portability and flexibility to any job that extends above the ground. But if not used correctly, ladders can be dangerous. The program includes information on step ladders, extension ladders and articulated or multi-purpose ladders.

This 4 part series explains: Three-Phase Circuits; Three-Phase Transformers; Three-Phase Motors, Part 1 and Three-Phase Motors, Part 2. >the blend of theory, formulas, and entertaining historical information captivates viewers, stimulating interest in the study of electric motors, generators, and transformers >objectives, pre- and post-tests (with answers), applied academic questions, and discussion questions are included in the accompanying Instructor's Manual, reducing prep time >run-time of approximately 20 minutes per program makes it easy to integrate these videos into any education or professional training program

#11970/0635  TOOLS OF THE TRADE SERIES (6 Programs) DVD
"A worker is only as good as his or her tools." This six-part series inventories basic trade-specific gear while giving viewers a glimpse of what it’s like to be a plumber, a carpenter, a mason, a welder, an electrician, or an automotive technician.

#9516/2003  TWENTY-FOUR: The Editing Process (Journeys Below the Line Series)
And the EMMY for editing goes to ... This program, produced in association with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, details the variety of duties that go into the editing process of a one hour TV show. The show featured is the Fox Television hit, 24, starring Kiefer Sutherland as agent Jack Bauer.

Police interrogator v. crime suspect. The venue is a British police interrogation room. The goal is to get to the truth legally so that the results of the interrogation can be used to convict or clear the suspect. This real-life drama demonstrates safeguarding the rights of the accused, and preventing police misconduct while enabling officers to carry out their mandate as effectively as possible.

This program goes inside high-tech factories to see how products ranging from toys and makeup to bulldozers and helicopters are made.

#9824/1120  USING COLOR: Creating Color Harmony
Teaches the basics of creating color harmony and color schemes for interiors, wardrobes, and wherever color matters.Grades 7 to 12

Shows how to build effective visual merchandising presentations. Includes design principles, display arrangements, design precepts and other special topics of importance to professional visual merchandisers.

This series explains the concepts and shows the procedures that students need to understand to become proficient and professional welders. Four programs cover Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding, and Oxyacetylene Welding in detail.

Whether the industry is car-making, airplane manufacturing, or even rocket science, few things are more important than a quality weld. This series combines engaging videography, no-nonsense explanations, and eye-catching graphics as it introduces viewers to the most common welding processes. From electrode choices to plasma or oxy-fuel cutting options - from proper safety precautions to the push and drag techniques involved in laying a bead - each episode offers up-to-date guidance that will help build a foundation for entering - and mastering - the welding profession. There are four 20 to 24-minute programs in the series: SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING (SMAW) GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING (GTAW) GAS METAL ARC WELDING (GMAW) OXY-FUEL AND PLASMA CUTTING *Viewable/printable instructor’s guides are available online

Teaches waitstaff in restaurants the fine points of helping customers with wine; selection for food matching, handling and presentation, proper opening techniques, decanting, serving temperatures, etc.

This video encourages female viewers to think outside the envelope as far as career possibilities are concerned by considering construction work and entrepreneurial involvement in the building trades. Grades 8 to A

#7641/1690  WOODWORKING POSTER SERIES (10 Posters)
What a great way to decorate a woodworking classroom and educate at the same time. Great color posters with photographs of tools and joints and wood construction, all protected for long term use by heavy-duty lamination. Grades 8 to A

#11215/0635  WOODWORKING TOOLS (16 programs) DVD
Power tools are like sports cars: high performance, but dangerous in the wrong hands. Viewers learn the safe way to run them all with this 16-part, no-nonsense series. Used as an introduction or as a refresher, each video demonstrates correct operation and maintenance.

#9470/1690  WOODWORKING: The Art and the Craft (15 Programs)
Wood is certainly a partner in human existence and plays a major role in almost all of our lives. Working with wood is a timeless craft developed over the millennia, a craft that requires skill and learning and care. This series goes into every detail to make the experience of woodworking positive and fulfilling and safe as it can be. Grades 8 to A


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