Surface tension

United Kingdom, 1949

Film
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Reviews the nature and shows some applications of surface tension: comparison of solids, gases and liquids with reference to size and shape; demonstration of how the surface of water behaves like an elastic skin; effect of modifying the surface by addition of camphor, ether and soap; surface tension seen in films and bubbles; capillary action; applications including blotting paper, lamp wick, candle, paint brush and killing of mosquito larvae.

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British Instructional Films

Language

English

Duration

00:08:37:00

Colour

Black and White

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