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Title How much is a million? [(DVD) videorecording] / produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced & written by Jill Gluckson ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino, LeVar Burton ; directed by Ed Wiseman, Tony Jacobs, Barry Shapiro.

Publication Info. Lincoln, NE : Distributed by GPN Educational Media, [2003]
©2003
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 Naper Blvd. Juvenile DVD Nonfiction  J 513.2 HOW    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Reading rainbow ; 120.
Credits Associate producers: Kathy Kinsner, Marc Perry ; book art adapted & filmed by Take Ten, Inc., Dolezal Animation ; opening animation by Ovation Films, Inc.
System Details DVD.
Note Based on the book: How much is a million? / text by David M. Schwartz ; illustrations by Steven Kellogg : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books ; William Morrow & Company, c1985.
DVD release of the 1996 production.
Includes short reviews by children of the following books: One hundred hungry ants by Elinor J. Pinczes ; Only one by Marc Harshman ; How many stars in the sky? by Lenny Hort.
Performer Hosted by LeVar Burton ; book read by Nick Sullivan.
Terms Of Use Public Performance Video.
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 talk 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.
Contents How much is a million? -- Really big numbers -- How crayons are made -- Football estimation -- Book reviews.
Subject Million (The number) -- Juvenile literature -- Videodiscs.
Billion (The number) -- Juvenile literature -- Videodiscs.
Trillion (The number) -- Juvenile literature -- Videodiscs.
Number concept -- Juvenile literature -- Videodiscs.
Estimation theory -- Juvenile literature -- Videodiscs.
Crayons -- Juvenile literature -- Videodiscs.
Children -- Books and reading -- Juvenile literature -- Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre Children's films.
Added Author Burton, LeVar.
Schwartz, David M.
Wiseman, Ed.
Jacobs, Tony.
Shapiro, Barry.
Lancit Media Productions.
Great Plains National Instructional Television Library.
WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
Great Plains National (Firm)
Added Title Reading rainbow (Television program)
Standard No. 713974926985
Music No. 126.120D GPN
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