Science for the space age: waves and energy

United States, 1961

Film
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Explains that there are many kinds of waves, including water, sound, light and radio waves. Uses illustrations and experiments to show how waves carry energy from one place to another. Describes the relationship between frequency and wave length; and explains how radio waves carry information.

Credits

producer

Larry Yust

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:10:10:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1961

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30271

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Radio waves

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ocean waves

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ocean waves

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Radio waves

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Energy metabolism

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radio waves

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Experiments

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)

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