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Algebra 00:06:00

Algebra

by Harry Kroto
Algebra
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1444 views
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How simple algebra can be used to investigate cubes and other polyhedra up to icosahedra.

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algebra chinese 00:06:00

Algebra with Chinese subtitles

by Harry Kroto
Algebra with Chinese subtitles
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1633 views
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How simple algebra can be used to investigate cubes and other polyhedra up to icosahedra.

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Hammack Al can 00:02:00

Aluminium drinks can tab

by Bill Hammack
Aluminium drinks can tab
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1412 views
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Bill uses slow motion video to show the ingenious engineering design of the apparently simple tab of a pop can.

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Harrop asthma 00:15:00

Asthma on the Run

by Ceri Harrop
Asthma on the Run
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1050 views
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A look into the research of biochemist Ceri Harrop, who specialises in respiratory medicine and developing new treatments for people with breathing difficulties.nAs part of her research at the University of Manchester, Ceri meets with athlete Wayne A....

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Hammack black box 00:02:00

Black Box – A flight data recorder

by Bill Hammack
Black Box – A flight data recorder
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2290 views
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In designing an object an engineer must choose the proper material. Never is this more important than in the 'black box' flight data recorder.

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Kroto Iceland 00:46:00

BuckyBall Workshop to Iceland

by Harry Kroto
BuckyBall Workshop to Iceland
for 11-14 and upwards,
LecturesWorkshops | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1333 views
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An Internet Buckyball workshop to 80 young children in Iceland which worked extremely well. It was the first test of the FSU Internet GEO project.

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Zhou 00:07:00

Can we see atoms?

by Zhaoxia Zhou
Can we see atoms?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 4483 views
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We see smaller and smaller objects through naked eye and microscopes, from hair to atoms.

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Nayar Madagascar 00:04:00

Climate Change: Madagascar

by Anjali Nayar
Climate Change: Madagascar
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2380 views
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Anjali Nayar visited a pioneering project in Madagascar that's aiming to protect one of the country's few remaining forests. It's hoped that projects like this will help curb global warming. But first, these projects must overcome the poverty and pol....

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Hammack coffee 00:03:00

Coffee Maker: Pumping water with no moving parts

by Bill Hammack
Coffee Maker: Pumping water with no moving parts
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1117 views
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To engineer an object means to make choices. Bill illustrates how the choice of having a single heating element made an engineer find a creative way to pump water with no moving parts.

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Physics of Communications 00:33:00

Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites

by Colin Byfleet
Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1209 views
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A brief look at the Physics behind sending signals along cables and via geostationary satellites. An experiment to measure the speed of an electrical pulse in a cable is described and the Physics of the orbits of communcations satellites is develope....

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Hammack concrete 00:06:00

Concrete

by Bill Hammack
Concrete
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1355 views
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Bill moves a piece of sewer pipe into his office to show how important the ancient material concrete is to our modern world. It, of course, wreaks havoc on his office.

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Hammack copper 00:03:00

Copper – The Miracle Metal

by Bill Hammack
Copper – The Miracle Metal
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1230 views
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Bill cuts a copper pipe from his ceilng to show the five properties of copper that make it the most important metal for our world: From clean water to electronics.

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creativity 00:40:00

Creativity in Science Art and Design

by Harry Kroto
Creativity in Science Art and Design
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 18 years ago | 1388 views
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Conversation in science, art and design

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ahlquist 1 00:32:00

Dr. Ahlquist Lecture

by Jon Ahlquist
Dr. Ahlquist Lecture
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 2467 views
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ahlquist L2 00:45:00

Dr. Ahlquist Lecture 2

by Jon Ahlquist
Dr. Ahlquist Lecture 2
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 3089 views
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Hare Electrical Generator 00:04:00

Electrical Generator

by Jonathan Hare
Electrical Generator
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 948 views
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This short video shows one of the demonstrations for the Physics SEPNet exhibition - "Who will keep the lights on?" which travelled around the southern UK from February 2009.  We describe and explain the electrical generator demonstration which Jona....

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Palacios 00:06:00

Emotion Recognition from Physiological Signals for Human Computer Interaction

by Jorge Arroyo Palacios
Emotion Recognition from Physiological Signals for Human Computer Interaction
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 3246 views
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Use of physiological signals for emotion recognition and human-computer interaction.

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Malhi 00:14:00

Environmental Scientist & Space Forester

by Yavinder Malhi
Environmental Scientist & Space Forester
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1061 views
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Yadvinder works in the Geography department at Oxford University. He looks at how human activity and especially carbon dioxide emissions have changed the ecosystems of tropical rainforests. This work takes him on regular trips to his two research sit....

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Byfleet fractions 3 00:16:00

Fractions 3

by Colin Byfleet
Fractions 3
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1376 views
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Mutiplying and dividing fractions: a systematic approach to this perennial problem.

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Hammack rubbish 00:03:00

Garbage – Rubbish?

by Bill Hammack
Garbage – Rubbish?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 958 views
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Bill covers his office floor with trash to see what takes up space in a landfill. He digs through fast food containers and diapers to learn that what we really need is green design of our manufactured objects.

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Hammack golf 00:02:00

Golf Balls

by Bill Hammack
Golf Balls
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1020 views
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To learn what's inside a golf ball - and to show how clever engineers are - Bill uses a special cutter to chop one open - well more than one.

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Hare Graphene 1 00:07:00

Graphene and the Carbon Revolution

by Jonathan Hare
Graphene and the Carbon Revolution
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1284 views
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Jonathan explains what graphene is and how it fits into the revolution in carbon science.

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Hare - The Transistor 00:03:00

How does a transistor work?

by Jonathan Hare
How does a transistor work?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1620 views
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A short video explaining how transistors work.  At the heart of our high-tech society with radios, mobile phones, computers and space exploration are tiny electronic components called transistors.  They have revolutionised electronics and in the pr....

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Hammack ibm 00:03:00

IBM Selectric Typewriter

by Bill Hammack
IBM Selectric Typewriter
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2930 views
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Using slow motion video Bill Hammack shows how the mechanical digital-to-analogue converter of IBM's revolutionary 'golf ball' typewriter works.

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Oppenheimer 00:13:00

Journey to Etna

by Clive Oppenheimer
Journey to Etna
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1070 views
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Clive Oppenheimer, a vulcanologist working on the latest techniques to monitor and predict volcanic eruptions, demonstrates his work at Mount Etna, an active volcano in Sicily.nVolcanic eruptions pose a real threat to communities living nearby, and a....

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maps 00:03:00

Maps

by Harry Kroto
Maps
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 3011 views
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A brief introduction to getting over the problems of representing a sphere on a flat sheet.

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Hammack match 00:03:00

Matches

by Bill Hammack
Matches
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 946 views
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Bill reveals the importance of matches in the 19th century; he shares how adding phosphorous to them revolutionized life - in both good and bad ways

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Global Educ 2009 00:07:00

Mediasite global outreach competition winner – 2009

by Steve Acquah
Mediasite global outreach competition winner – 2009
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1117 views
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Steve's winning presentation in the Mediasite Global Outreach Challenge 2009

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Hare Mobile Phone 00:04:00

Mobile Phone

by Jonathan Hare
Mobile Phone
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1096 views
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Jonathan shows us with a cheap and simple homemade demonstration how your mobile telephone generates radio waves in order for you to use it to communicate.  As you will see you can use this method to explore many aspects of your mobile phone!

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Hare - Carbon 4 Modelling C60 00:03:00

Modelling C60

by Jonathan Hare
Modelling C60
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1039 views
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Jonathan describes the construction of a model of the C60 molecule.

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Bottrill 00:15:00

Music’s Energy Footprint

by Catherine Bottrill
Music’s Energy Footprint
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1003 views
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A look at how the UK music industry is working with energy and climate researcher Catherine Bottrill to reduce its carbon footprint.nIn 2007 a group of influential people from the music industry formed Julie's Bicycle, an organisation dedicated to re....

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Pouran 1 00:06:00

Nature Solves Environmental Pollution

by Hamid Pouran
Nature Solves Environmental Pollution
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1814 views
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How bacteria can be used to solve a variety of environmental problems.

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numbers 00:03:00

Numbers HK

by Harry Kroto
Numbers HK
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1195 views
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Harry gives an introduction to the difficulty of writing large numbers in Roman Numerals

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Hare - Paper Windmills 00:09:00

Paper Windmills

by Jonathan Hare
Paper Windmills
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2654 views
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Jonathan makes some simple paper windmills/turbines and experiments with a simple generator to power house hold devices such as torches, calculators and even a radio.

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Hare parabolic 00:02:00

Parabolic Light Collectors

by Jonathan Hare
Parabolic Light Collectors
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 5421 views
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Parabolic surfaces can be used to concentrate energy for example to focus sunlight to heat things. Using an old World War II spot light mirror we demonstrate how easy it it is to concentrate enough energy to cause combustion. Finally, we show how to ....

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Hammack photocopier 00:04:00

Photocopier

by Bill Hammack
Photocopier
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 3748 views
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Bill uses power tools to take apart a photocopier. He shows how it works, and shares the story of its invention by Chester Carlson.

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Hare Potato battery 00:07:00

Potato Battery

by Jonathan Hare
Potato Battery
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1476 views
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When two different types of conductors are pushed into a potato chemical reactions take place charging them up - we have a simple electrochemical cell. A potato, zinc screw and carbon rod produce about 1V. We experiment joining a few of these cells u....

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Hammack watch 00:04:00

Quartz Watch

by Bill Hammack
Quartz Watch
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 967 views
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Bill takes apart a cheap watch to show how it works. He describes how a tiny quartz tuning fork keeps the time.

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Hammack queue 00:04:00

Queueing theory

by Bill Hammack
Queueing theory
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 4649 views
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Bill introduces queueing theory and uses it to design the most efficient check out line

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Edwards2 01:06:00

Science and Art make comfortable bedfellows

by Peter Edwards
Science and Art make comfortable bedfellows
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1021 views
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With portrait painter Peter Edwards, Sir Harry Kroto discusses his love of art and science.

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Hare seawater battery 00:04:00

Seawater Battery

by Jonathan Hare
Seawater Battery
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1941 views
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When two different metals are placed in a salt solution (an electrolyte) the chemistry produces a voltage. This is called a cell. By wiring up a number of these cells we can make a battery and use it to power electrical circuits.

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chromatog 00:06:00

Secret Science – Chromatography

by Steve Acquah
Secret Science – Chromatography
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 18 years ago | 1165 views
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Separating colours by science

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invisible 00:10:00

Secret Science – Invisible Ink

by Steve Acquah
Secret Science – Invisible Ink
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1148 views
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An introduction to acids and bases using simple kitchen equipment and some 'invisible ink'.

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Hare shake a gen 00:04:00

Shake-a-Gen

by Jonathan Hare
Shake-a-Gen
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1058 views
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This is a simple yet effective demonstration of electricity generation. 500 turns of wire are wound onto a 35mm film can and the two ends are attached to an LED light. A strong magnet is placed in the can and the lid fixed back in place. The generato....

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Hare - Simple Electrical Generator 00:06:00

Simple Electrical Generator

by Jonathan Hare
Simple Electrical Generator
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 986 views
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With some simple circuitry and a homemade hand powered generator Jonathan makes AC and DC electricity that could be used for charging a mobile phone or attaching to a wind turbine.

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Hare - Solar Cells 00:06:00

Solar Cells

by Jonathan Hare
Solar Cells
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 5354 views
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A short video on solar cells explaining with accompanying information sheet. How they work and how Jonathan uses solar power at home.

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Hammack tantalum 00:03:00

Tantalum

by Bill Hammack
Tantalum
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 950 views
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With his hammer Bill cracks up a cell phone to expose how our electronic gadgets rely on the mineral tantalum - mined as Coltan.

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Hammack cellphone 00:03:00

The Cell Phone

by Bill Hammack
The Cell Phone
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1041 views
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Bill invades a cell phone store to show that the design of a mobile isn't arbritary. Engineers uses seven basic principles to create a useful phone.

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