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Discovery Education™ Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye: Physics

Nye explores how the universe operates and why things move and work the way they do

Manufacturer: fisher science education  859017

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Catalog No. S87705DVD


Description & Specifications


Includes Marc Record, Teacher's Guide
Format DVD
Grade 6 to 12
Name Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye: Physics DVD
Run Time 45 min.
Copyright Year 2005

Nye also explains the second law of thermodynamics, electromagnetism, and how superconductors can help accelerate particles to near the speed of light.

Topics include:

  • Albert Einstein's theory that clocks tick slower at the speed of light on an airplane How E=MC2 helped develop nuclear power
  • The quantum leap
  • The power of electromagnetic energy
  • The structure of an atom
  • Subatomic particles known as quarks