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Author: Films Media Group,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), New York, N.Y. : distributed by Films Media Group, [2015] 2015 ©2015
Series: Mystery of matter.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Mystery of Matter: Search For the Elements shows us not only what scientific explorers discovered but also how, revealing the creative process through the scientists' own words, and conveying their landmark discoveries through re-enactments shot with working replicas of their original lab equipment. This episode introduces viewers to some of history's most extraordinary scientists. Joseph Priestley and Antoine  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Biography
History
Named Person: Humphry Davy, Sir; Joseph Priestley; Humphry Davy, Sir; Joseph Priestley
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films Media Group,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 946096200
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2015.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 15, 2015.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (55 min. 7 sec.)) : color and sound.
Contents: Discovery of Gases (3:52) --
Carbonated Soda Water (2:45) --
Conservation of Matter (5:26) --
Contradicting the Phlogiston Theory (5:10) --
Discovery of Oxygen (6:54) --
Simple Substances (3:27) --
Lavoisier's Challenge (4:55) --
Nitrous Oxide (3:46) --
Voltaic Pile (3:44) --
Davy's Chemistry Lectures (4:08) --
Electricity: A New Instrument (7:02) --
Credits: Out of Thin Air: Mystery of Matter-Search For the Elements (0:51)
Series Title: Mystery of matter.
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

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Mystery of Matter: Search For the Elements shows us not only what scientific explorers discovered but also how, revealing the creative process through the scientists' own words, and conveying their landmark discoveries through re-enactments shot with working replicas of their original lab equipment. This episode introduces viewers to some of history's most extraordinary scientists. Joseph Priestley and Antoine Lavoisier's discovery of oxygen led to the modern science of chemistry. Humphry Davy made electricity a powerful new tool in the search for elements.

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