Discusses in detail the most common types of abortion procedures, aimed particularly at the woman who has already made the decision to have an abortion. Focuses on the need for post-abortion follow-up with the doctor, especially for contraceptive advice.
Examines the controversial issue of abortion with an in-depth look at abortion clinics and women making abortion decisions. Considers the psychological and physical ramifications associated with abortion. Closed Captioned.
Shows the Navy hospital corpsman the correct procedure for making a neat bed with minimum disturbance to the patient. Demonstrates the proper method of washing the patient with as much comfort as possible.
Records the spontaneous activities of children in the wards of Boston City Hospital. Pictures emotional responses of children from four to eight years of age caused by the stress of hospitalization, illness, and separation from parents. Illustrates social group work carried on in the hospital. Records the hospital experience of a five-year-old girl from her admittance to the time of her release.
Through free expression art activities, a teacher shows how children think, feel, and develop in a year at a Japanese school. Selects pupils from a first-grade class and traces their personality growth and development as it relates to their home life and social-school environment. Indicates that personal problems and predispositions influence the types and variety of children's artistic creations. Illustrates how children can be encouraged to remove deeply rooted fears through art activity and social participation.
Prsents the evolution of chinese ceramics from Neolithic earthenware to pure porcelain. Indicates the accomplishments of the Chinese potter and the need for cultural interdependence to sustain continued growth.
Adapts the short story by Mary Stolz about elderly Mrs. Olive Mixter's cherished life with her pet cat, Chino. Relives the 15 happy years the two shared, beginning with an uncertain union when Olive hesitantly took in the kitten. Relates her outrage when a young veterinarian suggests that Chino's physical problem is due to old age and that he should be "put away." Concludes as they discover Chino's problem to be deafness and, with the use of a hearing aid, the two return home to share his final years.
Studies the early stages of the development of the axolotl, an aquatic salamander, with emphasis upon genetically determined characteristics. Mates two wild-type, dark axolotls, each heterozygous for white and albino mutations. Uses time-lapse photography to show cleavage to the blastula stage, gastrulation, and neurulation. Observes rotation and elongation of the embryo, followed by identification of the gills, somites, and eyes. Records as the embryo breaks free of the vitelline membrane. Shows the well-developed gills, heart, and eyes in a later state. Concludes by showing the dark, golden albino, white, and white albino larvae.
Ralph learns that eating can be fun and eating the right foods each day will help him to become healthy. He recalls the food rule that he learned in school by using each of his five fingers for a kind of food. After following the rule for a time, he notices a gradual change for the better in himself.
Demonstrates by actual cases that disabled persons can handle many skilled industrial jobs. Specific examples are taken from machine shop, carpentry, welding, watchmaking, jewelry, sewing, and office work.
Shows the tact and judgment which a supervisor must use in establishing working relations for a disabled worker. A supervisor overemphasizes the handicap of a new worker, a veteran, so that the other workers become overly solicitous; the supervisor then goes to the other extreme and the men pay no attention to the new worker. Realizing his mistakes, the supervisor talks it over with the men and they work out a solution in which the new worker becomes "one of the gang."
Describes through the narration of Wang Shen, a teen-age boy of the village of Pingtung, Taiwan, his home life, educational system, improved farming techniques, village commerce and industries and life in the larger city of Taipei. Explains, using an animated map the geographical, topographical and climatic charcteristics of the island. Shows the export crops of sugar and rice being grown and harvested; and also the modern air and rail transportation which has aided in the growth of industries. Taiwan is depicted as a model of development for an eventual "Free China."
Demonstrates graphing in the Cartesian coordinate system. Shows the graph of a straight line from a solution set and the point of intersection of two straight lines. Illustrates how the point of intersection belongs to the solution sets of both straight line equations.
Deals with the actions of community health organizations in their efforts to fight disease. Shows the functions of the department of health in preventing and controlling the spread of contagious diseases as the film follows the developments in a successful attempt to stop a typhoid epidemic in its early stages. Relates the jobs of the school nurse, doctor, laboratory technician, visiting nurse, and food inspector in protecting the community health. Encourages children to observe personal health rules and to keep their homes and towns clean.
Shows hygienic care of a home patient after instruction from a visiting nurse--bathing and moving the patient in bed; arranging the bed and making the patient comfortable; taking and recording temperature, pulse, and respiration rates; medications; and helping the patient to regain strength.
Celebrates the 1820-1970 sesquicentennial of Indiana University by surveying its history and current programs. Points out the admission of women and students from other countries. Covers the development of the schools of music, medicine, education, business, and law, as well as the growth of the College of Arts and Sciences. Features brief scenes of the five regional campuses and of various athletic programs. Includes footage of Chancellor Herman B Wells, former President Elvis J. Stahr, and current President Joseph Sutton.
Uses animation, live-action sequences, and the narration of Orson Welles to show the cause of divisiveness in society: man's refusal to believe that he could be wrong in his opinions and beliefs. Constructs a parable about a land where only a coward admitted he was wrong. Presents the division which occurred between various groups--the young and old, teachers and legislators, blacks and whites. Concludes with one person's admission that perhaps he could be wrong, which initially bridged the division.
Examines the relationship between flooding and land use. Explains that the proximity to transportation, energy, and fertile soil has often outweighed the dangers of flood, and offers dams, levies, and flood-plan zoning as methods of controlling land use on flood plains.
Shows the work of both city and rural mail carriers, including sorting, packing, delivering, and picking up letters and packages. Emphasizes the mailman's friendly relations with the people on his route.
Eleventh in the "Are You Ready for Service?" series. Explains that military drill is training in discipline and pays off in combat teamwork. Respect for superiors, taking orders without argument, pride in appearance, discipline, and teamwork are recommended and illustrated.
Uses animation to tell of a boy who finds a turtle and cares for it, only for it to get sick and die. Intertwines the turtle's death with the birth of kittens to point out the inevitability of death and the continuity of life. Draws a parallel between this story and human life, birth, and death.
Describes a typical sanitary water system for a large city. Scenes and animations show methods used in bringing water from the Catskills, through the mountains, and under the Hudson River to New York City.
Shows Miss Austin as she goes about her duties in the children's ward of a hospital. She checks a boy in an oxygen tent; visits two young girls, one with a cast on her arm and the other recovering from an operation; assists Barbara Allen, who is recovering from an appendectomy; and cares for two boys arriving from the operating room. Finally shows Miss Austin on duty in the maternity ward several weeks later.
Explains the set-up and operation of the Kodak Pageant motion picture projector. Shows proper placement of components for effective use, threading, focusing, and centering the picture on the screen. Shows techniques for rewinding, forward and reverse opertion, cleaning, and lamp replacement.
Describes briefly the operation of the overhead projector and demonstrates its numerous uses, especially in classroom situations. Shows a variety of materials that can be used and the different methods of preparing them, including drawing and writing on transparent materials, and using carbon backed film and cut-outs. Demonstrates the preparation of diazo transparencies (dry ammonia process) and the use of autopositive paper. Stresses that the overhead projector can be used to meet the need or faster and better learning.
Presents a discussion on abortion among service professionals, focusing more on the ethical issue of allowing abortions to be legal rather than on the moral question of whether abortion is "right or wrong." Relates the personal encounters that many professionals, including a doctor, legislator, theologian, priest, rabbi, nun, teacher, counselor, women's organizer, and nurse, have had with the abortion issue. Emphasizes that the heart of the abortion question lies in the many deaths that result from women seeking illegal and unsafe abortions, yet stresses that when abortions are legal each individual faced with the abortion decision should make a moral as well as a practical choice.
Discusses poliomyelitis--its incidence, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and therapy--and the rehabilitiation of its victims. Uses many actual cases as illustrations, and follows one through in some detail.
Outlines the advantages of the overhead projector as a visual aid to learning in classrooms, in business, and in industry. Shows the great variety of uses of the equipment, with opaque, translucent, and transparent materials, both in contrasting colors and in monochrome. Stresses the ease with which effective presentations can be improvised through the use of movable graphic components, overlays, polaroid filters, transparent working models, and even chemical reactions in a test tube.
Shows Dan's dentist discussing tooth decay and preventive methods. Illustrates the correct way to brush teeth and stresses the need or a well balanced diet; then explains the fluoride treatment for protecting teeth.
Demonstrates how the facilities of a large city library are made available to rural libraries. Shows the library truck from Gary, Indiana, delivering books, pictures, and other materials weekly, free of charge, upon the written request of a small-town librarian. Indicates how such cooperation results in better public service.
Presents a second lesson at the "Presentation Stage" of color work--the pronunciation area. Continues to discuss this well-known system for practicing the pronunciation of speech sounds, in isolation and in combination--"parts" later to be applied to "wholes".
Describes the criteria for choosing a sound for in-depth teaching. Provides an assessment of a pupil's automatic production of (sh) in words and syllables. Shows the teacher demonstrating the formation and development of (sh) to the pupil. Outlines the steps in learning (sh): 1) Blunt, 2) Close, and 3) Blow.
Begins the in-depth teaching of (sh) by teaching the first step: learning to blunt the tongue. Follows the learning process through the "Presentation Stage" to the "Imitation Stage," after the teacher's evaluation of the pupil's main error in blunting. Demonstrates two teaching devices.
Depicts a second pupil beginning to learn (sh) through in-depth teaching, starting with Step 1--blunting--at Face A of the speech model. Examines the pupil's blunting error (pulling the whole tongue back) and his first approximate correction of the error, achieved through shaping.
Continues work on the first step of learning (sh), blunting the tongue, at the "Imitation Stage." Shows the pupil achieving a better approximation of pulling the tip into the body of the tongue, and finally achieving correct blunting by keeping the tongue blunted and forward.
Continues in-depth work on (sh) with tongue blunting on Face A of the speech model. Shows kinesthetic practice on blunting. The pupil has reached the "Production Stage" of tongue blunting and is ready to learn the second step of (sh): closing the mouth to the right degree while maintaining the blunted tongue. Progresses through Step 2 on Face A of the speech model, consisting of the "Presentation Stage," "Imitation Stage," and "Production Stage." Presents a teacher evaluation of the pupil's errors at Step 2.
Examines the third step in producing (sh) in isolation: blowing air across the high blunted tongue. Progresses from the "Presentation Stage" through the "Imitation Stage" to the "Production Stage," using two teaching devices.
Presents an integrative device for the general teaching (as contrasted with the specific speech lesson) of language and speech. Describes the entire pattern as well as attempting a speech correction. Explains the GLGSP framework for making a learning situation for language or speech or both out of every communication between pupil and adult.
Characterizes the land that lies along oceans and large lakes in terms of physical features and uses of the land. Points out that differences in the physical appearance of land near shorelines may be caused by natural forces such as wind and erosion, or by man building inland waterways and constructing recreational facilities. States that nature sometimes ruins what man has built, but that man often destroys the beauty of land that nature has taken a very long time to develop.
Tells the dramatic story of two young people whose lives are interrupted and threatened by tuberculosis. Shows modern tuberculosis case-finding, diagnosis, hospitalization, and rehabilitation after the cure has been effected.
Develops a general understanding of the nature, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis. Portrays conditions under which individuals are first infected, and describes, by means of animated drawings, the process of primary infection and reinfection. Demonstrates tuberculin tests and X-ray examinations, and portray effective hospital treatment.