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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
  • 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, (videorecording)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
How much is a million? -- Really big numbers -- How crayons are made -- Football estimation -- Book reviews
Control code
ocm54107187
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (30 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
126.120D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
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, (videorecording)
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
How much is a million? -- Really big numbers -- How crayons are made -- Football estimation -- Book reviews
Control code
ocm54107187
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (30 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
126.120D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Public Performance Video.
Video recording format
DVD

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