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The Joy of Science: Part I [videorecording]

The Teaching Company ; producer, Andreas Burgstaller
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
"These lucid, information-packed lectures convey the excitement of scientific discovery and trace the connections between discoveries over time. In this course, veteran science educator Robert Hazen renders the most complex ideas simple and memorable, without ever being simplistic"--www.teach12.com.
Performers
Instructor, Robert M. Hafen.
Release Date
2001
Run Time
360 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • "Course no. 1101"--p. [4] of course guide cover.
  • "The Joy of Science is a re-release of The Great Principles of Science.... the video version has been thoroughly revised..."--Note about course on website, www.teach12.com.
  • Videocassette release of a 2001 production.
Related Title
Great principles of science.
Series
Great Courses
Great Courses on Tape (Videorecording)
Contents
  • lecture 1. The nature of science
  • lecture 2. The scientific method
  • lecture 3. The ordered universe
  • lecture 4. Celestial and terrestrial mechanics
  • lecture 5. Newton's laws of motion
  • lecture 6. Universal gravitation
  • lecture 7. The nature of energy
  • lecture 8. The first law of thermodynamics
  • lecture 9. The second law of thermodynamics
  • lecture 10. Entropy
  • lecture 11. Magnetism and static electricity
  • lecture 12. Electricity.
Credits
Editor, Sal Rodriguez ; content superviser, Ann Weigand ; image acquisition, Liz Edgar.
Published
Chantilly, Va. : The Teaching Company, c2001.
Description
3 videocassettes (ca. 120 min. ea.) : sd. col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 course guide (ii, 68 p. ; 22 cm.)
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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