A Look at sound

United States, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Life Around Us”.
Very clearly, sometime using graphics, this film explains how sound works, how it is measured and what experiments have been conducted into its nature and effects. Some information about the work of Boyle and Edison is given and the physiology of the ear and nature of hearing are explained.

Credits

director

Tom Spain

production company

Time-Life Films

Language

English

Duration

00:28:50:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31458

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Ear

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hearing

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Human physiology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Hearing

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Experiments

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Sound

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Sound - Experiments

People → Edison, Thomas A. (Thomas Alva), 1847-1931

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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