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Magazine article Teacher Librarian

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Disney Educational Productions is releasing 10 more "way cool" video programs that prove to kids that "science rules!" It's the Disney Presents Bill Nye the Science Guy Sampler IV--part of an outstanding series co-funded by the National Science Foundation and jointly produced by KCTS (PBS) and Buena Vista TV.

Like all 70 of Disney's Bill Nye the Science Guy videos, these new cassettes are closed-captioned and licensed for all school-related activities. Individual tapes containing two full-length programs cost $49.95 and the Sampler IV; which includes all 10 new full-length programs, a full set of teacher's guides and a poster is $199. Contact Disney at 500 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91521-6677/818-567-5684.

Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre

Grolier Educational presents Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, a new, completely revised edition of this well-known Spanish language encyclopedia. Written by Latin Americans, this totally revamped set provides up-to-date information from a uniquely Latin American point of view.

Includes over 4,500 illustrations, more than 500 full-color maps of the world organized as an atlas and hundreds of biographies.

For more information contact: Linda May, Grolier Educational (203) 797-3603.

eBLAST: The "Thinking Person's Guide to the Web"

Encyclopaedia Britannica opens a new chapter in its 230-year history of chronicling knowledge with the launch of eBLAST, a free Web navigation service featuring a searchable and browsable directory of more than 125,000 sites that have been selected by Britannica's editors for their quality and usefulness. …

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