Inertia

United States, 1959

Film
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Episode of Series “PSSC physics”.
Edward M. Purcell demonstrates Galileo’s principle of inertia in experiments with a body moving horizontally with minimal friction and using low friction dry-ice pucks and multiple flash photography showing acceleration is proportional to force when mass is constant. Suitable for upper secondary level.

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production company

Educational Services

Physical Sciences Study Committee

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1959

Appears in

PSSC physics

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PSSC physics

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

321719

Language

English

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Inertia (Mechanics)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mass (Physics)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Motion

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

People → Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

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Sound

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Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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