Measure for Measure: Weight and Energy DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC847285
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 55
Copyright: 2005

Alt Formats:
Teacher's Guide
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Marc Record

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Get a better understanding of the science of weight and energy. Segments include
  • SIMPLE MACHINES: The ancient Egyptians used simple tools to build the pyramids out of massive stone blocks weighing many tons.
  • THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD: Learn the history of weights, including why a reliable universal standard is difficult to manage.
  • CONSTANT MOTION: Examine how gravity and friction affect moving objects.
  • DOWNHILL ENERGY: Follow three skiers down the slopes to discover how kinetic and potential energy continually convert from one form to another.
  • ROLLER COASTER PHYSICS: Take some terrifying turns on the most thrilling amusement park rides to learn about friction, potential energy, gravity, and acceleration.