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The Resource How much is a million?, 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

How much is a million?, 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

Label
How much is a million?
Title
How much is a million?
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
VPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Reading rainbow (Television program)
Credits note
Associate producers: Kathy Kinsner, Marc Perry ; book art adapted & filmed by Take Ten, Inc., Dolezal Animation ; opening animation by Ovation Films, Inc
PerformerNote
Hosted by LeVar Burton ; book read by Nick Sullivan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • 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)
Runtime
30
Series statement
Reading rainbow
Series volume
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Videodiscs
  • Million (The number)
  • Billion (The number)
  • Trillion (The number)
  • Number concept
  • Estimation theory
  • Crayons
  • Children
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
live action
Label
How much is a million?, 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
Instantiates
Publication
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How much is a million? -- Really big numbers -- How crayons are made -- Football estimation -- Book reviews
Control code
997513
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (30 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
126.120D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 997513
  • (OCoLC)54107187
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Public Performance Video.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
How much is a million?, 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
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How much is a million? -- Really big numbers -- How crayons are made -- Football estimation -- Book reviews
Control code
997513
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (30 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
126.120D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 997513
  • (OCoLC)54107187
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Public Performance Video.
Video recording format
DVD

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