Forensic Detectives: Chemistry at Work DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC847244
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 55
Copyright: 2005

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Many criminal investigations rely on the unique talents of chemists to crack a case. Segments include
  • CLUES FROM CHEMISTRY: Scientists help solve an international mystery by analyzing grains of sand found in a balloon bomb; elsewhere dogs work as chemical detectives to sniff out arson.
  • CHEMICAL DISPLAY: Find out how reactions between the chemicals in fireworks brighten the night sky.
  • THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS: Take a tour of Periodic Table City to see how the elements are organized, how they relate to each other, and what makes atoms reactive.
  • CARBON COPIES: Explore the many forms of carbon — natural and synthetic — in the world.