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Physical Science 2:

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Two videos, Energy and Society and Nuclear Power, on one DVD.

Energy and Society

Relying on evidence from the past as well as the present, this program explains how energy availability relates to economic growth and human progress.

Part 1. A Brief History of Energy and Society. Traces the part played by energy throughout human history-muscle power to wind and water to fossil fuels to nuclear and solar energy and to large increases in efficiency today.

Part 2. Energy for Today and Tomorrow. Explains basic concepts in energy science and offers insights into energy production and use for today and tomorrow.

Nuclear Power

Helps bring knowledge and perspective to an emotionally charged subject. Includes video footage from Los Alamos, Three Mile Island, Oak Ridge and other centers of nuclear research.

Part 1. The History of Nuclear Power. Tells the story of how nuclear power was developed in World War II and how it has come to be an important source of power and controversy today.

Part 2. Nuclear Power Today and Tomorrow. Helps the student understand the basic scientific principles involved in nuclear reactions. Includes pros and cons of nuclear energy in the future.

On Physical Science 2 DVD you can have easy access
to keys to scientific literacy that include:

Low-energy society, high-energy society, agricultural revolution, industrial revolution, laws of thermodynamics, efficiency, power, fossil fuels, climate change, acid rain, Einstein at Princeton, Los Alamos, atomic theory, nuclear reactions, Oak Ridge, first nuclear bomb, hydrogen bomb, radioactivity, background radiation, chain reactions, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, energy from fusion, radiation dangers, nuclear wastes, comparing risks.

Secondary, College. Closed subtitles. Copyright 2001.

#123-DVD Physical Science 2 Energy and Society/Nuclear Power, (79 min.), guide ... 2010/2011 Price ... $74.50 $ 74.50 Add Item to Cart

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