Universal gravitation

United States, 1960

Film
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Episode of Series “PSSC physics”
Defines the law of universal gravitation by visualising a solar system of one star and one planet. Demonstrates the kinematics and dynamics of planetary motion. Uses a digital computer to display satellite orbits.
Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

producer

Kevin Smith

production company

Educational Services, Inc.

Duration

00:31:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1960

Appears in

PSSC physics

Group of items

PSSC physics

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29936

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Digital cinematography

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Cosmology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Gravitation

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Kinetic energy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Motion

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Orbits

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Solar system

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

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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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