Introduction to optics

United States, 1959

Film
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Episode of Series “PSSC physics”.
Elbert P. Little discusses the approximation that light travels in a straight line and demonstrates how its direction is changed by diffraction, scattering, refraction and reflection. Suitable for upper secondary level.

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production company

Educational Services Incorporation

Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1959

Appears in

PSSC physics

Group of items

PSSC physics

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

321850

Language

English

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Light

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Reflection (Optics)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Refraction

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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