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Playing with Fire

Synopsis
Our ability to harness heat has led to some of humanity’s greatest achievements, from the molten metals that enabled us to make tools, to the great engines of the Industrial Revolution powered by steam, to the searing heat of plasmas that offer almost unlimited power. In this BBC programme, physicist Dr Helen Czerski reveals how heat is the hidden energy contained within matter.
Episode 3 of 3 of the series From Ice to Fire: The Incredible Science of Temperature.
Series
From Ice to Fire: The Incredible Science of Temperature
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2018
Subjects
Physics; Science; Technology
Keywords
heat energy; matter; temperature; body temperature

Credits

Contributor
Helen Czerski

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£195.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
50 minutes
Year
2018

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
bbcactivevideoforlearning@pearson.com
Web
http://www.bbcactivevideoforlearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 2751 or 2760
Fax
020 7010 6965
Address
Mezzanine
80 Strand
London
WC2R 0RL
Notes
BBC Active is a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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