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These 163 films were produced for educational, instructional, and entertainment purposes. Their focus is health, broadly defined, inclduding environmental, workplace, community, family, and individual health. Notable are several films that examine the work of B.F. Skinner, the Ascent of Man series about evolution, and many titles that address child development and the unique stressors children may face.


Produced by CRM Films. Written by Peter Jordan, B.F. Skinner, Elizabeth Hall, CRM Productions, and CRM Films.

B.F.Skinner talks with Elizabeth Hall about his principles of operant conditioning in regards to the science of behaviorism as well as his book Beyond Freedom and Dignity.


Produced by Time-Life Films, Inc.

Part of the series "America."


Produced by Barr Films.

Targeted to children in elementary school, this film explores the ecosystem of a stream environment including the ways streams affect organisms along their banks, and the interrelated forms of life that live in the stream itself.


Produced by Fels Research Institute. Written by Andy Burico, Rachel Dewey, Wilma Hotaling, and the United States Office of Child Development.

This film is about three four-year old children and how they interact in group situations with peers. It reveals ways for adults to understand them and promote positive social development.


Produced by Polymorph Films, Inc.

New parents discusses their initial challenges in caring for their babies. The film especially focuses on one couple during the first ten weeks of parenthood, to show how they adjusted to changes in their life.


Produced by Encyclopedia Britannica Education Corporation.

The film explores the culture, lifestyles, and physical features of Afghanistan


Produced by Bristol-Myers Company.

The film discusses the positive and negative aspects of aggression as well as its different stages.


Produced by Time-Life Multimedia and written by the British Broadcasting Corporation. As part of the series "Children Growing Up," the film explores the way children's individual and group play develops. It also describes the various forms such play may take.


Produced by Time-Life Broadcast, Inc.

The film shows how humans may find out the sources of their aggressions by studying the behavior of animals.


Produced by Coronet Instructional films.

The film shows how animals communicate fear, presence, interest, and alarm, discusses aspects of behavior that are communicated between sound and movement, and illustrates the role communication plays in survival. Examples of animal communication in the film range from courtship displays among birds, to the social life of prairie dogs, to the intricate actions of bees and ants.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This clip discusses how man used his imagination and emotions to alter his environment.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment talks about the evolution of humans, the importance of language in the development of mankind, and the making of tools for survival.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This part shows the transformation of man from a nomadic being to settling in communities and establishing agriculture.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This program discusses the impact on human civilization of the plow, the domestication of draft animals, the cultivation of wheat, and the creation of irrigation systems.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment looks at the transformation of elements and in particular the use of copper and mercury for practical and ceremonial objects.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This part of the series discusses gold and oxygen and about how to measure and characterize elements.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This episode discusses the evolution of mathematics and its relationship to musical harmony, early astronomy, and perspective in painting.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment presents the history of man's early study of astronomy.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment focuses on Galileo's contributions to astronomy, as well as his trial.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment discusses the formulation of Isaac Newton's scientific laws and their impact on society.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment shows how Albert Einstein's theory of relativity dismantled Newton's description of the universe.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This episode looks at the industrial and political revolutions of the 18th century as agents of social change. Bronowski focuses on how the steam engine led to the development of the railway and helped make England the mercantile capital of the world during the 19th century.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment examines the effect inventors in the United States and Britain had on the Industrial Revolution, how the scale of power changed, and how ideas about energy were manifested in Romantic art and poetry. It also notes common misconceptions about industrialization.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment discusses how Charles Darwin and Russel Wallace conceived their theories of evolution and natural selection.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment further explores heredity, Pasteur's theory of spontaneous generation, and the chemical structure of the atmosphere on Earth before oxygen.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment looks at the work of Paracelsus, Dimitri Mendeleev, John Dalton, Niels Bohr, Max Planck, and Ernest Rutherford. It also illustrates how the understanding of atomic structure influenced Cubism.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This film discusses atomic structure and nuclear power.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment talks about the advancement of physics during the 20th century and illustrates how university culture played a role.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This film considers the moral dilemma of scientists by contrasting humanist traditions with Nazi atrocities and the development of the atomic bomb.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment emphasizes the impact of Gregor Mendel's experiments on genetics.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This part talks about the discovery of DNA.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment talks about the process of learning and the development of imagination.


Produced by Adrian Malone. Written and narrated by Jacob Bronowski.

This segment looks at the role of 20th century science and technology in shaping human culture and focuses on the need for a democracy of intellect.


Produced by Efficacy Research Institutes.

The film illustrates use of behavior techniques based on positive reinforcement to teach language and appropriate behavior to autistic children.


Produced by the Bureau of National Affairs.

The film dramatizes a communications breakdown about a merchandise shipment in a sales company to reveal warning signs of defective communication. David K. Berlo shows how these signals could have been used by communication-conscious supervisors to prevent breakdown.


Produced by FilmFair Communications.

The film, targeted for children in primary grades, depicts the development of motor skills in simple playground activity and also identifies parts of the body.


Produced by Appleton Century Crofts. Written by O. Ivar Lovaas.

This film focuses on teaching psychotic children the functional use of speech and discusses the need for correction of self-stimulation and destructive behavior before language-learning can commence. It describes how instruction can be conducted through reward and punishment techniques.


Produced by Appleton-Century Crofts. Written by Ellen Reese.

This segment, based on the research of B.F. Skinner, talks about the laws of behavioral theory in both laboratory and natural environments. These laws include: respondent vs. operant behavior, cumulative record, operant conditioning, shaping, and reinforcing the stimulus.


Produced by Appleton-Century Crofts.

This segment demonstrates the application of behavioral techniques in various settings as well as practical uses of behavior modification.


Film description not available.


Produced by Appleton-Century Crofts.

This segment looks at generalization, discrimination, and motivation.


Produced by Appleton-Century Crofts.

This segment includes sequences on behavior and programmed instruction, which has been used for patients with addictions, neuroses, shyness, autism, and schizophrenia.


Produced by Appleton-Century Crofts.

The film discusses conditioning, successive approximation, and reinforcement. It shows how various operants affect different species.


The film discusses how the lack of birth control and the migration of people from rural areas to cities impacts the urban environment.


This film expounds upon the economic, ecological, and public health threat of the rising population in Brazil.


Produced by the Recreation Center for the Handicapped. Written by the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department and the Recreation Center for the Handicapped.

The film presents the philosophy and programming of the Recreation Center for the Handicapped, which works with the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department, to provide recreation for people who are mentally and physically handicapped.


Produced by Steve Campus Productions.

The film addresses the licensing of a child development worker according to national, uniform standards when the process is done at a local level.


Produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

As part of the television series "Four Corners," this program reviews scientific opinions and the efforts of community action groups as a reaction to an earlier "Four Corners" report titled "Airwave Warning" that discussed the growing concern among scientists about electromagnetic radiation from power lines as a possible source of cancer.


Produced by University of California.

Demonstrates methods to group chemical elements into families according to their similarities.


Produced by MGM.

The film looks at the vital and profound stage of childhood in western countries and in other parts of the world.


Produced by MGM.

The film discusses the role of the mother in child development and language-learning, and the importance of pre-school in providing a routine and educational opportunities.


Produced by the National Broadcasting Company. Written by Mike Gavin.

The film focuses on the effects of divorce on children, who are bewildered by events they do not understand and suffer a sense of guilt and rejection. The film stresses that parents need to bury their hostilities, communicate without anger, and provide their children with fee access to both parents.


Produced by Sterling Educational Films.

This films explains how play positively impacts the development of children.


Produced by Wayne State University.

The film discusses the causes and effects of pulmonary emphysema and bronchitis.


Produced by CRM/McGraw-Hill Films.

A series of vignettes illustrates examples of defensive behavior. The film shows ways to tackle this behavior by improving relationships with both subordinates and superiors.


Produced by Harper and Row, Publishers.

The film examines psychological findings in the areas of conformity and independence. It includes the field and laboratory findings of Sherif, Asch, Milgram, Kelman, and others.


Produced by Roundtable Productions.

This training film emphasizes the importance of tact, understanding, and helpfulness in making public contact more pleasant and satisfying as well as underscoring the importance of maintaining good customer relations.


Produced by Pyramid Film and Video.

Explains the procedure for reviving a heart attack victim. The film also describes the warning signs of heart attacks, methods of clearing airway obstruction, risk factors, and child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


Produced by Polymorph Films. Written by Miriam Weinstein.

A community-oriented center, a factory-related daycare center for children of employees, and a university teaching-training center exemplify the diverse options for daycare and the potential for meeting the needs of preschool children.


Produced by Harper and Row.

Examines the process by which language is acquired during the first four years of life and how that acquisition can be influenced by different factors.


Produced by New York University Film Library.

This film features infants and toddlers in a daycare center and explains how they are subjected to upsetting separations from parents, but learn to adapt.


Produced by Film Loan Intercampus Consortium.

The film looks at the different ways people use patterns as a tool for visual organization.


Produced by the Film Loan Intercampus Consortium.

The film spotlights the importance of various glands of internal secretion.


Produced by BNA Communications, Inc.

As part of the General Electric Theatre Series, this film narrates the story of an artist who becomes involved in the murder of a beautiful girl, and how he is perceived differently by a number of witnesses.


Produced by Brigham Young University. Written by Wetzel O. and Scott Whitaker.

The film introduces and follows a group of women who are part of a behavior modification therapy group focused on weight loss. Some solutions suggested in the films are increased dating and identifying potential psychological causes for obesity.


Produced by Churchill Films.

The film explores what it means to be a father in contemporary society and illustrates the challenges men face in being effective parents. It compares and contrasts the busy-at-work father, the authoritarian, and the father who shares child care responsibilities.


Produced by the Society for Nutrition Education.

The film provides basic information to parents and interested professionals on the nutritional needs of babies during the first year of life. It shows and discuss home preparation of baby food and gives advice about commercial baby food.


Produced by Proctor and Gamble Company.

The film shows the changes that occur in an infant's development in the first two weeks of life.


Film description not available.


Produced by Isaac Kleinerman. Written by Barbara Sapinsley.

The program stresses the value of pre-school education. It shows the educational benefit of toys and association drills for groups of two, three, and four-year-olds.


Produced by Isaac Kleinerman. Written by Barbara Sapinsley

This part examines the educational theories of Siegfried Englemann in bridging the academic divide between poorer and wealthier children by providing access to pre-school.


Produced by Davis and Geck. Written by the Association of Operating Room Nurses.

This program presents the basic definitions and practices of aseptic technique in the operating room.


Produced by National Educational Television.

As part of the series "History of the Negro People," this segment looks at the future for African-Americans in America, some of the challenges that lie ahead, and some solutions to consider.


Produced by National Educational Television.

As part of the series "History of the Negro People," this segment looks at the challenges and prejudice black people face around the world.


Produced Owen Crump and Warner Bros. Pictures. Written by Jack M. Warner an Walter N. Bien.

This film talks about how human senses work together to formulate human thought, focusing especially on the anatomy of the human eye as it relays messages to the brain.


Produced by the Department of Cinema Arts and the Department of Parent and Early Childhood Education at Bellevue Community College.

Shows how pre-school can stimulate a child's development and instill life-long values.


Produced by Counterpoint Films and McGraw-Hill Films.

The film focuses on the essential clinical features of infantile marasmus of two children. It shows the positive results of exposing children to human stimulation and emphasizes that results can be duplicated in in any general hospital or child care facility.


Produced by McGraw-Hill Films.

The film discusses the impact environmental factors have on the full manifestation of inherited characteristics.


Produced by the Film Association of Black America.

The film explores attitudes of both white and black individuals about the history of slavery in Charleston, South Carolina, and its modern manifestations.


Produced by the Film Association of Black America.

The film explores attitudes about the history of slavery and its modern manifestations in Mississippi, from both white and black perspectives. The film also discusses the issues faced by African-Americans who leave Mississippi for economic opportunities in places like Chicago and Detroit, and the polarization between African-American and white society in these places.


Produced by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center. Written by the National Educational Television and Radio Center.

Examines the civilizations of ancient Africa through the lens of African-Americans and the influence of 20th century African art and pageantry.


Produced by McGraw-Hill.

The film is an introduction to the humanities, explaining what they are and why they exist.


Produced by J. Mitchell.

The film presents the experiences of three women who were incest victims and records their suggestions for helping others.


Produced by Doubleday Multimedia.

The films discusses how the forces of rest and motion forces cause inertia.


Produced by Harold Mayer Productions. Written by Millard Lampell

This first part of the documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America discusses the hardships immigrants and other disenfranchised populations faced, including health issues, and the rise of strikes and unions to address these problems.


Produced by Harold Mayer Productions. Written by Millard Lampell.

This part of the documentary looks at union activities from the 1920s through the early 1970s. It mentions the role unions played in improving the health of workers and providing hospitalization.


Produced and written by Stanley Milgram.

This introduction to social psychology discusses investigative methods and scientific discoveries as well as the issues of affiliation, cognitive dissonance, conformity, and aggression.


Produced by Bradley Wright Films.

This training film for teachers of young children and children with perceptual and learning disabilities illustrates how educators can use the natural environment to increase a child's accuracy and scope of observation, to help a child organize materials, and to stimulate language and cognitive development.


Produced by University of California Extension Media Center. Written by Janet Adler, Virginia K. Bartlett, and Norris Brock.

The film shows James Adler, a movement and dance therapist, working with typical children, autistic children, and adults to illustrate that movement experience and awareness of one's body are vital for healthy growth.


Produced by New Yorker Films.

The obstetrician Frederick Leboyer discusses the traditional Indian art of baby massage.


Directed by David Prince.

Through examination of fossils, scientists investigate how Lucy died and the existence of early humans that pre-date Lucy.


Produced by ABC Closeup.

This segment discusses the treatment of the mentally ill in the United States from the point of view of former patients and healthcare professionals. It looks particularly at the condition of facilities and the side-effects of medication.


Produced by ABC Closeup.

This segment looks at issues with electroshock therapy and psychosurgery as treatments for mentally ill patients. At the conclusion, there is discussion of the Mental Patients' Association.


Produced by Time-Life Films, Inc.

Students at a Massachusetts medical school learn about biofeedback and how it can be used to help patients with high blood pressure.


Produced by National Educational Television.

This film discusses the conflicted feelings of educated women who devote themselves to caring for their families. Some wish to use their talents toward other causes and endeavors as well.


Produced by Smith, Kline, and French Laboratories.

The film presents the case history of a woman who enters the overcrowded neurological ward of a county hospital, and follows her recovery. It shows how the nursing staff analyzed the patient's problem and provided the personal relationship and care needed.


Produced by Learning Corp. of America. Written by Jason Films.

The film offers guidelines on how to avoid threatening situations. It features a police officer demonstrating methods by which a mugging victim can handle an assailant, even if threatened with a knife or gun.


This film discusses how human-centric ideas that stem from religion have impacted man's relationship to nature historically, and how development of suburban communities impacts the environment.


This segment looks at the potentially disastrous effects of developing land that is not well-suited for buildings and human occupation, and the effects of shrinking amounts of farmland.


Produced by University of California Extension Media Center.

The film shows a racially and socioeconomically integrated group of four and five year-old children participating in an experimental nursery school's activities.


Produced by National Geographic Specials.

This program about human evolution discusses how to date the fossils around the Rift Valley.


Produced by National Geographic Specials.

This part of the program about human evolution talks about re-creating skeletons of early humans using plaster casts, the discovery of footprints in 1978, the finding of primitive tools around lakeshores, and the role tools played in influencing human behavior and culture.


Produced by L.N. Voskresenki and D.S. Fursikov.

This film attempts to show the difference between conditioned and unconditioned responses in animals and humans during the course of six segments. Special attention is paid to the difference between instinctive and learned behavior in animals.


Produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

As part of the series "Nature of Things," the program illustrates the abilities, reflexes, and degree of sensitivity of newborns.


Produced by Polymorph Films, Inc. Written by Alvin Fiering.

Sheldon and Barbara Renan, in separate, informal interviews, talk about the breakup of their marriage, why they had married, their perceptions of each other, their feelings about being separated, and their considerations for their three children.


Produced by John M. Whiteley.

The film presents the Parent Effectiveness Training program of Thomas Gordon, which entails the application of basic counseling skills and human- relations techniques to parent-child relationships.


Produced by Churchill Films.

This film uses an open-ended situation involving a boy who must decide whether to go along with his old friends in an unethical scheme, or protect his new friend. The goal is to help children in primary grades think about the values of friendship, loyalty, honesty, and acceptance of others.


Produced by Nancy Archibald and the Filmmakers Library, Inc. Written by Heather Cook.

As part of the series "The Nature of Things," this film examines the different stages children go through when learning how to speak.


Produced by Steven Campus Productions.

The film shows how outdoor play presents opportunities for learning, especially in children's' interaction with physical materials.


Produced by McGraw-Hill.

This seminar taught by University of Michigan professor Lawrence B. Slobodkin explores how communities of organisms adapt to one another, through examples and lab experiments.


Written, produced, and directed by Barbara Jampel.

The film talks about how factors such as maternal nutrition and stress during pregnancy impact not only the baby but also the next generation. The film illustrates its premise through an experiment with pregnant rats.


Produced by Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Inc.

The scientist and photomicrographer identify pseudopods, flagellates, and ciliates and shows how they move, eat, and reproduce. The film provides examples of symbiosis, parasitism, and colonial organizations.


Produced by McGraw-Hill.

Bits of interview coverage intercut with movie and news footage comment on dancing, fads, hairstyles, music, women's liberation, and movies that came to define the "generation gap" of the 1960s and 1970s.


Produced by McGraw-Hill. Written by James S. Gardener and CRM Productions.

The film consists of a series of color photographs that address the relative merits of reward and punishment techniques with children.


Produced by Macmillan Films, Inc.

This film presents the spectrum of attitudes towards keeping patients alive through modern medical means, emphasizing how the lay public and physicians need to become more comfortable with death. Much of the film is dedicated to patients with cystic fibrosis.


Produced by Macmillan Films, Inc.

The film talks about various perspectives towards approaching death in a medical setting.


Produced by Films Incorporated.

The film demonstrates how humans are upsetting the delicate balance of nature in North America, discusses the effects of the damage, and suggests ways people and animals co can-exist.


Produced by Films Incorporated.

This film examines the environmental destruction caused by humans in North America.


Produced by Mayer-Sklar Productions and the National Science Foundation. Written by Marianna Norris.

As part of the series "Focus on Behavior: The Science of Psychology," this episode explores the influence of groups on human behavior.


Produced by McGraw-Hill Contemporary Films.

This segment discusses the characteristics and values of a rising African-American middle class as well as some of the challenges this group faces.


Produced by McGraw-Hill Contemporary Films.

This segment looks at the prejudice African-Americans face and the different ways in which those in the middle class reacted to race riots in the 1960s.


Produced by McGraw-Hill Contemporary Films.

This segment examines black nationalism.


Produced by Coronet Instructional Films

Two children learn that summer is a time for being outdoors.


Produced by Barr Films.

The film combines consumer interviews with an analysis of products and merchandizing techniques employed in supermarkets to show customers how to choose items with the best nutritional value for their grocery money. The film explains the basic food groups and examines the role of advertising, store layout, packaging, and labeling in consumer decisionmaking.


Produced by Educational Services, Inc. Written by Physical Science Committee.

Professor Byron L. Youtz demonstrates the Franck-Hertz experiment, which was one of the first indications of the existence of internal energy states within the atom. There is an epilogue by James Franck.


Produced by Henry Salomon and NBC New Productions. Written by Henry Salomon and Richard Hanser.

As part of "America Enters the Twentieth Century" series, the film outlines the causes of World War I and touches upon the involvement of the United States in 1917.


Produced by Avanti Films.

The film explores the origins of prejudice and illustrates contemporary forms of it.


Produced by Disney.

A young boy has to sell his beloved, old donkey. He refuses to sell it to unkind people in town but ultimately finds a home for the donkey when Joseph asks to purchase the animal for Mary to ride to Bethlehem.


Produced by Barr Films.

The film, which follows a fictitious family through a difficult day, addresses some of the problems that cause stress and shows how to identify and alleviate stress in daily living.


Produced by CRM Films. Written by Edmond Schan.

The film tells the story of an elderly woman's devotion to tending to a string bean plant, which is her only diversion. Defeat and loneliness are gracefully conquered by her imagination.


Produced by Davidson Films.

This animated adventure story, which introduces the concept of rational numbers to children in primary grades, tells about the visit of the first rational number to a community of natural numbers.


Produced by Stephen Fleishman and distributed by McGraw-Hill.

The film follows the Life Raft Earth demonstration that urges humanity to acknowledge the environmental challenges the world is facing and looks at how San Francisco is addressing these issues through the building of parks and restructuring of urban spaces.


Produced by Stephen Fleishman and distributed by McGraw Hill.

This segment explores the difficulty San Francisco experienced in its effort to roll back its pollution levels to those of 1950.


Produced by Perennial Education, Inc. Written by Sabina Wynn.

This animated film explains female reproductive anatomy and discusses gynecological and breast examinations, menstruation, and contraception.


Produced by National Educational Television.

This film discusses the rising incidence of violence in America, reasons for the violence, and suggestions to curtail it. It especially looks at the different forms of domestic violence children may experience.


Produced by Psychological and Educational Films.

The film describes the client-centered therapy Dr. Carl Rogers practices.


Produced by Psychological and Educational Films.

This part focuses on a system of psychotherapy called Actualizing Therapy. Dr. Everett Shostrom explains the concepts behind his therapy system, demonstrates it through an interview with a client, and evaluates the session.


Produced by Psychological and Educational Films.

After introducing his method of multimodal behavior therapy, Arnold Lazarus conducts a session with a client.


Produced by the University of Texas.

The film emphasizes the importance of emotional involvement in nursing care with cancer patients.


Produced by Centron Educational Films.

The film shows the positive impacts of using school premises for community activities on nights and weekends.


Produced by Brigham Young University.

The film documents the history of Native Americans and shows how they have adjusted to the modern world.


Produced by Alfred Higgins Productions.

This film presents how to brush and floss teeth, information about nutritious foods, and the basics and importance of good dental hygiene.


Produced by Deanna Chitayat, Perspective Films. Written by Stefan Moore and Claude Beller.

Compares the experiences of three women at different stages of life under different circumstances.


Produced by Phoenix/BFA Films and Video and written by Phyllis Johnson.

A widowed actress and a divorce share their transition from living on their own to moving into a Jewish home for the aged. The film follows the women through the process of adjustment and their efforts to keep the two worlds of past and present in balance.


Produced by ANA-NLN Film Service

Presents basic information about diabetes including clinical and public health aspects of the disease, methods of management, prevention of acute problems, and the early recognition of degenerative complications.


Produced by Martin Tahse Productions.

Narrated by thirteen-year old Kate who loses her sister in a sudden accident, the film shows how Kate, another sister, and a close friend cope with loss.


Produced by Martin Moyer Productions

Follows a boy who has learned safety rules from his father, who is a policeman. The boy helps children at school learn safe walking habits. The film covers the main tenets of pedestrian safety and shows correct and incorrect practices.


Produced by Coronet Instructional Films.

Two children explore a stream near their house in order to find snails for an aquarium, seeing many plants and animals that are native to the stream environment. They learn about the interdependence of living things. In the film, there is a close-up of a racoon, bass, and crayfish.


Produced by Sears.

As part of America's bicentennial anniversary and Sears' 90th anniversary, this film illustrates the history of the United States through the legacy of Sears.


Produced by the American Foundation for the Blind.

A boy meets a blind person and encounters problems in walking, talking, and dining with the blind individual.


Produced by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation.

The film defines and illustrates basic concepts in ecology like plant and animal relationships, interdependence for survival, and the constant danger of human activity to the ecological balance.


Produced by Brigham Young University.

Mildred Cooper, author of Aerobics for Women, presents some reasons and ways women become physically fit.


Produced by the United Nations.

The film uses children's art from around the world with commentary by the children themselves. They talk about each of the clauses of the Universal Declaration of the Rights of a Child and what the words mean to them.


Produced by McGraw-Hill. Written by Bill Cosby.

Fat Albert and The Gang help Shana's parents realize that she has a hearing problem.


Produced by Polymorph Films, Inc.

The film reveals how a parent's presence can decrease the stress level of a hospitalized child.


Produced by the Association of Humanistic Psychology and Essentia.

As part of the series "Renaissance: the Process of Rebirth," this program uses a variety of visual metaphors to depict the process of re-birth.


Produced by NBC Educational Films.

This film is a case study about Lake Erie, which is now biologically inert. The film discusses the causes and consequences of water pollution and mentions the economic factors that created the pollution. Throughout the film, people talk about their views concerning the death of Lake Erie, including the opinion that it is the first large-scale warning that humans may make the Earth uninhabitable.


Produced by NBC Educational Films.

This film discusses the causes and consequences of water pollution as well as the economic factors that contributed to the pollution.


Produced by the National Film Board of Canada.

The film follows a boy from the age of 10 through college and shows how he adopts the prejudiced ideas of his society. These ideas manifest themselves through "polite" acts of intolerance.


Produced by Coronet Instructional Films.

A young boy from the city comes to his uncle's farm and discovers how the wild and domestic animals, plants, and birds spend the winter.


Produced by the Encyclopedia Britannica Corporation.

This film looks at the functions and anatomy of the kidneys and describes the physiological mechanisms by which the kidneys control volume and composition of the body's fluids.


Produced by McGraw-Hill. Written by Bill Cosby. Part of the Fat Albert series.

Fat Albert and the Gang try to show Duane, who has a clubfoot, how to make the best of his situation.


Produced by Southerby Productions. Written by Fiveson Productions.

The film defines stress, explains how to handle it, and discusses how to use it beneficially.