The Resource Cool, Looking Glass Pictures, (evideo)

Cool, Looking Glass Pictures, (evideo)

Label
Cool
Title
Cool
Statement of responsibility
Looking Glass Pictures
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Cooling is more than a luxury - nowadays it's a necessity. Without refrigerated shipping and stocking, fresh food wouldn't reach our supermarkets so easily. Can you imagine living without it? Air-conditioning, on the other hand, was invented as a means to control the humidity that was ruining the paper of printing offices, rather than as the technology we now use to cool off. This program discovers that you can't create cold; you can only "move" temperature from one place to another. Learn how early refrigeration units used all sorts of chemicals that were harmful to the environment - and how new technology may provide a solution: cooling via the vibrations of sound. That does sound cool
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
6 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • Looking Glass Pictures
Runtime
30
Series statement
Quirky Science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Air conditioning
  • Heat
  • Mechanics
  • Technology and civilization
  • Technology
  • Thermodynamics
Technique
live action
Label
Cool, Looking Glass Pictures, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=50325
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 02, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction: Cool: Quirky Science (1:03) -- Early Attempts at Cooling Machines (2:55) -- You Can't Create Cold (1:01) -- Willis Haviland Carrier Invents the Air Conditioner (2:23) -- Early Industrial Uses of Air Conditioning (1:11) -- A Necessity of Modern Life (1:41) -- Cooling Food (2:07) -- The Icebox and the Refrigerator (2:27) -- Early Refrigerators Rejected Due to Safety Concerns (1:44) -- Dirty Ice Leads to Safe Refrigeration (1:57) -- The Refrigerator Goes Mainstream (1:04) -- The Search for a Replacement for Freon (2:48) -- The Eco-Friendly Refrigerator of the Future? (1:37) -- Credits: Cool: Quirky Science (0:44)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 50323s
  • 50325
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100050325
  • 100050325
  • (OCoLC)826869490
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Cool, Looking Glass Pictures, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=50325
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 02, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction: Cool: Quirky Science (1:03) -- Early Attempts at Cooling Machines (2:55) -- You Can't Create Cold (1:01) -- Willis Haviland Carrier Invents the Air Conditioner (2:23) -- Early Industrial Uses of Air Conditioning (1:11) -- A Necessity of Modern Life (1:41) -- Cooling Food (2:07) -- The Icebox and the Refrigerator (2:27) -- Early Refrigerators Rejected Due to Safety Concerns (1:44) -- Dirty Ice Leads to Safe Refrigeration (1:57) -- The Refrigerator Goes Mainstream (1:04) -- The Search for a Replacement for Freon (2:48) -- The Eco-Friendly Refrigerator of the Future? (1:37) -- Credits: Cool: Quirky Science (0:44)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 50323s
  • 50325
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100050325
  • 100050325
  • (OCoLC)826869490
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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