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Hunting the Elements / PBS.

Other author/creatorInfobase, film distributor.
Other author/creatorPBS (Firm)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2012]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2012
Description1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 53 min., 13 sec)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction: Hunting the Elements (2:11); Au: Elements and Atoms (2:41); Au: Acquisition (8:03); Cu: Civilization (3:55); Cu: Sn Alloy (8:59); Cu: Observing Atoms (6:56); Periodic Table of Elements: Model (3:26); Periodic Table of Elements: History (3:56); Reactivity (4:17); Na: Creating Explosions and Compounds (3:25); O: Explosion Research (10:17); Human Body: Primary Elements (10:29); Human Body: Trace Elements (5:17); O: Evolution (4:01); H: Beginnings (3:04); Si: Windows and Computers (4:13); Rare Earth Elements: Acquisition (7:09); Rare Earth Elements: Unique Applications (7:05); C: Aging Isotopes (5:28); U: Radioactivity and Man Made Elements (6:59); Credits: Hunting the Elements (1:05);
Abstract Where do nature’s building blocks, called the elements, come from? They are the hidden ingredients of everything in our world, from the carbon in our bodies to the metals in our smartphones. Watch as David Pogue unlocks their secrets.
General noteOriginally released by PBS, 2012.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on February 04, 2019.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number169125 Infobase

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