What is electricty

United Kingdom, 1949

Film
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Commencing with a quick survey of the outstanding discoveries which led to the discovery and use of electric current, this film then answers the question put in the title. Opens with a survey of those outstanding discoveries which led to the development and use of eclectic current. Diagrams are used to explain the concept of matter as composed of atoms, each consisting of a nucleus and revolving electrons, electric current is explained as being a movement of these electrons.

Credits

producer

Frank A. Hoare

Duration

00:12:41:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1949

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30365

Language

English

Subject categories

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Atoms

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electricity

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electrons

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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