The Rutherford atom

United States, 1961

Film
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Episode of Series “PSSC physics”.
A cloud chamber and gold foil in a simple alpha-particle scattering experiment illustrates the historic Rutherford experiment which led to the nuclear model of the atom. Behaviour of alpha particles clarified by use of large scale models illustrating the nuclear atom and Coulomb scattering.

Credits

production company

Educational Services Incorporated

Physical Sciences Study Committee

producer

Kevin Smith

Duration

00:39:38:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1961

Appears in

PSSC physics

Group of items

PSSC physics

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009346

Language

English

Subject categories

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Atomic theory

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Atoms

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nuclear physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Experiments

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

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Sound

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Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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