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Voltage, energy, and force The electric battery

Author: David L GoodsteinAaron FletcherPeter F BuffaAnnenberg/CPB Project.California Institute of Technology.All authors
Publisher: S. Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB Project, ©1986.
Series: The mechanical universe, and beyond, no. 31-32
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Program 31 deals with electric potential and its gradients, the potentials of atoms and metals, electric energy, and why sparks jump. Program 32 covers the shift away from electricity as a curiosity with the invention of the electric battery by Alessandro Volta. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments.
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Named Person: Alessandro Volta; Alessandro Volta
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David L Goodstein; Aaron Fletcher; Peter F Buffa; Annenberg/CPB Project.; California Institute of Technology.; Corporation for Community College Television.
OCLC Number: 32021745
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Editors, Robert Lattanzio (pt. 31), Jon Hibler (pt. 32) ; writers, Donald Button (pt. 31), Judith R. Goodstein (pt. 32) ; camera, Patrick Allen ; music, Herb Jimmerson, Sharon Smith ; narrator, Aaron Fletcher.
Cast: Narrator, Aaron Fletcher.
Performer(s): David L. Goodstein.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: The mechanical universe, and beyond, no. 31-32
Other Titles: Electric battery.
Mechanical universe (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of the California Institute of Technology and the Corporation for Community College Television ; creator & host, David L. Goodstein ; producer, Peter F. Buffa ; director, Mark Rothschild [pt. 31] ; executive producer, Sally V. Beaty.

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Program 31 deals with electric potential and its gradients, the potentials of atoms and metals, electric energy, and why sparks jump. Program 32 covers the shift away from electricity as a curiosity with the invention of the electric battery by Alessandro Volta. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments.

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