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Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The

This series helps teachers demystify physics by showing students what it looks like. Field trips to hot-air balloon events, symphony concerts, bicycle shops, and other locales make complex concepts more accessible. Inventive computer graphics illustrate abstract concepts such as time, force, and capacitance, while historical reenactments of the studies of Newton, Leibniz, Maxwell, and others trace the evolution of theories. The Mechanical Universe helps meet different students' needs, from the basic requirements of liberal arts students to the rigorous demands of science and engineering majors. This series is also valuable for teacher professional development.

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Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 - 3:00 AM    "Entropy" The Carnot engine, part two, with profound implications for the behavior of matter and the flow of time through the universe.. D
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Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Entropy" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Low Temperatures" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Atom" (IDAHO)

Friday, Sep 7, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Particles and Waves" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Sep 10, 2012 - 3:00 AM "From Atoms to Quarks" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Quantum Mechanical Universe" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Introduction" (IDAHO)
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Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Law of Falling Bodies" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Sep 14, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Derivatives" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Sep 17, 2012 - 3:00 AM "Inertia" (IDAHO)
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