The Periodic Table of the Elements: Transition Metals 3-Pack DVD

Discovery Education

$129.95 $159.95
SKU: DC889253
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 168
Copyright: 2006

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Transition Metals I includes:

Take a tour of the transition metals on the periodic table. Also known as transition elements, these metals have high melting points and magnetic properties. The diversity of transition metals provides versatility in their practical applications.

Transition Metals II includes:

The transition metals provide both strength and beauty. Examine how they are used to make metal alloys and how chromium protects against corrosion. Discover why copper is ideal for making electrical equipment and cookware. Explore the flexibility in silver's electron structure. Then, take a behind-the-scenes tour of the U.S. Mint to see how metal is turned into coins. Includes five segments.

  • Exploring Transition Metals
  • Chromium: Steel Strengthener
  • Copper: Bells of the Bronze Age
  • Silver: A Lode of Treasure
  • Inside the U.S. Mint

Transition Metals III includes:

The diversity of transition metals provides versatility in their practical applications. See how vanadium provides strength and flexibility on a major U.S. aircraft carrier and how zirconium’s unique properties make it ideal for use in nuclear reactors. Trace the development of modern meteorology. Then, travel to one of the harshest environments on Earth. Includes five segments.

  • Exploring Transition Metals
  • Vanadium: Strengthening Steel
  • Zirconium: Nuclear Necessity
  • Mercury: Weather's Wizard
  • Extreme Machines: Oil Rig