Apr 28, 2015 episode 50 transcript courtesy of megan pennock. Dynamic location footage and historical recreations are also used to stress the fact that science is a human endeavor. Question sets and answer keys to accompany the mechanical universe high school adaptation episodes described below. Pbs and the learning channel began broadcasting the mechanical universe in september 1985. I also checked intelecoms contributions and found what appears to be only self promotional contributions. Pioneering physics show the mechanical universe now on.
The mechanical universe is based on the physics course developed by dr. The mechanical universe and beyond videodisc index by chapter. Mechanical universe v47 worksheet the mechanical universe video 47 entropy name class 1 briefly state the 4 laws of thermodynamics 2 is thermal. Newtons ideas were initially seen as very supportive of religion.
Evidence that light can sometimes act like a particle leads. His genius deduced that the distance a body has fallen at any given instant is proportional to the square of the time spent falling. With the conventional wisdom of the aristotelian world view, almost everyone could see that heavy bodies fell faster than lighter ones. Newtons first law states that every body remains at rest or continues in uniform motion unless a force acts on it. This important textbook is based on, though independent of, an educational tv series the mechanical universe broadcast on public television in the united states.
Mechanical universe newtons laws videos post the mechanical universe video 6. And beyond is a 52part telecourse, filmed at the california institute of technology, that introduces university level physics, covering topics from copernicus to quantum mechanics. David goodstein at the california institute of technology. A last look at where weve been and a peek into the future.
The pioneering physics tv show, the mechanical universe, is now on youtube. Question set and answer key to accompany the mechanical universe college episode described below. Its aim is to guide students and general readers to an understanding of how the physical world works. This is the classical picture of universe,though nothing has changed much except that now theory of relativity also plays its part. Created at caltech and aired on pbs from 198586, the 52 episode series offers an introduction to collegelevel physics, covering everything from the scientific revolution begun by copernicus, to quantum theory. Click any link in the table below to access the corresponding episode of the mechanical universe. The 1980s series was based on the physics 1a and 1b courses developed by david goodstein. Galileos imaginative experiments proved that all bodies fall with the same constant acceleration. A concept that states that the total momentum of the universe is conserved, interactions redistribute the momentum, but the total never changes.
The quantum mechanical universe link to videoa last look at where w. When the frequency of an applied force matches the natural frequency of a system, large amplitude oscillations result in the phenomenon of resonance. If this video is being used for a distance learning, f2f, online, or hybrid course, please complete a distance learning license. Caltechs pioneering physics show the mechanical universe is now on youtube. Electron waves attracted to the nucleus of an atom help account for the periodic table of the elements and. Mechanical universe series by ee ottoman goodreads. Resonance the mechanical universe video 17 resonances. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. It covers topics spanning the scientific revolution begun by copernicus through quantum theory. The series was previously hosted at the annenberg learner website, but is now available on youtube thanks to caltech.
The mechanical universe, is a criticallyacclaimed series of 52 thirtyminute videos covering. It also appears to be a direct copy of an external website. Then, it moves on to modern physics, where particles may behave like waves and where some of the great verities of newtonian physics appear less certain. Idea is that all the cosmic bodies are subject to the newtons laws of motion,under gravitation. In december, caltech announced that the critically acclaimed tv series, the mechanical universe and beyond, has been made available in its entirety on youtube. Were joined by spe the biggest problem in the universe. The precise orbit of a heavenly body a planet, asteroid, or comet is fixed by the laws of conservation of energy and angular momentum.
Einstein is motivated to perfect the central ideas of physics, resulting in a new understanding of the meaning of space and time. Learn through videos physics the mechanical universe. Mechanical universe from caltech heres a great series from caltech from the mid1980s called the mechanical universe. The mechanical universe, is a criticallyacclaimed series of 52 thirtyminute videos covering the basic topics of an introductory university physics course. Beyond the mechanical universe the mechanical universe by caltech. May 23, 2017 the mechanical universe, is a criticallyacclaimed series of 52 thirtyminute videos covering the basic topics of an introductory university physics course. Each episode opens and closes with bookend segments in which caltech professor david goodstein, speaking in a lecture hall. During the fall of 1986, roughly 100 pbs stations carried the mechanical universe, and by the fall of 1987, over 600 highereducation institutions had purchased it or licensed the episodes for use. Video on demand faq get notified when new videos are added.
You can find mechanical universe disks in the hbll lrc learning resource center, where its call number is ld42 and in the ps100 tutorial lab in n252 of the eyring science center. The questions links will take you to that videos set at the lessons of phyz on teachers pay teachers. Oct 19, 2010 sometimes it is also called clock work universe. The mechanical universeand beyond helps teachers demystify physics by showing students what looks like. Isaac newton saw his demonstration of the regularity of the universe as having great religious significance. The series was originally produced as a broadcast telecourse by the california institute of technology and intelecom, inc. The mechanical universe season 1 episode 43 velocity and time. Previous all episodes 52 next the world of electricity and magnetism, and 20thcentury discoveries of relativity and quantum mechanics. The high school adaptation videos are no longer available for purchase, and none of the previous distributors posted them for streaming. What is meant by the idea of the mechanical universe. The mechanical universe of phyz click any link in the table below to access the corresponding episode of the mechanical universe. The world of electricity and magnetism, and 20thcentury discoveries of relativity and quantum mechanics. It is largely based in content on the mechanical universe.
For all the phenomena in the mechanical universe, isaac newton laid down the laws. Particles and waves the mechanical universe by caltech. Previous all episodes 52 next evidence that light can sometimes act like a particle leads to quantum mechanics, the new physics. A visually splendid introductory physics coure, the mechanical universe. In this model, god only starts the clock initial cause, then it runs by itself for the rest of time. The mechanical universe contains hundreds of computer animation segments, created by dr. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. The mechanical universe season 1 episode 3 derivatives. Resonance the mechanical universe video 17 resonances name jingyi zhao class phys2425p01 1 what phenomenon can cause a wine glass to break. The sea of faith the mechanical universe tv episode. Magnetism as a natural phenomenon, the behavior of magnetic materials, and the motion of charged particles in a. I will be working on converting that to standard wikipedia format and changing the section title. Particles and waves mechanical universe, episode 50 atoms to quarks mechanical universe, episode 51 the quantum mechanical universe mechanical universe, episode 52 waveparticle duality monterey photoelectric effect photons and the photoelectric effect monterey. The pioneering physics tv show, the mechanical universe, is.
This important textbook is based on, though independent of, an edu. As galileo noted, the swings of a pendulum increasingly grow with repeated, timed applications of a small force. May 29, 2018 50 best star wars characters of all time from mos eisely aliens to the most dangerous jedi ever, our updated ranking of the heroes and villains in a galaxy far, far away. Each program in the series opens and closes with caltech professor david goodstein providing philosophical, historical and often humorous insight into the subject at hand while. Introduction to mechanics and heat, a book designed in conjunction with a telecourse to be offered by pbs in the fall of 1985. And beyond is a 52part telecourse, filmed at the california institute of technology, that introduces university level physics, cov. The number after the title beneath each program number below is the chapter number. I searched the intelecom website for the mechanical universe but only found passing references to it. Big surprise this week in our big 50th episode, and what may be the most elaborate prank dick and i have ever experienced. The first real steps toward space travel are made as newton discovers that gravity describes the force between any two particles in the universe. William gilbert, personal physician by appointment to her majesty queen elizabeth i of england, discovered that the earth behaves like a giant magnet. Evidence that light can sometimes act like a particle leads to quantum mechanics, the new physics. The pioneering physics tv show, the mechanical universe. Its a series of 52 thirtyminute videos covering the basic topics of an introductory university physics course.1214 1447 71 759 242 1152 858 346 546 1359 128 551 696 500 1356 995 499 212 182 1307 952 469 796 373 1163 533 32 558 964 129 1397 1120 409 619 779 1477 1409