Regulating body temperature

United States, 1972

Film
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Compares ecto and endotherms. Discusses convection, conduction, radiation and insulation. Also mechanisms of sweating and shivering, and behavioural patterns relating to heat regulation. Humidity is discussed along with the role of the hypothalamus. Highlights the necessity of correct core temperature.

Credits

producer/director

Charles L. Finance

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:22:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27821

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body temperature

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body temperature - Regulation

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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