Portable photo display which teaches basic All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) safety messages. 22 laminated panels with color photos and text have Velcro tabs on the back that can be used on any Velcro-type display unit. Suggested display space is 86″ wide x 47″ tall. **Requires Large display board (two 27″ side panels, one 28″ center panel, 35″ high) #17635 & Display board header (same width as large display board, 12″ high) #17636, which may be booked separately. (1997) – 22 LAMINATED PHOTOS, INSTRUCTIONS, PHOTO OF DISPLAY.
A hockey player narrates a discussion of ATV safety, including dressing properly, driving responsibly, and avoiding drugs and alcohol. Appropriate for any ATV rider, especially youth. (1986) - VHS VIDEO (14:00).
Demonstrates design issues and common problems with sidewalk accessibility from the perspective of pedestrians with disabilities. Uses video of pedestrians with disabilities navigating actual sidewalks and street crossings to illustrate problems with design and maintenance that hamper accessibility. Four segments focusing on – Pedestrians who use wheelchairs (10:00). – Pedestrians with ambulatory impairments (7:51). – Pedestrians with low vision (11:24). – Pedestrians who are blind (11:19). (n.d.) - VHS VIDEO (41:00).
Thirteen segments cover the following topics: 1. Child Care Curriculum; 2. Structuring the Facility; 3. Child Care as a Business; 4. The I.R.S. & Record Keeping; 5. Safety & Emergency Procedures; 6. Food Handling Practices; 7. Nutrition; 8. Positive Mealtimes; 9. Positive Discipline; 10. Communication & Families With Problems; 11. Dealing With Child Abuse; 12. Building Community Understanding; 13. Child Care Legislation. VHS VIDEO, 25 FACT SHEETS. (1993) - VHS VIDEO (2 hours).
12/11/03 Penn State videoconference intended for child care providers and families. Focuses on the important role childcare providers can play in solving the childhood obesity problem by increasing children’s activity levels on a daily basis. Discusses simple developmental indoor and outdoor physical activities for children of varied ages. Presents ideas for talking with parents about keeping children healthy. (2003) – VHS VIDEO (69:00), PROGRAM GUIDE. (Better Kid Care Series).
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. Focuses on understanding the definition of anxiety, its symptoms and the importance of seeking help at local mental health agencies. Maenene Vangsycha of Theda Care Behavioral Health discusses how anxiety affects individuals and their family. (2000) – VHS VIDEO (27:00 - Hmong language). (Bridging Hmong American Series).
Demonstrates the basic equipment every kitchen should have and how to use it. Shows how to make a nutritious dinner in a single pan. Intended audience is low-income adults with children or older adolescent parents. **Features both English and Spanish formats.**(2006). – DVD (8:00), LESSON PLAN. (Food Basics Series).
Equips Extension educators and others who work with adults to teach skills for balanced living in five key areas: time management, stress management, mindful eating, physical activity and sleep. Emphasizes the crucial roles of each of these elements in a well-balanced life and promotes mindful eating over dieting. Consists of five 1 hour units which can be taught as stand-alone classes or as a series. Includes advertising tools as well as PowerPoint presentations with narratives, activities and handouts and evaluation tools. (2010) – CD-ROM.
Illustrates what to do as a first response in the most common work injuiries, such as cuts, burns, sprains, fractures, shock, heat stroke, as well as what to do in case of heart attack, including CPR. (1994) – VHS VIDEO (13:00), LEADER GUIDE.
Three panel tabletop display featuring information about health care access, health care costs and healthy behaviors. Each panel includes a Q & A format about each health care issue. Provides three options for interaction with participants which may be used singly or together depending on the audience and degree of interaction desired. **Requires large display board (two 27” side panels, one 28” center panel, 35” high) – #17635, and header panel (same width, 12” high) – #17636, both of which may be booked separately.** (2008) – 3 DISPLAY PANELS, HEADER, “YOUR OPINION PLEASE! BOXES, INSTRUCTIONS (5p), MASTER FOR “ULTIMATE HEALTH CARE QUIZ” & ANSWERS (4P).
DeWitt Jones asks if we choose to see the possibilities, do we really believe they’re there? He assures us that there is always more than one right answer. Celebrating what’s right with the world helps us recognize the possibilities and find solutions for many of the challenges before us. (2001) – DVD (23:00), LEADER, GUIDE, WORKBOOK, CD WITH POWERPOINT PRESENTATION.
Food safety curriculum intended for grades 4-6. Includes a video and 5 lesson plans that encourage critical thinking. The first 3 lessons deal with food safety concepts important for kids who care for themselves. Food handling skills discussed include buying, storing, preparing, cooking and handling leftovers. The remaining lessons address food additive and pesticide use and water quality. (1992) – VHS VIDEO (20:00), PROGRAM GUIDE WITH FACT SHEETS, HANDOUTS, ETC.
Multimedia kit developed for use by health professionals and other community leaders who want to start a community coalition to address the issue of childhood overweight. The kit is designed to help guide the coalition through a series of five meetings for the purpose of preventing childhood weight problems and related chronic diseases. (2002) - VHS VIDEO (25:00), CD-ROM WITH PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHEETS, MEETING GUIDES & RELATED RESOURCES (263p).
Describes a “co-active” approach to coaching and the coaching relationship for professionals and volunteers. Coaching is a key component of an organization’s toolkit for developing leaders, working with teams and helping employees at every level achieve their personal and professional best. Reviews coaching fundamentals, skills, practices, and provides reproducible exercises and checklists. (2007) – MANUAL (312p), CD WITH SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS.
CD-Rom containing materials needed to conduct a 3-5 hour workshop designed by Beverly Stencel and Hans Hanson. Intended to help participants gain insights that may enrich their relationships with co-workers of different generations and enhance the productivity of the group. Focuses on four generations spanning the years 1922 to the present – people with four diverse sets of values, needs, motivations and expectations trying to find common ground in any organization, business or team. (2003) – CD-ROM WITH POWERPOINT PRESENTATION, FACILITATOR’S HANDBOOK, REFERENCE LIST AND QUIZZES AND ANSWER KEYS.
This 4-part program explores different ways individuals react to stress, and the special demands that faculty members face. Suggests ways faculty can cope with stress, and helps them see the “big picture” of university life in the context of stress. Part 1 “The Who, What, When, Where and How of Stress”; Part 2 “Coping With Pre-tenure Stress”; Part 3 “Life and Stress After Tenure”; Part 4 “Balancing Personal Life and Work”. 4 VHS VIDEOS, USER GUIDE RESEARCH ARTICLES, 3 SELF-TESTS. (1989) - VHS VIDEO (85:00)
Designed to educate all trail users to promote courtesy, understanding, cooperation and safety so that everyone can have a positive experience on the trail. Appropriate for equestrians, bikers and hikers. (1996) - VHS VIDEO (16:00)
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. What is depression? How does it affect a family? Youa Xiong of Outagamie County Department of Health and Human Services and Maenene Vangsycha of ThedaCare Behavioral Health discuss several facets of depression including an explanation of what it is, symptoms to be aware of, when to seek professional help, who should do the referral, causes of depression and who might be a risk for depression (2000) – VHS VIDEO (27:00 - Hmong language). (Bridging Hmong American Series)
Nutritional consequences of depressive disorders often go unrecognized in older adults. Left untreated, depression can cause serious nutrition-related problems such as weight loss, declining strength and agility with lack of exercise, and digestive problems. Discusses warning signs of depression, possible nutritional consequences of depression and resources for getting help. VHS VIDEO, LEADER GUIDE, HANDOUT MASTER. (1996) - VHS VIDEO (9 min.)
Discusses how our paradigms – the set of rules and regulations that define the boundaries of our reasoning – filter our thinking and may prevent us from accepting relevant data. VHS VIDEO, PROGRAM GUIDE. (1984) - VHS VIDEO (34:00)
10/26/00 Penn State videoconference intended for child care providers and parents. Topics include How to get kids to eat, Quick, fun snack ideas, Keeping packed lunches healthy and safe and more. (2000) – VHS VIDEO (69:00), LEADER GUIDE. (Better Kid Care Series)
Photojournalist DeWitt Jones offers several techniques to help organizations tap their creative potential. Stresses the idea that creativity is an attitude and that “creative thinking” really results from taking a fresh look…one that is deeper and more determined…at the mundane experiences of everyday life. (1999) – DVD (21:00), LEADER’S GUIDE, WORKBOOK, POWERPOINT PRESENTATION ON CD-ROM
Tabletop display for use at workshops and seminars for Family Living Program campus and county staff dealing with the issue of family caregiving. **Requires Large Display Board (two 27” side panels, one 28” center panel, 35” high) – #17635, and Header Panel (same width, 12” high) – #17636, both of which may be booked separately.**). (2006) – 3 PANEL DISPLAY & HEADER, TWO TABLE COVERS.
Demonstrates how to make mealtimes fun instead of frustrating by getting the whole family involved and illustrates that the benefits of cooking together as a family go far beyond nutrition. Shows how to make a nutritious dinner in a single pan. Intended audience is low-income adults with children or older adolescent parents. **Features both English and Spanish formats.** (2006) - DVD (8:00). (Food Basics Series)
Four-part production focusing on the feeding relationship between parents and young children. Video of real parents interacting with their children demonstrate what to do and not do with feeding. Includes advice on division of responsibility for the child’s diet and how to establish positive and healthy attitudes toward food and eating. Each segment concentrates on a different age group. Segments include The Infant” (18:42), “The Transitional Child” (23:24), “The Toddler” (21:32), and “The Preschooler” (18:07) (2011) – DVD (122 minutes total).
Feeding Young Children in Group Settings, #1: “The Six Principles for Feeding Young Children in Group Settings” (#18496)
Identifies the six principles for feeding young children in group settings and presents strategies for implementation. Featured topics include addressing safety issues, modeling behaviors, reinforcing internal cues, and building a sense of community. (2000) – VHS VIDEO (100 minutes) **Print support materials may be found at http://www.cals.uidaho.edu/feeding/**
Feeding Young Children in Group Settings, #2: “Creating a Developmentally Sound Feeding Environment” (#18497)
Examines how children develop from birth to five years of age and describes how to create mealtime environments that meet your children’s developmental needs. Helps caregivers establish mealtime routines that offer children opportunities to learn group skills, skills for delaying gratification, language skills, and self-help skills. (2000) – VHS VIDEO (103 min.) **Print support materials may be found at http://www.cals.uidaho.edu/feeding/**
Feeding Young Children in Group Settings, #3: “Choices for Children’s Health and Well-Being (#18498)
Describes ways to create and present nutritious meals that are safe, visually appealing, and include a variety of foods. Topics covered include menu planning, food safety, the “good foods vs. bad foods” myth, how to recognize children’s internal hunger and satiety cues, and problems associated with restricting foods or pressuring children to eat. (2000) -VHS VIDEO (107 min.) **Print support materials may be found at http://www.cals.uidaho.edu/feeding/**
Identifies some of the most common questions that caregivers and parents have about best practices in feeding children. Explores controversial techniques, such as use of a “no thank-you” bite to introduce foods. Includes a special food safety section on recognizing and avoiding choking hazards. (2000) – VHS VIDEO (106 min.) **Print support materials may be found at http://www.cals.uidaho.edu/feeding/**
10/26/06 Penn State videoconference intended for child care providers and parents. The percentage of children in this country who are overweight has doubled in the last 10 years. Keeping children active is one way to help fight childhood obesity. How much active play time do children need each day? Learn great active play ideas for keeping children moving indoors and out. (2006) – DVD (86:00), PRINT MATERIALS. (Better Kid Care Series)
Horizontal banner promoting awareness of the Emerald Ash Borer and firewood quarantines. “You can keep the trees in Wisconsin’s yards, parks and forests healthy and beautiful. How? It’s simple. Don’t move firewood.” Measures 34” H x 83” W with metal grommets for hanging. (Also available as a vertical, free-standing display -#19106) (2011) – VINYL HORIZONTAL BANNER
Retractable “window shade” style vertical display in its own stand promoting awareness of the Emerald Ash Borer and firewood quarantines. “You can keep the trees in Wisconsin’s yards, parks and forests healthy and beautiful. How? It’s simple. Don’t move firewood.” Measures 87” H x 35” W in 10” D stand when fully extended. (Also available as a vinyl horizontal banner measuring 34″H x 83″ W – #19139) (2011) – SELF-CONTAINED DISPLAY WITH FOLDING SUPPORTING ROD.
An excellent team building tool which focuses on Seattle’s World Famous Pike Place Fish. Presents the FISH philosophy which encourages employees to make a personal choice to bring passion, playfulness, commitment and a positive attitude to work every day. (Follow up production “Fish! Sticks” also available – #18760) (1998, 2002) – VHS VIDEO (20:00), PROGRAM GUIDE (88p).
A how-to video designed to help fish farmers learn to improve the safety, quality and profitability of their products. In addition to showing the entire fish harvesting process, focuses on eight key components of a good sanitation program for a fish processing plant. (2000) - VHS VIDEO (16:00)
The World Famous Pike Place Fish Guys share what they’ve learned about keeping the energy and enthusiasm of FISH! (see #18757) alive. Can be used as part of a program on vision, accountability, teamwork, orientation, or coaching and feedback. (1999) – VHS VIDEO (17:00), PROGRAM GUIDE (34p).
Four part series focusing on food and kitchen basics. Intended audience is low-income adults with children or older adolescent parents. Features both English and Spanish formats. DVD’s. SEE INDIVIDUAL TITLES FOR MORE INFORMATION.
10/25/01 Penn State videoconference intended for child care providers and parents. Topics covered include Eating behaviors at different ages, Enhancing children’s attitudes toward food, Fun times with foods, 10 ways to explore foods and Playing with food…right or wrong? (2001) – VHS VIDEO (61:00), PROGRAM GUIDE. (Better Kid Care Series)
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. Phoua Xiong of the UWEX Family Nutrition Program explains the importance of keeping hot foods hot, cold foods cold, and food preparation areas clean. (1994) – VHS VIDEO (27:00 – Hmong Language). (Bridging Hmong American Series)
Profiles the Food Safety at Home initiative; a lap-top based interactive, educational program for homemakers. Includes perspectives on the program and lessons learned from participants, educators and coordinators. **VHS VERSION ALSO AVAILABLE – #18798**. (2005) - DVD (15:00)
Profiles the Food Safety at Home initiative; a lap-top based interactive, educational program for homemakers. Includes perspectives on the program and lessons learned from participants, educators and coordinators. **DVD VERSION ALSO AVAILABLE – #18799**. (2005) - VHS VIDEO (15:00)
Intended for use with young adults with moderate intellectual or learning disabilities, this curriculum is designed to help integrate food safety education into individual learning activities taught in the classroom. Each curriculum unit focuses on one of the four principles of the USDA Fight BAC! Campaign – clean, separate, cook and chill, which are designed to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Additional units introduce the topics of food safety, discuss the microworld and tie all the principles together. (2010) – DVD (20:14), TWO CD’S CONTAINING CURRICULUM.
4/25/02 Iowa State University “Current Issues in Nutrition” satellite videoconference. Examines the relationships among dietary intake, health, and the changes in production, processing, and distribution of food. (2002) – VHS VIDEO (5 hours), PRINT MATERIALS.
Six-part production, 5 of which provide an excellent introduction to archery instruction. The final segment focuses on survival skills useful in various shooting sports. Contents include: 1. “An Invitation to Archery”. – 2. “Fundamentals of Archery – Basic Shooting Techniques”. – 3. “Advanced Shooting Technique; Part I”. – 4. “Advanced Shooting Technique; Part II”. – 5. “Mastering the Bow and Arrow Sports”. – 6. “Survival”. VHS VIDEO (72:00 – total), PROGRAM GUIDE.
Demonstrates to hunters the recommended procedures for handling and processing white tailed deer they harvest in order to avoid contact with Chronic Wasting Disease. Highlights the most current information on the safe handling of carcasses and meat. (2002) - VHS VIDEO (27:00)
Focuses on ways to prevent contamination of fruits and vegetables while growing, harvesting, packing and shipping produce. Includes both English and Spanish versions on one DVD. **VHS version also available – #18744**. (2004) - DVD (15:00)
Focuses on ways to prevent contamination of fruits and vegetables while growing, harvesting, packing and shipping produce. Includes both English and Spanish versions on one video. **DVD version also available – #18742**. (2004) - VHS Video (15:00.)
Focuses on how gardening is a great way to maintain physical activity and helps improve nutrition – two viable strategies for addressing arthritis. A Wisconsin Arthritis Program representative provides facts about arthritis and a USDA representative provides nutrition information. In addition, demonstrates a variety of tools and techniques that help reduce stress on joints while gardening. Describes how to make gardening easier, simple ways to modify the tools you already own, a few helpful tools and aids such as kneelers and seats, and gardening in raised beds and containers. Includes a “tour” of a garden planted by a master gardener. Completely revised and expanded from 2007 production. (2008) - DVD (34:00)
Three panel tabletop display featuring information on how to identify reliable health information on the internet, tools to access reliable information on the internet, and the importance of discussing internet information with health care providers. **Requires large display board (two 27” side panels, one 28” center panel, 35” high) – #17635, and header panel (same width, 12” high) – #17636, both of which may be booked separately.** (2008) – 3 DISPLAY PANELS, HEADER, INSTRUCTIONS (4p), MASTER FOR “EVALUATING WEBSITES” WORKSHEET (2p).
Uses hand puppets to teach students in grades K-3 how to wash their hands properly. (1996) - VHS VIDEO (8 min.)
CYFERnet Webinar sponsored by Penn State’s Better Kid Care Program, focusing on indoor environmental health issues and how they affect young children. Explores the connections between children’s health and the indoor environments of child care facilities. Demonstrates practices that can assure the indoor environment where children spend their time is safe for them. (2010) - CD WITH POWERPOINT PRESENTATION & INSTRUCTOR MANUAL, “HELP YOURSELF TO A HEALTHY HOME: PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN’S HEALTH (56p)
Professional nutritionists and registered dieticians provide tips and strategies in Spanish on how to shop for healthy and nutritious foods without going over budget. They introduce viewers to “unit pricing”, explore the pros and cons of purchasing food in bulk, uncover which supermarket gimmicks to avoid, and explain the advantages of choosing fresh and seasonal foods over processed and pre- packaged products. In addition, they explain how grocery stores are laid out and how to shop strategically. The information provided supports Food Resource Management topics and teachings done in WNEP. (2010) - DVD (10:00)
Focuses on the impact of loud noise on workers. Reviews various types of hearing protection devices and discusses fitting, cleaning and using them. (1998) – VHS VIDEO (6:00), PROGRAM GUIDE.
Describes the stages of heat illness including cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Explains prevention and treatment, including when to call for medical assistance. (1999) – VHS VIDEO (7:00), PROGRAM GUIDE.
Uses true stories about a city paving crew and workers in a foundry to demonstrate how to deal with and prevent the medical condition called heat stress, fatal for 20% of people who experience it. Includes life-saving information about how to recognize symptoms and act quickly to save lives. Good review for supervisors and old hands, but essential for new workers. (2011) – DVD (14:18).
3/2/2000 Penn State videoconference intended for child care providers and parents. Focuses on how childcare providers can take the stress out of caregiving. Looks at recognizing the signs and symptoms of burnout and how to deal with it; on-the-spot relaxation techniques and how caregiver stress affects the children. (2000) - VHS VIDEO (78:00), LEADER GUIDE. (Better Kid Care Series)
Students identify names of processed, cultured and natural dairy products in photographs. Beginner level. (2007) - LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS. (Dairy Skillathon Series)
Youth choose from a list of options to identify different types of Wisconsin cheeses shown in a picture. Intermediate level. (2007) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS. (Dairy Skillathon Series)
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. Touches on some of the causes of suicide, questions you should ask, what you should do immediately, suggestions of things that you could say or do to encourage and to protect the suicidal person and some signs or behaviors that could help you identify someone who might be at risk for suicide. VHS VIDEO (28:00) (Hmong Language). (Bridging Hmong American Series)
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. Discusses what immunizations are and the importance of getting them. (1995) – VHS VIDEO (Hmong Language) (27:00). (Bridging Hmong American Series)
Updated version of University of IL research based program designed to help people balance their work and personal lives. Designed to meet the needs of all working adults, it addresses the needs of working individuals systematically across multiple conceptual domains. The flexible curriculum is organized into five categories/workshops, one to two hours each, which can be presented individually or in combination, and can be tailored to address specific audiences. Topics explored include relationshiops with partners, extended family and friends, children (Parenting), work stress and physical and emotional well-being. (2007) – 5 CD-ROMS with printable curriculum materials for Units 1-5, DVD with videos for Units 1-5.
Segment from 60 Minutes II which focuses on the prevalence of hunger among the working poor. Interviews several families found in food lines in Ohio in order to show the face of hunger in America today. Serves as a nice complement to presentations about hunger. **VHS video format also available – #18803**. (2003) - DVD (13:00)
Segment from 60 Minutes II which focuses on the prevalence of hunger among the working poor. Interviews several families found in food lines in Ohio in order to show the face of hunger in America today. Serves as a nice complement to presentations about hunger. **DVD format also available – #19051**. (2002) - VHS VIDEO (13:00)
Yoga therapist and teacher Julie Vosters demonstrates stretches and body mechanics which help people get in shape for vigorous exercise and physical activity in general though she focuses on gardening. (2011) – DVD (30:32).
Four-part production on one video covering all aspects of maple syrup production. Topics covered include: 1. “Maple Syrup – Something Special From Wisconsin (15:00)”; 2. “Tapping the Sugarbush – an American Tradition (10:00)”; 3. “Maple Syrup – Boiling and Evaporation (10:25)”; 4. “Packaging and Marketing Wisconsin Maple Syrup (13:26)”. VHS VIDEO (50:00 total)
Color slides of 186 retail meat cuts. Each cut is listed with its complete name and a general description. Names of the cuts are based on the Uniform Retail Meat Identity Standards (URMIS) system for beef, pork, lamb and veal. Includes supplemental Meat Evaluation Handbook and CD-ROM featuring the same slides as well as some interactive activities. (1999 – 186 SLIDES, CD-ROM, PRINT MATERIALS.
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. Dr. Cha Lee, owner of a medical clinic dedicated to serving Hmong families, shares his views on the medical issues Hmong families face and encourages them to get medical attention as soon as symptoms appear. He recommends thinking through questions before going to the doctor’s office and asking questions of the doctor when you are at the office. (2003) – VHS VIDEO (Hmong Language) (29:00). (Bridging Hmong American Series)
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. Mee Her focuses on the increasing need for individuals to be able to recognize mental health problems when loved ones reach out for help and assistance. She explains symptoms to look for and shares some of the experiences she has had in her work in California. (1993) – VHS VIDEO (Hmong Language) (28:00). (Bridging Hmong American Series)
Focuses on how the USDA MyPyramid food guidelines can help every individual achieve the right balance of proper nutrition and exercise. Explores the six basic food groups and demonstrates how families can make sure they eat enough whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Includes both Spanish and English language versions. **VHS version also available – #18878**. (2005) – DVD (14:00), PRINT MATERIALS.
Focuses on how the USDA MyPyramid food guidelines can help every individual achieve the right balance of proper nutrition and exercise. Explores the six basic food groups and demonstrates how families can make sure they eat enough whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Includes both Spanish and English language versions. **DVD version also available – #18877**. (2005) – VHS VIDEO (14:00), PRINT MATERIALS.
2008 Iowa State Current Issues in Nutrition webinar. Focuses on the role of nutrition education in changing health behaviors and the importance of effective evaluation. Explores the impact of environment on nutrition education efforts and their effectiveness. Intended for educators developing or providing nutrition education to adult or youth audiences. (2008) – 4 DVD’s (273 minutes total)
12/7/06 Penn State videoconference intended for child care providers and parents. What children eat is a major factor in our country’s childhood obesity problem. Sugary drinks and low-fiber grain foods are a big part of many children’s diets. This program focuses on why these foods contribute to obesity and what to serve for healthier eating. (2006) – DVD (103 minutes), PRINT MATERIALS. (Better Kid Care Series)
Bill Moyers describes the search for new ways of thinking and talking about dying. Forgoing the usual reluctance that most Americans show toward speaking about death, patients and medical professional alike come forward to examine the end of life with honesty, courage and even humor, demonstrating that dying can be an incredibly rich experience for both the terminally ill and their loved ones. (2000) – VHS VIDEO (88:00), DISCUSSION GUIDE.
Bill Moyers presents the important strides being made in the area of palliative or “comfort” care at pioneering institutions such as New York’s Mt. Sinai Hopsital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. These advances are bringing peace to those who fear that they will be a burden to loved ones, will suffer needlessly, or will be abandoned in their hour of greatest need. (2000) – VHS VIDEO (87:00), DISCUSSION GUIDE.
Bill Moyers unravels the complexities underlying the many choices at the end of life, including the bitter debate over physician-assisted suicide. Three patients, their families and other doctors discuss some of the hardest decisions, including how to pay for care, what constitutes humane treatment, and how to balance dying and dignity. In the end, do these patients die the way they wanted? (2000) – VHS VIDEO (87:00), DISCUSSION GUIDE.
Bill Moyers introduces crusading medical professionals – including staff members of the Balm of Gilead Project in Birmingham, Alabama – who have dedicated themselves to improving end-of-life care by changing America’s overburdened health system. (2000) – VHS VIDEO (87:00), DISCUSSION GUIDE.
Designed to teach low income families with preschoolers or young school-age children (ages 2-7) how to share food tasks with children in order to help children establish good eating habits. Video includes both English and Spanish versions. (1997, 2001) – VHS VIDEO (English – 11:00, Spanish – 12:30), PRINT MATERIALS.
Demonstrates the importance of not smoking around children to parents, grandparents, educators and others. Discusses the hazards of secondhand smoke to children, stressing that infants and children are at most risk because of possible damage to developing organs. (1999) - VHS VIDEO (12:00)
3 panel display highlighting general methods of food preservation. Features several food safety facts related to food preservation. **Requires large display board (two 27” side panels, one 28” center panel, 35” high) – #17635, and header panel (same width, 12” high) – #17636, both of which may be booked separately.** (2005) – 3 PANEL DISPLAY WITH HEADER.
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. Focuses on health concerns caused by lead poisoning in the home. Special attention is given to young children and the effects lead poisoning can have on their health. (1992) – VHS VIDEO (Hmong language) (26:00). (Bridging Hmong American Series)
Two-part January, 2004 WisLine Web presentation focusing on the basics of major federal nutrition assistance programs. Each program discussed eligibility requirements, how to enroll and trends in program participation. The January 14 program (90:00) focused on WIC and the Senior Dining Program. School meals and Child nutrition programs were the subjects of the January 28 presentation. (80:00). (2004) – CD-ROM (170 minutes – total)
Humorous look at how to lift objects without risking disk injury. Covers checking your path to avoid slips and trips, and how to avoid twisting while lifting. (1989) - VHS VIDEO (10:00)
Brings together time-coded segments of Raising Responsible Teens I, II, III. Focuses on providing parents and others who work with adolescents (ages 11-14) information to better understand the developmental needs of teenagers as well as strategies for dealing with issues such as teenage sexuality and alcohol and drug abuse. Contains specific information about adolescent development, as well as research based information about parenting skills and concepts. (1995) – 3 VHS VIDEOS, RESOURCE MANUAL (204 PAGES).
Shows how easy cooking can be, defines common cooking terms and demonstrates basic food preparation techniques. Intended audience is low-income adults with children or older adolescent parents. **Features both English and Spanish formats.**(2006) – DVD (8:00) (Food Basics Series)
Intended for Hmong audiences. A 4-part, interactive video focusing on different ways to save money and buy the best available foods at the supermarket. Written at a very elementary level for Hmong audiences. Part 1: “Knowing What to Buy” (9:00). Part 2: “Buying Fresh Foods” (13:00). Part 3: “Making Good Food Choices” (11:00). Part 4: “Deciding What to Buy” (20:00). **Hmong language version also available #16323** (1988) – VHS VIDEO (53:00), PRINT MATERIALS.
Intended for Hmong audiences. A 4-part, interactive video focusing on different ways to save money and buy the best available foods at the supermarket. Part 1: “Knowing What to Buy” (9:00). Part 2: “Buying Fresh Foods” (13:00). Part 3: “Making Good Food Choices” (11:00). Part 4: “Deciding What to Buy” (20:00). **English language version also available #16316** (1988) – VHS VIDEO (53:00), PRINT MATERIALS.
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. Mee Her discusses the relationship of self esteem to goal setting. She describes how goal setting and knowing what you are working toward help in attaining goals in both your career and family life. In addition, she shares personal experiences she has had in working on her education and developing a career. (1993) – VHS VIDEO (Hmong Language) (27:00). (Bridging Hmong American Series)
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. Elizabeth Kirton, Associate Director of the Fresno Center for New Americans shares insights and ideas about self esteem for Hmong families. She shares key ideas about self esteem and what factors influence self esteem. In addition she makes suggestions about how we can help our family and friends to feel better about themselves. (1993) – VHS VIDEO (Hmong Language) (28:00). (Bridging Hmong American Series)
Food shopping doesn’t have to be a tedious task. With a little planning, you can whip through the supermarket, pick up only items you need, save money, and have ingredients for a week’s worth of nutritious meals. Learn how to use coupons wisely, determine the best value by using unit pricing, and avoid temptation. Intended audience is low-income adults with children or older adolescent parents. **Features both English and Spanish formats.** (2006) - DVD (8:00), LESSON PLAN. (Food Basics Series)
9 part production offering the most current recommendations for preserving fresh foods and great taste in your home. Topics include: Canning Tomatoes (22:41); Canning Fruits (19:53); Canning Vegetables (35:13); Freezing Foods (26:38); Pickling (29:46); Jams & Jellies (32:02); Canned Specialties (19:54); Drying Foods (24:47); Home Canning Basics (16:00). (2005) - TWO DVD’S.
Recipes for limited income, low literacy Spanish-speaking audiences. Have been tested in the Oregon Family Nutrition Program as part of a series of interactive, hands-on classes. (2001) – 4 SETS OF TEN RECIPES IN BOTH SPANISH AND ENGLISH.
Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S. Elissa Borth, Registered Nurse from the Visiting Nurse Association of Appleton, explains how to stay healthy as flu season sets in. She also discusses immunizations, basic health care practices, what to do with sick children, and when to go to the doctor. (1993) – VHS VIDEO (Hmong Language) (28:00). (Bridging Hmong American Series).
Compressed video of Iowa State University’s 36th annual Current Issues in Nutrition Satellite Conference. Speakers focused on nutrition’s role in the prevention of chronic degenerative conditions associated with aging and provided strategies for promoting healthy aging and maximizing the health of older adults. (2007) – 4 DVD’S (4:51:06 – total), POWER POINT HANDOUTS.
Stresses the importance of worker and plant sanitation in producing safe, high quality apple cider. From hygienic practices to be followed when harvesting apples, to cleaning and sanitizing apple cider processing equipment, demonstrates how to prevent contamination of apple cider. Footage was shot at three cooperating Wisconsin cider mills. Spanish language version also available – #18467. (1999) - VHS VIDEO (15:00).
Stresses the importance of worker and plant sanitation in producing safe, high quality apple cider. From hygienic practices to be followed when harvesting apples, to cleaning and sanitizing apple cider processing equipment, demonstrates how to prevent contamination of apple cider. Footage was shot at three cooperating Wisconsin cider mills. English language version also available – #18313. (1999) - VHS VIDEO (15:00).
Videotape of presentation by Joan Ikeda, California Extension Nutrition Specialist at 2004 Michigan Annual WIC Conference. Ikeda provides a nice overview of issues affecting the nutritional health of children as well as ideas for helping parents foster positive eating and activity habits in their children. Intended for Extension educators and others who provide nutrition education. (2004) - VHS VIDEO (65:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests focus on Japanese gardening. They start off with a visit to Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, one of the premier Japanese gardens of North America. In Waukesha, they learn how to create a portable Japanese moss garden. At Green Bay Botanical Gardens they’re tutored in how to create a simple ikebana flower arrangement. And finally, at Phin Sushi and Japanese Restaurant in Green Bay, Chef Taka turns simple cucumbers into exotic Japanese cuisine. (2013) – DVD (26:44).
Explains why seniors may be more susceptible to foodborne illness. Teaches four simple steps to handling food safety at home. Provides tips on how to “eat out” safely. (2000) – VHS VIDEO (14:00), PRINT MATERIALS.
Four hour documentary series shedding light on the root causes of socio-economic and racial inequities in health – why some of us get sicker more often and die sooner. Documents mounting evidence of how inequities in a variety of aspects of life such as the jobs we do, the wealth we enjoy, the neighborhoods we live in – can get under the skin and disrupt our biology as surely as germs and viruses. Useful for facilitating community and/or coalition forums on health disparities. (2008) – DVD (4 hours), PROGRAM GUIDE.
4/11/02 Penn State videoconference intended for child care providers and families. Helps viewers identify hazards found in outdoor play equipment as well as unsafe playground surfaces. Discusses aspects of good supervision of outdoor play. (2002) – VHS VIDEO (67:00), PROGRAM GUIDE. (Better Kid Care Series)
Designed for students in grades 4-12. Simulates an investigative news journal in which journalists investigate a rash of illnesses in the area. Lack of proper hand washing is found to be the culprit. Viewers are taught the proper techniques for washing their hands. (1997) - VHS VIDEO (9:00).
Focuses on Water*jel burn care products and how they’re used in emergency situations. (1995) - VHS VIDEO (18 min.)
Takes an unflinching look at the severity of the obesity crisis in America and its crippling effects on health and health care. Consists of four films, each running 60-70 minutes that explore how people become obese, the factors that drive obesity in our bodies and our communities, its effects on adults, children and our nation, and the best ways to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. In addition, includes 10 additional short films focusing on a wide variety of weight-related topics.) (2012) – 3 DVDs, DISCUSSION GUIDE (150 pages – English & Spanish language).
As the percentage of older adults (especially those age 85+) has risen, more employees have struggled to balance the demands of work and the responsibilities involved in providing care to one or more elderly loved ones. Through interviews with employers, employees, and educators experienced in working with caregivers, the nine video segments on this DVD provide useful information for employers regarding how to make workplace environments more supportive of the needs of working caregivers. (2012) – DVD (47:15 – total).
Based on the best-selling business book, “Who Moved My Cheese?” is a simple parable that teaches a way to deal with change in your work and in your life. It is the story of 4 characters who live in a “Maze” and look for “Cheese” to nourish them and make them happy. “Cheese” is a metaphor for what we want in life…good job, loving relationship, money, peace of mind. “The Maze” is where we look for what we want…the organization we live in, family, community. In the story the characters are faced with unexpected change and deal with it in a variety of ways. In the process they discover how to deal with change so they can enjoy more success and less stress. (1999) – VHS VIDEOCASSETTE (13:00), PRINT MATERIALS, WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? (Up to 45 copies of the book may be borrowed for the audience – takes less than an hour to read) **When you order – please specify whether or not you’d like the book to be sent with the video, as well as how many copies you need.**
Host Shelley Ryan and her guests look at a variety of things green. They learn how to keep lawns green and healthy with a minimum of care and chemicals. Then they learn how to plant and grow asparagus by following a few simple guidelines, ending with a lesson in how to make asparagus soup and a roasted asparagus salad. Finally Ryan travels to Lodi and discovers how the community banded together to create a living memorial with daffodils. (2010) - DVD (29:00).
Host Shelley Ryan visits the Ridges Sanctuary in Baileys Harbor, Door County. In addition, she demonstrates preserving the harvest in an unusual manner for adults only. Plant Pathologist Brian Hudelson shows what happens to plants when there is too much water. Finally the program ends with a special visit to a wheelchair accessible garden that is functional, attractive and affordable. (2008) - DVD (29:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan learns about the many sizes, shapes and colors of culinary basil with guest Diane Bober of Green Woman Herbs in Mineral Point. Then chef Wave Kasprzak, co-owner of The Dining Room in Monticello shares some great basil recipes including Thai basil shrimp and a basil bread salad. The program concludes with a look at landscape lighting which can be used to highlight a garden path or the outline of a tree against the sky. Director of Horticulture, Jeff Epping, shows how landscape lighting is used at Olbrich Gardens in Madison. (2010) - DVD (29:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests celebrate fall. She looks at ornamental grasses in the La Crosse area, shares fall recipes using onions, leeks and garlic with Chef Wave Kasprzak, learns about viruses and how they can affect garden plants and visits some colorful autumn garden displays in Baileys Harbor in Door County, WI. (2007) - DVD (29:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan takes a tour of an herb garden designed for cooking and teas. She learns about designing an herb garden and steeping herbs to use in tea and a variety of desserts. In Green Bay, Susan Beno creates herb butters, chutneys and salsas. Finally, Larry Schmitt demonstrates how to create beautiful silk scarves using herbs and plants. **Also available as a segment of “The Best of The Wisconsin Gardener: Container Gardening” - #18905**. (2005) - VHS VIDEO (28:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests discuss a wide variety of gardening topics including: water gardens, fried sage leaves, wheelchair gardens, the banning of a common pesticide and creating with gourds. (2000) - VHS VIDEO (29:00).
In order to eat local, you have to grow local. Shelley Ryan and her guests look at ways to grow local. First they visit one of the oldest and largest community gardens in the country – the Eagle Heights Community Gardens where more than 520 plots are tended by UW-Madison students and their families. In Appleton, Susan Richardson shares how to grow food in a burlap bag in a parking lot. Plant Pathologist Brian Hudelson demonstrates how to identify vegetable diseases and what to do to prevent them from happening again next year. And finally at La Merenda Restaurant in Milwaukee, owner & chef Peter Sandroni serves up some of his favorite recipes using local foods. (2011) - DVD (28:00).
Host Shelley Ryan visits a Madison garden that has color all season long and is accessible to people of all abilities. From there she travels to Avalon to learn about tree peonies, some of which have blooms the size of dinner plates. Tropical plants are the focus of a visit at Olbrich Gardens in Madison. Finally, at Rotary Gardens in Janesville, Ryan learns how to control horsetails, an ancient plant that can be quite invasive. (2009) - DVD (29:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan features hot things from the garden. Some “hot” trees are cutting edge – maples with multi-colored leaves, variegated redbuds and elderberrys with leaves that look like black lace. Ryan explores ways to grow and use red, green and yellow hot peppers. At Colleens Vinegars in Neenah, she learns to make and use a variety of vinegars including chili and balsamic vinegar. Finally, Joe Krawczyk demonstrates easy techniques for cultivating mushrooms. (2006) - DVD (28:30).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan discovers magnolias blooming in Blanchardville and rain gardens in Cross Plains. She also looks at the many types of lettuce that gardeners can grow, including some varieties perfect for summer. After the harvest, chef Rafe Montello shares some tips on cooking with lettuce. Finally, Shelley learns about making violet jelly in Viroqua. (2005) - VHS VIDEO (29:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests celebrate the gardening contributions of some of our immigrants. John Elsley demonstrates the versatility of hostas. Susan Churchill shows how to make an English wattle fence. Jan Wos teaches how to turn anything into a great container and Sabi Atteyih shares great recipes from the Mediterranean. (2004) - VHS VIDEO (28:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests showcase plants and vegetables that can be used as ornamentals and as great additions to meals. Additional segments discuss the history of root crops and the medicinal properties of garlic as a natural antibiotic. (2003) - VHS VIDEO (29:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests explore the world of heirloom gardening. Segment 1 (18:07) focuses on what an heirloom garden is and visits Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa and an 1860′s garden at Old World Wisconsin. Segment 2 (23:49) looks at cooking with a variety of heirloom fruits and vegetables. (1999) - VHS VIDEO (42:00 – total).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests learn what horticultural therapy is and how it’s used; buy local at the South Madison Farmer’s Market, learn how to dry home grown fruits and vegetables; and discover some of the unique places where bees thrive. (2012) – DVD (26:45).
Host Shelley Ryan focuses on weeds, wine and chocolate. In Pardeeville, she learns how to control noxious weeds like Buckthorn, Honeysuckle and Garlic Mustard and how to replace them with something more attractive like Wild Ginger. In Green Bay, she plants gorgeous containers with plants that go with wine and chocolate. And finally, she learns recipes for butternut squash. (2009) - DVD (28:00).
Master Gardener Shelley Ryan and her guests focus on coping skills to help gardeners stay sane over the winter. Featured topics include winter interest, preventative pruning for young trees, evergreen diseases, amazing amaranths and cooking with amaranth. (2002) - VHS VIDEO (29:00).
The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) offers educational programs to low-income families, children and senior adults about preparing nutritious meals, managing food dollars and keeping food safe. This video focuses on how WNEP teaches food safety and the impact that training has had on WNEP clients. It also touches on WNEP’s role in showing food pantries in the Milwaukee hazards to look for in donated foods. (2001) - VHS VIDEO (14:00).
The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) offers educational programs to low-income families, children and senior adults about preparing nutritious meals, managing food dollars and keeping food safe. This video focuses on WNEP’s vegetable garden projects and demonstrates how WNEP teaches clients how to garden and use the produce from their gardens to make nutritious, low-cost meals. (2001) - VHS VIDEO (13:00).
Retractable “window shade” style vertical display in its own stand, providing general information about the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP). Designed for use at conferences and public events to educate colleagues and the public about WNEP. Measures 32″ W x 80″ H in 8.5″ D stand when fully extended. Replaces 2003 tri-panel version. **Small 3 panel tabletop version also available – #18605** (2011) – SELF-CONTAINED DISPLAY, TELESCOPING POLE.
Small 3 panel tabletop display providing general information about the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP). Designed for use at conferences and public events to educate colleagues and the public about FLP. **Requires small display board (two 19” side panels, one 20” center panel, 24” high) – #16814, which may be booked separately.** Self-contained ”banner style” version also available – #18604. (2003) - 3 DISPLAY PANELS, PRINT MATERIALS, 2 TABLE COVERS.
Provides an overview of Wisconsin’s rapidly growing “Buy Local” initiative which is helping farmers be more profitable and giving consumers more control over the food that they purchase. Describes the movement’s widespread impact; from consumers and small family farms, to the economy and the environment. The video also discusses how Wisconsin government and University Extension are supporting the local food movement, as well as how the movement is growing on the national level and uniting unlikely allies. Finally, potential partnerships and growth strategies for “Buy Local” are presented. (2008) - DVD (17:00), RESOURCE LIST.
3/29/07 Penn State videoconference intended for child care providers and parents. Focuses on simple every day practices that will help children, adults, and families reduce the likelihood of getting sick. The second part of the workshop examines playground safety. (2007) – DVD (98:00), PRINT MATERIALS. (Better Kid Care Series).