Physical Science


New! Should We Search for Extraterrestrial Life?: A Debate 52 min.

For decades, scientists around the world have dedicated their lives—and research dollars—to one question: Is there anyone else out there in the universe? In the early 1970s, NASA joined the hunt with its own program to search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). When that was defunded by Congress, private efforts took hold. But just what have these efforts taught us, and how should we approac...

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Ultimate Space Telescope 54 min.

Follow the dramatic story of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope--the most complex machine ever launched into space--in hopes of peering deeper back in time than ever before and answering some of astronomy’s biggest questions.

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Chemistry 36 min.

Investigate the intricacies of chemistry. Explore the branch of science that deals with the identification of the substances of which matter is composed; the investigation of their properties and the ways in which they interact, combine, and change; and the use of these processes to form new substances.

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How are Chemical Equations Balanced? 3 min.

If you're studying chemistry, you need to know how to balance your equations. This short film will explore how it is achieved.

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How are Empirical and Molecular Formulas Calculated? 3 min.

This film explains how to calculate empirical and molecular formulae.

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How are Ionic and Covalent Bonds Formed? 3 min.

Ionic and covalent bonds both involve the moving of electrons, allowing two atoms to each achieve complete outer shells. But how does this happen?

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How are Magnets Made? 2 min.

This is an attractive film. How are magnets created manually or via an electric current.

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How are Objects Charged by Friction? 2 min.

Friction charges objects by rubbing electrons from one object onto another, leaving one object positive and the other negative.

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How are Relays Used in Circuits? 3 min.

We explore how relays are used in circuits, how LDRs and thermistors could be used in such circuits, and how these components can be recognised.

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How do Equilibrium Reactions Work? 3 min.

We explore how equilibrium reactions work, with reference to reversibility and changing conditions of temperature, pressure or concentration.

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