All Subjects > Chemistry & the Environment

32 items found.

Search within these results:

Filter by media type:

Show only titles with previews
Show only titles with reviews/awards
Show only titles with closed captioning
Results per page:  Sort by: Then by:

Page 1 of 4 >        Go to page  

Title Format
The Future of Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) Technology: The Science Squad
Item# 58190
© 2013

View Video Clip

Production of Photo Voltaic (PV) technology has been doubling every two years, making it the world's fastest-growing energy technology. In the consumer electronics and wireless sensors markets alone,... (more details)

The Energy of Chemical Reactions
Item# 55122
© 2013
 23 Min.

View Video Clip
DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81609-681-7

Chemical changes occur around us, and inside us, all the time. When chemical reactions happen, one or more new substances are formed and energy is either given off or absorbed in the process. Spon... (more details)

How to Build a Planet: Episode 2
Item# 57517
© 2013
 50 Min.

View Video Clip
DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81609-415-8

How on Earth do you make a planet, or a solar system, a galaxy or even... a universe? To find out we open up a cosmic toolbox and build each one piece by piece, from the top of an impossibly high towe... (more details)

Moyers & Company: The Toxic Politics of Science
Item# 53626
© 2013
 57 Min.

View Video Clip
DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-61753-902-2

When industries release chemicals into the environment, putting profits before public health, children are the first to suffer—and nowhere is this more troubling than in the ongoing story of lead poi... (more details)

Things You Need to Know…About Chemistry: James May's Things You Need to Know (Series 2)
Item# 55725
© 2012
 44 Min.

View Video Clip
DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81609-270-3

Have you ever wondered if certain chemicals can make you irresistible to the opposite sex? James May, with the help of dynamic motion graphics, distills the sensuous secrets and explains how our... (more details)

Breaking the Wall of Energy Supply: How Heterogeneous Catalysis Can Replace Fossil Fuels
Item# 49419
© 2011
 13 Min.

View Video Clip
DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-62290-480-8

This 2011 Falling Walls lecture video explores Enerchem, an innovative research association initiated by the Max Planck Society that focuses on issues commonly recognized as relevant across society. T... (more details)

Breaking the Wall of Sustainable Chemistry: How Modern Alchemy Can Lead to Inexpensive and Clean Technology
Item# 49388
© 2011
 16 Min.

View Video Clip
DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-62290-449-5

In this video from the 2011 Falling Walls Conference, Paul Chirik introduces the philosophy of green chemistry as a means of combating the plague of pollution. Chirik’s work in designing products and... (more details)

Breaking the Wall of Limited Resources: What Catalysis Can Do to Save Energy and Create Materials
Item# 49395
© 2009
 17 Min.

View Video Clip
DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-62290-456-3

According to the law of thermodynamics, any form of energy may be transformed into another form, but the total energy always remains the same. How can we use this principle to our advantage? In a time... (more details)

Biotechnology on the Farm and in the Factory: Agricultural and Industrial Applications
Item# 39778
© 2009
 28 Min.

View Video Clip

DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-60825-077-6

As the world’s population and overall standard of living continue to increase, the growing demand for food, fuel, and consumer products has reached unprecedented levels. This program examines how biot... (more details)

Man of the Glaciers: Antarctic Researcher Claude Lorius
Item# 40158
© 2008
 55 Min.

View Video Clip

Much of our understanding of climate change and the precarious state of the Earth's polar ice is due to the work of French glaciologist Claude Lorius. This program documents several of his missions to... (more details)

Page 1 of 4 >        Go to page