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Where Do the Children Play?

(DVD - 2007)
Where Do the Children Play?
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Public television documentary that began in 2001 with the work of Dr. Elizabeth Goodenough. Examines the disappearance of play and nature from the daily lives of children. Many children today do not know about free play in the natural world. Sprawl, congestion, and suburban development across America have moved children further and further into isolation. Explores this new environmental impact on children's mental and physical health and their development. Combines research of urban planners, health experts, educators and environmentalists to explain the realities of childhood in urban areas, suburbs, and rural areas. Includes commentary from children about their perception of play.
Title: Where do the children play?
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Ann Arbor, Mich.] : Michigan Television, c2007
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 57 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: executive producer, Jennifer White ; producer/director/writer, Christopher M. Cook ; Metrocom International ; University of Michigan ; Michigan Television production
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Contents: The nature of play
Beaver Island : lost in time
Suburbs : the disconnection
The city : still working
What's bugging parents?
Summary: Public television documentary that began in 2001 with the work of Dr. Elizabeth Goodenough. Examines the disappearance of play and nature from the daily lives of children. Many children today do not know about free play in the natural world. Sprawl, congestion, and suburban development across America have moved children further and further into isolation. Explores this new environmental impact on children's mental and physical health and their development. Combines research of urban planners, health experts, educators and environmentalists to explain the realities of childhood in urban areas, suburbs, and rural areas. Includes commentary from children about their perception of play.
Alternate Title: Nature of play
ISBN: 9780981652702
0981652700
Branch Call Number: DVD 155.418 WHERE
Credits: Consulting producer, Mark J. Harris ; editor, Matt Zacharias ; director of photography, Mark Berg ; music, Howard White ; project development, Elizabeth Goodenough, Christopher M. Cook, Katherine Weider, Jay Nelson ; graphics, Mantrell Goodrun, Kathleen Horn ; research, Barbara Lucas, Erin K. Cosens.
Performers: Narrator, Wade Goodwyn ; commentary, Richard Louv, Stuart Brown, Kenneth Ginsburg, Elizabeth Goodenough, Penny Wilson, Robin Means Coleman, Rowell Heusmann, Claire Gallagher.
System Details: DVD
Subject Headings: Child psychology Child development Behavioral assessment of children Play assessment (Child psychology) Play environments Play Play Psychological aspects
Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Topical Term: Child psychology
Child development
Behavioral assessment of children
Play assessment (Child psychology)
Play environments
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Where Do the Children Play? is a one-hour documentary for public television that examines how restrictive patterns of sprawl, congestion, and endless suburban development across America are impacting children's mental and physical health and development.


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