The Resource The Future Makers : Pioneering Sustainable Energy, Galloping Pictures, (evideo)

The Future Makers : Pioneering Sustainable Energy, Galloping Pictures, (evideo)

Label
The Future Makers : Pioneering Sustainable Energy
Title
The Future Makers
Title remainder
Pioneering Sustainable Energy
Statement of responsibility
Galloping Pictures
Title variation
Pioneering Sustainable Energy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
While its fossil fuel exports are sizeable, Australia is also becoming a gigantic laboratory for developing renewable energy systems. This program examines the work of engineering trailblazers who have made the country a world leader in green technology design. Dr. Tim Finnigan uses bio-mimicry to create flexible sea-floor structures that transform ocean currents into power. Likewise, Dr. Robert Dane's Solar Sailor boat incorporates insect wing forms. Designs from Dr. Prame Chopra and Dr. Doone Wyborn hint at the shape of geothermal systems to come, while the Sydney-based activities of SunTech and its Chinese owner, Dr. Zhengrong Shi, evoke the global nature of the sustainable energy movement. Several other case studies are included
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
10 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • Galloping Pictures
Runtime
46
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Energy consumption
  • Energy development
  • Environmental sciences
  • Environmental sciences
  • Natural resources
  • Power resources
  • Technology
Technique
live action
Label
The Future Makers : Pioneering Sustainable Energy, Galloping Pictures, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=41923
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 01, 2010
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Australia's Rain Forest (2:44) -- Carbon Emissions (2:34) -- Design Inspired by Nature (3:08) -- Ocean Wave Power and Energy Revolution (4:17) -- Solar Cells on Boats (4:45) -- Importance of Photovoltaic Cells (2:33) -- Geothermal Energy (3:03) -- Steam: Sustainable Energy (6:06) -- Coal Energy/Solar Energy (2:09) -- Stand-Alone Solar Power Stations (5:12) -- Solar Power Station in the U.S. (1:45) -- Solar Storage (5:06)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (46 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
41923
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100041923
  • 100041923
  • (OCoLC)709679176
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
The Future Makers : Pioneering Sustainable Energy, Galloping Pictures, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=41923
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 01, 2010
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Australia's Rain Forest (2:44) -- Carbon Emissions (2:34) -- Design Inspired by Nature (3:08) -- Ocean Wave Power and Energy Revolution (4:17) -- Solar Cells on Boats (4:45) -- Importance of Photovoltaic Cells (2:33) -- Geothermal Energy (3:03) -- Steam: Sustainable Energy (6:06) -- Coal Energy/Solar Energy (2:09) -- Stand-Alone Solar Power Stations (5:12) -- Solar Power Station in the U.S. (1:45) -- Solar Storage (5:06)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (46 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
41923
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100041923
  • 100041923
  • (OCoLC)709679176
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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