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Molecular Models on Reserve

FIESER MOLECULAR MODEL RESEARCH KIT: - #Z10.400-0
5 copies on reserve for Chemistry students for two-hour use. Check-out from Circulation Desk.
FORMAT = Model. LOCATION = Circulation Desk Reserves.

FISHER MOLECULAR MODEL KIT (BALL AND STICK)
2 copies on reserve for Chemistry students for two-hour use. Check-out from Circulation Desk.
FORMAT = Model. LOCATION = Circulation Desk Reserves.

MOLECULAR VISIONS; THE FLEXIBLE MOLECULAR MODEL KIT
FORMAT = Model. LOCATION = Circulation Desk Reserves.

SARGENT-WELCH MOLECULAR MODEL (BALL AND STICK)
2 copies on reserve for Chemistry students for two-hour use. Check-out from Circulation Desk.
FORMAT = Model. LOCATION = Circulation Desk Reserves.

Measurement

THE FILMS OF CHARLES AND RAY EAMES: POWERS OF TEN c2000.
46 min. Powers of ten was originally produced as a motion picture in 1977. Powers of ten illustrates a picnic in Chicago and then begins moving ten times farther out every ten seconds, until our own galaxy is visible only as a speck of light. Then, we move inward into the hand of a sleeping picnicker with ten times more magnification every ten seconds.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General QA 161 .E95 F556 2000

THE METRIC SYSTEM released between 1992 and 1994.
19 min. Presents basic units of metric measurement. Explains meter, liter, gram, and the use of prefixes to indicate larger and smaller quantities of these units.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QC 93 .M45 1992.

Laboratory Safety

PRACTICING SAFE SCIENCE 1992.
29 min. Addresses chemical, physical, radiological, and biological hazards in the molecular biology laboratory through reenactments of actual laboratory accidents and demonstrations of good safety techniques. A significant message is the importance of good work habits and consideration for others.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General QD 51 .P73 1992.

SAFETY IN THE RESEARCH LABORATORY 1997.
1 hr., 42 min. Offers guidance on controlling the hazards associated with common activities carried out in the modern biology laboratory. Gives instructions in safe techniques that can help researchers protect themselves from these hazards. Assessing risks of toxic chemicals (11:00) -- Centrifugation hazards (8:50) -- Chemical hazards (9:25) -- Chemical storage hazards (11:14) -- Emergency response (11:40) -- Glassware washing hazards (10:00) -- Mammalian cell culture hazards (8:20) -- Radionuclide hazards (12:24) -- X-ray diffraction hazards (9:27).
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General QD 51 .S243 1997.

SAFETY FIRST IN CAMPUS LABS 1990.
20 min. Uses a series of accident reenactments to help students learn to take responsibility for their actions, become aware of potential safety problems, and be ready to deal with accidents and emergencies.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 51 .S3 1990.

SAFETY IN THE SCIENCE LABORATORY 1990?
30 min. Provides an overview on handling chemicals and equipment safely, as well as proper lab behavior and safety techniques.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 63.5 .S3 1990.

STARTING WITH SAFETY 1991 and 2005.
35 min. ACS video courses. Provides an overview on handling chemicals and equipment safely, proper lab behavior, and safety techniques.
FORMAT = VHS and DVD. LOCATION = VHS (3 copies) : Circulation Desk QD 63.5 .S83 1991. DVD (3 copies) : QD 63.5 .S83 2005.

COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDERS 1999, c1994.
12 min. Safety meeting kit video series. Describes how compressed gas cylinders work and how to handle and store them safely, including the use of hazard labels and personal protective equipment.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TP 243 .C667 1999.

History of Chemistry

A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY 2003.
18 min. Examines the history of chemistry from its origins in ancient societies, its revolutionary progress in the Pneumatic Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries and its flowering in the 20th century.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 11 .B75 2003.

CHEMISTRY, STOP FORWARD MOVEMENT? [1995], c1994.
57 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: The Nobel legacy. In five vignettes Dudley Herschbach and Anne Carson highlight important developments in chemistry that impact our lives today. Stop forward movement -- We didn't invent chemistry, nature did -- A touchy mixture -- Before Bob, after Bob -- The genie's not the problem.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 11 .C435 1995.

THE HIDDEN STRUCTURE [1988?], c1974.
52 min. Broadcast as a segment of: Ascent of man. Traces chemistry from its beginning in Oriental metallurgy and alchemy to Dalton's atomic theory and man's knowledge of the elements.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 11 .H5 1988.

MADAME CURIE FINDS RADIUM AND RADIOACTIVITY 1994.
20 min. Presents a video field trip to Paris to visit the office and laboratory of Marie Curie to help explain how Marie Curie found radium and radioactivity.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 22 .C8 M34 1994.

FORGOTTEN GENIUS 2007.
112 min. Originally broadcast as a special episode of the television series Nova on February 6, 2007. Story of Percy Julian's scientific breakthroughs and a biography of his life with period reenactments based on newly opened family archives and interviews with dozens of colleagues and relatives.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General QD 22 .J85 F674 2007.

DIMITRI MENDELEYEV : FATHER OF THE PERIODIC TABLE 1993.
29 min. The story of Dimitri Mendeleyev and his contributions to science, especially his work on the periodic table of elements. The video reveals an intelligent and intuitive scientist who took a strong interest in finding practical uses for the conclusions of abstract science. Thought processes which led to his understanding of the relationships between families of elements and his prediction of the existence of other elements are explained.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 22 .M43 D56 1991.

LINUS PAULING, CRUSADING SCIENTIST 1977.
58 min. Broadcast over PBS as a segment of: NOVA. Explores Linus Pauling's life story and achievements, his profound morality and his genuine devotion to family and friends.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 22 .P37 L5 1977x.

Elements and Periodic Table

ELEMENTS DISCOVERED [1980], c1978.
25 min. Science series. Illustrates how the discovery of the elements depended on the technology available to the scientists who first isolated and analyzed them. Shows reduction processes and alloy formation, analysis of gases, electrolysis, spectroscopy, crystallization and nuclear reactions.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 466 .E5 1980.

OF METALS AND MEN [1982], c1979.
25 min. Inorganic chemistry. S247, Concepts & case studies. Develops and evaluates an inorganic chemistry classification system based on such characteristics of metals as compound forming tendencies, difficulty of extraction, and ability to be oxidized.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 466 .O4 1982.

ELEMENTS ORGANIZED: THE PERIODIC TABLE 1978.
24 min. Science series. Introduces the periodic table by looking at some of the properties of a range of elements. Shows the relative chemical reactivities of the alkali metals with oxygen and of the halogens with phosphorus, and relates these properties to their positions in the periodic table.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 467 .E5 1978.

PERIODIC TRENDS [1999] ,c1994.
20 min. CAPseries. Visualizing the chemical world with animated 3-D models and computer-calculated accuracy. Atomic radii, ionization energies, electron affinities,and electronegativity are key quantities in chemistry. These quantities, and their trends through the periodic table, provide a basis for understanding the chemical properties of the elements. For use in high school and introductory college chemistry classrooms.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk and General QD 467 .P4 1999.

PERIODIC TABLE 1997.
21 min. A segment from the 1985 BBC Worldwide television program: Science topics. The evolution of the periodic table over the past two centuries is illustrated through computer animation and song.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 467 .P465 1997.

THE PERIODIC TABLE FOR STUDENTS 2004.
5 videodiscs (23 min. each) NOTE [v. 1.] Atomic structure & the Periodic Table -- [v. 2.] The history of the Periodic Table -- [v. 3.] Properties of compounds -- [v. 4.] Properties of elements -- [v. 5.] Using the Periodic Table. "Examines the relationship between atomic structure and the properties of matter. Each title includes a closer look at some of the many patterns found in periods and groups of elements that combine to create the world around us"--Container.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 467 .P475 2004.

ALUMINUM 1986.
20 min. Chemistry in action. Shows the process of producing aluminum from bauxite ore and discusses the uses of the product and its alloys.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TP 245.A4 A5 1986x.

General Chemistry

AVOGADRO'S HYPOTHESIS1992.
10 min. The Mole Concept ; 4. Examines Avogadro's hypothesis and the assertion that each particle of gas contains no fewer than two atoms.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QC 161 .A8 1992.

COMBINING GAS VOLUMES 1992.
10 min. The Mole Concept ; 3. Explains how a single-atom particle should behave and compares the results to Gay-Lussac's observations and law of combining gas volumes.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QC 161 .C6 1992.

GAS VOLUMES 1992.
10 min. The Mole Concept ; 2. Explains gas volume as a possible container for measuring the mass of atoms.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QC 161 .G3 1992.

THE MOLE 1992.
10 min. The Mole Concept ; 6. Introduces the mole, its use to standardize gas volume comparisons, and Avogadro's number.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QC 161 .M6 1992.

THE ATOM 2003. 42 min. Part one traces the history of the atom from ancient Greek times to the present day. Part two presents an outline picture of late twentieth-century concepts of the atom. pt. 1. How we know about atoms (22 min.) -- pt. 2. What is an atom? (20 min.).
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QC 171 .A86 2003.

ATOMIC THEORY AND CHEMISTRY 1985.
20 min. Observes the invisible world of atoms and molecules in order to understand, and thus predict, the behavior of matter in the visible world.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QC 173 .A85 1985x.

RELATIVE MASS 1992.
10 min. The Mole Concept ; 1. Explains how to compare the masses of atoms in order to understand differences and calculate the relative masses.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QC 173 .R4 1992.

RELATIVE ATOMIC MASS 1992.
10 min. The Mole Concept ; 5. Introduces the mass spectrometer, the modern method of measuring atomic mass.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QC 454.M3 R4 1992.

THE SUPER-CHARGED WORLD OF CHEMISTRY c1996.
3 videocassettes (4 hr., 40 min.) Standard Deviants video course review. The Standard Deviants take on the complex world of chemistry. Pt. 1 shows the eternal struggle between superheroes and villains while reviewing difficult concepts such as percent composition and stoichiometry. Pt. 2 reviews thermochemistry, atomic structure, and chemical bonding. Pt. 3 reviews VSEPR theory, Kinetic molecular theory and Dalton's law of partial pressures.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 31.2 .S8 1996.

THE WORLD OF CHEMISTRY [1990], c1988.
26 videocassettes (ca. 30 min. each) Originally broadcast on PBS. The foundations of chemical structures and their behavior are explored through computer animation, demonstrations, and on-site footage at working industrial and research labs. Distinguished scientists discuss yesterday's breakthroughs and today's challenges.
1. Chemistry -- 2. Color -- 3. Measurement, foundation of chemistry -- 4. Modeling the unseen -- 5. A matter of state -- 6. The atom -- 7. The periodic table -- 8. Chemical bonds -- 9. Molecular architecture -- 10. Signals from within -- 11. The mole -- 12. Water -- 13. The driving forces -- 14. Molecules in action -- 15. The busy electron -- 16. The proton in chemistry -- 17. The precious envelope -- 18. The chemistry of the earth -- 19. Metals -- 20. On the surface -- 21. Carbon -- 22. The age of polymers -- 23. Proteins, structure and function -- 24. The genetic code -- 25. Chemistry and the environment -- 26. Futures.
FORMAT = DVD and Streaming video. LOCATIONS = Circulation Desk, General QD 31.2 .W65 1990.

CAULDRON EARTH 2006.
29 min. Molecular universe. This program shows how research into the chemical makeup of geological and biological materials drives the innovation of energy systems, building methods, and transportation technology--and how these improvements can save lives and reduce stress on the environment. Hydrogen fuel cells, resin coatings for giant wind turbines, wax-plaster mixtures for energy-efficient home--the video features these and many other advances, suggesting a future in which humanity can both profit from and protect the Earth.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION Circulation Desk QD 37 .C385 2006.

CHEMISTRY AND LIFE 2006.
30 min. Molecular universe. Outlining Earth's early development and the creation of the first organic substances, this program focuses on what humanity has accomplished and what challenges the future holds, in the field of chemistry. Resins, fibers, and plastics that have revolutionized human activity are showcased, especially in the world of sports, with its radically engineered lightweight equipment, and the stunning example of NASA's solar-powered Helios aircraft.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 37 .C446 2006.

THE FUTURE OF CHEMISTRY 2006.
30 min. Molecular universe. Demonstrates the importance of chemistry and nanotechnology and their applications in medicine, sports, and the arts. Viewers are introduced to a wide variety of developments, including SAM polymers, textile fibers with built-in antimicrobial functions; SPS ship construction, which creates a highly durable elastic hull layer; and OLED technology, which will lead to TV screens so flexible they can be rolled into a tube. Emphasizes the importance of "green" genetic engineering and the need for chemists to exercise global awareness.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 37 .F888 2006.

NATURE'S CHEMISTRY 2006.
29 min. Molecular universe. This program shows how naturally occurring chemical compounds inspire scientists to push the boundaries of communication and production technology. Entering the insect world, the video explains how bees, butterflies, and other creatures have developed sophisticated methods of communicating and detecting sensory information, and how alternative versions of these systems have been created in laboratories. The chemical makeup of printer's ink and tire rubber--as well as the manufacturing of computer chips--are also shown to be heavily influenced by our understanding of natural substances.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 37 .N388 2006.

LECTURE DEMONSTRATIONS TO ACCOMPANY EBBING, GENERAL CHEMISTRY, SECOND EDITION 1987.
1 videocassette (VHS) Includes 30 demonstrations of various chemistry experiments to be used with General Chemistry / Darrell D. Ebbing -- 2nd ed. -- c1987.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 43 .L4 1987x.

A RESTORATION DRAMA 1992.
30 min. Periodic table and the human element. The stone structure of St. Servatius Basilica in Maastricht, one of Holland's oldest churches, had been crumbling due to a build up of salts, especially calcium sulfate, which expands in its hydrate form. To restore the church, the calcium sulfate had to be removed, but calcium sulfate is not very soluble and therefore difficult to remove. The program shows the steps necessary to solve the problem.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 181.S1 R47 1992.

THE AMAZING MOLE 2003.
27 min. Introduces students to the mole, explaining in a step-by-step way the scale of atomic particles, Avogadro's number, moles in reactions, molar mass, and mole formulas. The program is conveniently divided into chapters to facilitate stopping for reviews and exercises.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 461 .A63 2003.

ATOMIC ORBITALS : VISUALIZING THE CHEMICAL WORLD [1995], c1994.
11 min. CAPseries. Prerequisites: Introduction to the periodic table ; Bohr or "shell" model of atomic structure. The sizes and shapes of atomic orbitals play a dominant role in properties of chemical bonding. Key concepts include the organization of the periodic table, the shapes of atomic orbitals, and orbital features important for chemical bonding.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk and General QD 461 .A8 1995.

CHEMICAL BONDING : BONDING BETWEEN MOLECULES [1998], c1997.
19 min. Explains bonding in terms of dipole-dipole bonding for polar molecules, and dispersion forces for both polar and nonpolar molecules.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 461 .C446 1998.

CHEMICAL BONDING : BONDING IN METALS [1998], c1997.
22 min. Discusses the idea that bonding is related to the filling of electron shells to create more stable particles. Examples of metals and their usefulness are presented, and the relationship between properties and structure is examined.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 461 .C4462 1998.

CHEMICAL BONDING : INNER FORCES c1999.
1 computer optical disc. Multimedia CD-ROM consisting of seven modules that investigate the different types of chemical bonding and test student comprehension using diagrams, video segments, activities, and explanatory material. Additional features include individual log-ins, internet links, and a glossary. Introduction to bonding -- Atomic structure -- Ionic compounds --Molecular compounds --Metallic substances -- Covalent compounds.
FORMAT = Interactive CD. LOCATION = General QD 461 .C39 1999.

THE MOLECULAR THEORY OF MATTER [198-?], c1965.
11 min. Uses animation and stop-motion photography to discuss the basic premise of the kinetic molecular theory that matter consists of molecules in motion. Demonstrates experiments on the diffusion of gases and liquids and shows ways to measure the pressure of a gas.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 461 .M63 1985.

MOLECULAR ORBITALS 1999, [c1994].
16 min. CAPseries. Visualizing the chemical world with animated 3-D models and computer-calculated accuracy. Molecular orbitals describe the fundamental process by which atoms join together to form a chemical bond. This project presents the molecular orbital depiction of homonuclear diatomic molecules, emphasizing the bonding and energies of these basic molecular building blocks. For use in AP high school and introductory college chemistry classrooms.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 461 .M65 1999.

VSEPR : VISUALIZING THE CHEMICAL WORLD [1995], c1994.
12 min. CAPseries. Prerequisites: Lewis dot concept of bonding ; Introduction to expanded octets (e.g., PF5) and non-octets (e.g., BeH2). Valence-shell electron-pair repulsion theory remains one of the simplest, most powerful tools for understanding the shapes of molecules. Based only on simple Lewis dot concepts of chemical bonding, VSEPR allows for the prediction of the shapes and bond angles of a wide variety of molecules.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk and General QD 469 .V7 1995.

STEREOCHEMISTRY : VISUALIZING THE CHEMICAL WORLD [1995], c1994. 14 min. CAPseries. Prerequisites: Lewis dot bonding of carbon centers. The three-dimensional arrangement of atoms in molecules plays a crucial role in chemical reactivity. Enantiomers, chirality, diastereomers, Newman projections, and other important aspects of stereochemistry are graphically illustrated.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 481 .S8 1995.

EQUILIBRIUM : CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS c2003, 2004.
2 videocassettes (45 min.) v. 1. The concepts of equilibrium -- v. 2. Applying the concepts of equilibrium. Uses real-world examples and analogies to offer an in-depth look at both the concepts and applications of equilibrium. Sample problems are provided.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 501 .E69 2004.

NUCLEOPHILIC SUBSTITUTION : VISUALIZING THE CHEMICAL WORLD [1995], c1994.
10 min. CAPseries. Prerequisites: Lewis dot bonding concepts for carbon centers. Nucleophilic substitution provides a classic example of chemical reactions capable of proceeding through multiple pathways. Explores the stereochemical consequences of these different paths, the concept of a transition state, the possibility of a discrete reaction intermediate, and the interpretation of reaction coordinates in the context of basic nucleophilic substitution reactions.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 501 .N8 1995.

THE RATES OF CHEMICAL REACTIONS 1989.
15 min. CHEM study ; v. 21. Illustrates the mechanisms of some simple chemical reactions. Explains the effect of temperature, activation energy, geometry of collision, and catalysis upon the rate of reaction.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 502 .R3 1989.

THE DIELS-ALDER REACTION : VISUALIZING THE CHEMICAL WORLD [1995], c1994.
12 min. CAPseries. Prerequisites: Chemistry of carbon centers. The synthesis of complex substances generally involves challenges in controling the stereochemical arrangement of molecules. Features aspects of stereochemically controlled synthesis, as well as orbital control of reaction products.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 503 .D5 1995.

EQUILIBRIUM 1989.
20 min. CHEM study ; v. 11. Deals with three questions: what is chemical equilibrium, how does the chemist recognize it, and how does one explain it. Stresses the dynamic nature of equilibrium and uses radioactive tracers to demonstrate the dynamic behavior of substances at equilibrium in a closed system. Uses an analogy in terms of fish population in two connected bowls, and animation using molecular models, to present the concepts.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 503 .E64 1989.

CATALYSIS 1989.
17 min. CHEM study ; v. 3. Emphasizes that catalysts are typical chemical reactants, unique in that catalysts are regenerated during the reaction.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 505 .C37 1989.

CATALYSIS : TECHNOLOGY FOR A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT 1993.
32 min. Explains what catalysis is and how it works.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 505 .C38 1993.

ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS 1989.
24 min. CHEM study ; v. 9. Describes the construction and operation of an electrochemical cell. Time-lapse photography of the changes at the electrodes and animation of the cell processes show the nature of the electrode reactions, the motion of the electron and ion currents, and the relationship between concentrations and cell voltage. Extreme close-ups of a hydrogen electrode illustrate its operation and lead to a discussion of the table of E values.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 568 .E6 1989.

CRYSTALS : VISUALIZING THE CHEMICAL WORLD [1995], c1994.
12 min. CAPseries. From gold and diamond to sodium chloride, face-centered cubic crystals characterize many important substances. Illustrates Miller indices, lattice vectors, and crystal surface structures within the framework of the face-centered cubic crystal lattice.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 921 .C79 1995.

MAGIC MATERIALS 2006.
30 min. Molecular universe. Laboratory-created substances figure prominently into our lives. Examines synthetic materials research that is leading to breakthroughs in many creative and technical fields. Demonstrating the tremendous influence of silicone and super-strength polymers on a wide range of occupations--including architecture, sculpture, textile production, car design, cosmetics, precious metal mining, and recreation--the video uses high-tech laboratory footage and eye-catching animation to depict unprecedented product development.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP1088 .M345 2006.

Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry

CAULDRON EARTH 2006.
29 min. Molecular universe. This program shows how research into the chemical makeup of geological and biological materials drives the innovation of energy systems, building methods, and transportation technology--and how these improvements can save lives and reduce stress on the environment. Hydrogen fuel cells, resin coatings for giant wind turbines, wax-plaster mixtures for energy-efficient home--the video features these and many other advances, suggesting a future in which humanity can both profit from and protect the Earth.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION Circulation Desk QD 37 .C385 2006.

CHEMISTRY AND LIFE 2006.
30 min. Molecular universe. Outlining Earth's early development and the creation of the first organic substances, this program focuses on what humanity has accomplished and what challenges the future holds, in the field of chemistry. Resins, fibers, and plastics that have revolutionized human activity are showcased, especially in the world of sports, with its radically engineered lightweight equipment, and the stunning example of NASA's solar-powered Helios aircraft.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 37 .C446 2006.

THE FUTURE OF CHEMISTRY 2006.
30 min. Molecular universe. Demonstrates the importance of chemistry and nanotechnology and their applications in medicine, sports, and the arts. Viewers are introduced to a wide variety of developments, including SAM polymers, textile fibers with built-in antimicrobial functions; SPS ship construction, which creates a highly durable elastic hull layer; and OLED technology, which will lead to TV screens so flexible they can be rolled into a tube. Emphasizes the importance of "green" genetic engineering and the need for chemists to exercise global awareness.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 37 .F888 2006.

NATURE'S CHEMISTRY 2006.
29 min. Molecular universe. This program shows how naturally occurring chemical compounds inspire scientists to push the boundaries of communication and production technology. Entering the insect world, the video explains how bees, butterflies, and other creatures have developed sophisticated methods of communicating and detecting sensory information, and how alternative versions of these systems have been created in laboratories. The chemical makeup of printer's ink and tire rubber--as well as the manufacturing of computer chips--are also shown to be heavily influenced by our understanding of natural substances.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 37 .N388 2006.

CARBON THE COMPROMISER 1992.
10 min. Organic chemistry 1. Carbon connection. Presents a chronicle of early breakthroughs in chemistry including the discovery of a method to produce organic compounds and the discovery of covalent bonds, the cornerstone of organic chemistry. Covalent bonds are defined and two-dimensional computer animation shows how they are formed.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 251.2 .C3 1992.

CARBON BONDING 1992.
10 min. Organic chemistry 1. Carbon connection. Examines the nature of carbon bonds including sigma bonds, which are relatively stable, and pi bonds, which are slightly weaker. Computer animation illustrates the complex structure of double bonds and shows how double bonds are formed by carbon action.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 251.2 .C37 1992.

THE DEEP-FRIED WORLD OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY PART 1 1997.
140 min. The Standard Deviants video course review. Presents a review of basic chemistry and organic chemistry concepts including hybridization states of carbon, naming alkanes, alkane structures, and cycloalkane structures. 1997 Telly Award for Best Educational Video.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 251.2 .D4 1997 pt.1.

THE DEEP-FRIED WORLD OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY. PART 2 1997.
106 min. The Standard Deviants video course review. Presents organic chemistry concepts including organic reactions, alkenes, electrophilic addition reactions, Markovnikov's Rule, and Hammond Postulate.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 251.2 .D4 1997 pt.2.

THE DEEP-FRIED WORLD OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY. PART 3 1997.
120 min. The Standard Deviants video course review. Presents organic chemistry concepts including electrophilic addition reactions, alkynes, and alkyne addition reactions. FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 251.2 .D4 1997 pt.3.

FIXING FUELS 1992.
10 min. Organic chemistry 1. Carbon connection. Discusses common fossil fuels. Introduces structural isomers by examining the makeup of butane. Demonstrates the process of removing impurities from natural gas and the process of fractional distillation of petroleum.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QD 251.2 .F5 1992.

HARVEST OF ENZYMES 1992.
10 min. Organic chemistry 1. Carbon connection. Investigates the relationship between the structure and function of enzymes in the human body to show why the enzyme is so attractive to industry. Discusses commercial applications of two large classes of enzymes.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD251.2 .H3 1992.

ORGANIC COMPOUNDS IN ACTION 1998.
28 min.Demystifies the structure of organic compounds by providing a simple, logical investigation of the significance of structure and its relationship to the behavior of organic compounds.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 251.2 .O74 1998.

THE SHAPE OF CARBON 1992.
10 min. Organic chemistry 1. Carbon connection. Explains the planetary and quantum models of the atom. Computer animation illustrates the concept of bonding orbitals and the stability of some carbon compounds.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 251.2 .S4 1992.

POLYETHYLENE 1992.
10 min. Organic chemistry 1. Carbon connection. Explores the history of the development of polyethylene and its numerous applications, beginning with a daring experiment conducted in Britain in the 1930's. Demonstrates the molecular process of converting ethylene, one of the simplest monomers, into polyethylene.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 281 .P3 P6 1992.

BASIC CHEMISTRY FOR BIOLOGY STUDENTS 1993.
21 min. Introduces biology students to the basic chemistry of life, including atoms, elements, molecules, ions, isotopes, carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, and nucleic acids.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 415 .B3 1993.

STEREOCHEMISTRY: VISUALIZING THE CHEMICAL WORLD [1995], c1994.
14 min. CAPseries. Prerequisites: Lewis dot bonding of carbon centers. The three-dimensional arrangement of atoms in molecules plays a crucial role in chemical reactivity. Enantiomers, chirality, diastereomers, Newman projections, and other important aspects of stereochemistry are graphically illustrated.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 481 .S8 1995.

NUCLEOPHILIC SUBSTITUTION: VISUALIZING THE CHEMICAL WORLD [1995], c1994. 10 min. CAPseries. Prerequisites: Lewis dot bonding concepts for carbon centers. Nucleophilic substitution provides a classic example of chemical reactions capable of proceeding through multiple pathways. Explores the stereochemical consequences of these different paths, the concept of a transition state, the possibility of a discrete reaction intermediate, and the interpretation of reaction coordinates in the context of basic nucleophilic substitution reactions.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 501 .N8 1995.

THE DIELS-ALDER REACTION: VISUALIZING THE CHEMICAL WORLD [1995], c1994.
12 min. CAPseries. Prerequisites: Chemistry of carbon centers. The synthesis of complex substances generally involves challenges in controling the stereochemical arrangement of molecules. Features aspects of stereochemically controlled synthesis, as well as orbital control of reaction products.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 503 .D5 1995.

MEDICINE AND MOLECULES 2006.
30 min. Molecular universe. This program guides students through advances to biotechnology and genetic engineering that may lead to long-sought medical treatments and cures. Presenting the 19th-century development of aspirin as the first synthetic imitation of a naturally derived medicinal substance, the video demonstrates large-scale present-day experiments on fungi and plant material that make gene-based medical breakthroughs almost inevitable. The creation of smart plastics for surgical applications will further expand students' understanding of where medicine and nanotechnology meet.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QH 506 .M445 2006.

FOOD PACKAGING 2004.
31 min. "Using a clever news report approach, this program addresses three important topics: packaging materials and their function, safety, and design; innovations in packaging techniques; and environmental issues involving packaging, with an emphasis on plastics. Experts from Heinz and Cryovac, among others, discuss packaging development while making sense of key industry terms such as modified atmosphere and active and aseptic packaging"--Container.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP 374 .F66 2004.

MAGIC MATERIALS 2006.
30 min. Molecular universe. Laboratory-created substances figure prominently into our lives. Examines synthetic materials research that is leading to breakthroughs in many creative and technical fields. Demonstrating the tremendous influence of silicone and super-strength polymers on a wide range of occupations--including architecture, sculpture, textile production, car design, cosmetics, precious metal mining, and recreation--the video uses high-tech laboratory footage and eye-catching animation to depict unprecedented product development.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP1088 .M345 2006.

PLASTICS 1992.
16 min. Explains the processes used in the synthesis of plastics, describes how their physical properties are related to their chemical structure, and suggests solutions for the problem of plastic wastes.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TP 1120 .P5 1992.

UNDERSTANDING PLASTICS 1987.
30 min. Examines the basic process used to convert plastic molding materials into finished products. Considers the history and growth of the plastics industry, problems related to the disposal of discarded plastic products, and some of the advantages of using plastics in the manufacture of many consumer products.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TP 1120 .U6 1987x.

POLYETHENE 1986.
21 min. Chemistry in action. Tells how polyethene/polyethylene is derived from crude oil, processed, andused to make commercial plastic products. Discusses some advantages and disadvantages of replacing wood and glass with plastic products.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TP 1180 .P65 P6 1986x.

Chemistry and the Environment/Green Chemistry

DANGER AT THE BEACH 1991.
58 min. Originally broadcast as a National Audubon Society special. An examination of the growing dangers of toxic waste and ocean degradation along U.S. coastal waters.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General GC 1085 .D36 1991.

THE HABITABLE PLANET: A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2007.
4 videodiscs (390 min.) Explores the natural functions of Earth's systems: geophysical, atmospheric, oceanic, and ecosystems; Earth's ability to sustain life, especially human life; and the effects that human actions have had on the different natural systems. Contents Disc 1. program 1, Many planets, one earth. program 2, Atmosphere. program 3, Oceans. program 4, Ecosystems -- Disc 2. program 5, Human population dynamics. program 6, Risk, exposure, and health. program 7, Agriculture. program 8, Water resources -- Disc 3. program 9, Biodiversity decline. program 10, Energy challenges. program 11, Atmospheric pollution -- Disc 4. program 12, Earth's changing climate. program 13, Looking forward : our global experiment.
FORMAT = DVD and Streaming video. LOCATION = Circulation Desk GE 105 .H335 2007.

WE ALL LIVE DOWNSTREAM 1990.
29 min. The Beluga, a Greenpeace research vessel, took a journey down the Mississippi River "to find out if America's clean water laws are working." Includes interviews with residents of several communities along the river; also, takes a look at several companies alleged to have dumped hazardous wastes.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATIONS = Circulation Desk and General GE 155 .M57 W4 1990.

INTRODUCTION TO GREEN CHEMISTRY: INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY 2002.
Book and CD-ROM. Accompanying CD-ROM contains PDF version of book and PowerPoint slide presentation "Green chemistry: preventing pollution, sustaining the earth.
FORMAT = Book and CD-ROM. LOCATION = General QD 31.3 .I687 2002.

RESTORING ALASKA: TEN YEARS IN THE WAKE OF EXXON VALDEZ 1999.
57 min. This award-winning PBS television special looks at the ten year restoration process following the worst oil spill in U.S. history. It explores the legacy of this tragedy and its lingering effects on wildlife and people in the region, as well as efforts to see that it never happens again.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QH 545.O5 R4 1999.

RACHEL CARSON'S SILENT SPRING 1993.
57 min. Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of: The American experience. Focuses on Rachel Carson's book Silent spring and the chemical poisoning of the environment. Examines how one scientist's courage changed the way we think about our world.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General QH 545 .P4 R3 1993.

GREAT LAKES, BITTER LEGACY 1992.
58 min. Originally broadcast as a National Audubon Society special. Focuses on the effect of toxic chemicals buried beneath the mud of the Great Lakes.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QH 545 .W3 G73 1992.

CAN BUILDINGS MAKE YOU SICK? 1995.
56 min. Originally broadcast on PBS as an episode of: Nova. Examines sick building syndrome, a condition in which people suffer from sicknesses caused by absorbing toxic fumes or other pollutants found in some modern airtight buildings.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General RA 577.5 .C3 1995.

MAY 19, 1980, THE POISONED DREAM [1999], c1997.
51 min. Turning points of history. Three frustrated mothers made American history by taking federal officials hostage in the community built on the site of New York's toxic Love Canal. These three activists, Lois Gibbs, Barbara Quimby and Patti Grenzy, and research scientist Dr. Beverly Paigen, discuss their four-year political battle to have their community evacuated.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 181 .N72 M39 1999.

IN THE NAME OF PROGRESS. PROGRAM 4. RACE TO SAVE THE PLANET SERIES 1990.
60 min. Are environmental protection and economic development inherently in conflict? Takes viewers to Brazil and India to see how some environmental disasters began as well-intentioned development projects and to learn how development could proceed while protecting the environment.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION' = Circulation Desk TD 185.5 .B6 I6 1990x.

DO YOU REALLY WANT TO LIVE THIS WAY? PROGRAM 3. RACE TO SAVE THE PLANET SERIES 1989.
60 min. Tells how freeways, shopping malls, and industrial and technological wealth have been the rewards of modern society. Examines the price of progress, including smog, toxic wastes, and contamination of once- pristine waters, all by-products of Western industrial life-styles.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATIONS = Circulation Desk TD 194 .D6 1989.

ACID RAIN, NEW BAD NEWS , c1984.
58 min. Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of Nova. Traveling through West Germany, the mid-Atlantic and New England, this program looks at the controversy surrounding acid rain.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD 196 .A25 A32 1984x.

ACID RAIN: REQUIEM OR RECOVERY c1982.
27 min. Uses graphics and maps to show the dangers of precipitation containing excesses of nitrogen oxides and sulphur dioxide and to depict where these emissions originate and fall. Documents Canadian and American studies on acid rain's dire effects on wildlife, plants, and buildings and other structures. Observes experiments being performed to determine the exact amount of destruction caused by acid rain and the metals leached into the soil by it.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD 196 .A25 A33 1982x.

ACID RAINBOWS c1989.
28 min. Discusses the effects of acid rain on the American west. Includes information from remote wilderness sites and new data from western cities.
FORMAT= VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD 196 .A25 A34 1989.

POISONED WATERS c2009.
120 min. Originally aired on Apr. 21, 2009 as an episode of the PBS television series Frontline. Examines the rising hazards of water pollution to human health and the ecosystem and why it's so hard to keep our waters clean. Shows the great coastal estuaries of Puget Sound and the Chesapeake Bay and how they are in perilous condition. With polluted runoff still flowing in from industry, agriculture and massive suburban development, scientists fear contamination to the food chain and drinking water for millions of people. A growing list of endangered species also is threatened in both estuaries. Introduction -- Imperiled Chesapeake Bay -- Once we cared-- One of the biggest pollution sources? -- Regulating the poultry industry -- The startling new contaminants -- What we don't know -- Puget sound, hot spot for PCB's -- Seattle's Duwamish River -- A lesson from South Park -- #1 menace to waterways -- Save the forest, save the waters -- D.C.'s development sprawl -- Arlington, Va. : a showcase for smart growth.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TD 420 .P657 2009.

RACE TO SAVE THE PLANET. WASTE NOT, WANT NOT 1989.
60 min. Recounts stories about garbage barges, toxic dumping, overflowing landfills, and sewage polluting coastal waters. Explodes some myths and tells some surprising stories about water pollution
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD 420 .W3 1989x.

INDOOR AIR REPORT: BREATHE EASY 1994.
15 min. Discusses the 3 major categories of indoor air quality problems: sick building syndrome, building related illnesses, and environmental tobacco smoke and identifies solutions, including removing the contaminants and proper ventilation control.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 883.17 .I564 1994.

MANAGING INDOOR AIR QUALITY 1996.
42 min. Covers indoor air quality problems and what can be done to solve them.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 883.17 .M36 1996.

TOXIC WASTES c1994.
39 min. Keys to scientific literacy. Gives a historical and ecological perspective on the vexing toxic waste dilemma. Includes contemporary and archival photographs, art prints, and graphic examples. pt. 1. A history of toxic wastes (17 min.) -- pt. 2. Toxic wastes, today and tomorrow (22 min.).
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 1030 .T6 1994.

THE ETHANOL SOLUTION c2006.
13 min. Originally broadcast on May 7, 2006 as a segment of : 60 minutes. Can the fuel distilled from corn and other renewable materials one day replace the billions of barrels of oil the U.S. imports each year? Brazil has managed to do this and Dan Rather talks to scientists, farmers and others who think, eventually, the U.S. can too.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 808 .E85 2006.

LIFE AFTER OIL; THE NEW ENERGY ALTERNATIVES 2007. 30 min. Illustrates ways we can solve our dependence on fossil fuels through the use of alternative energy sources including wind power, fuel cells, hydrogen fuel, ethanol, biomass and solar power.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 808 .L544 2007.

RENEWABLE ENERGY c2006.
45 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Modern marvels. Explores the recent advances and technologies of renewable energy, in particular solar, wind, geothermal, biofuels, and tidal power.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 808 .R463 2006.

RENEWABLE ENERGY c2007.
28 min. Originally produced in 2005 as an episode of: Ethical makets. This program examines the urgent need--not only in the U.S. but across the world--for sustainable energy. It also illustrates how new power production methods are becoming a reality. Alternative energy trendsetters are featured, including Time magazine "Hero for the Planet" Geoffrey Ballard, who explains his hydrogen fuel cell innovations. Evergreen Solar vice president Mark Farber describes his company's advanced solar cell production methods and its mission to provide access to energy in the developing world--a goal shared by the Solar Electric Light Fund, says executive director Bob Freling. In addition, Rocky Mountain Institute founder Amory Lovins promotes the benefits of small solar power plants, and economist Hazel Henderson explores the potential of wind energy.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 808 .R464 2007.

LITTLE BLACK BOX 2003.
22 min. Originally broadcast August 25, 2003 as a segment of Nightline. Robert Krulwich and the guys from Car Talk on NPR explain how hydrogen fuel cell technology works. While hydrogen cars may be a solution to cutting pollution and dealing with the high price of gasoline, is the general public willing to pay more for their vehicles for some of these benefits?
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TL 229 .H9 L588 2003.

A CRUDE AWAKENING: THE OIL CRASH c2007.
83 min. Examines the conventional wisdom that oil production will continue to climb, and instead stare[s] bleakly at a planet facing economic meltdown and conflict over its most valuable resource. Precious and non-renewable -- We use it for everything! -- From boom to bust -- A magnet for war -- The numbers don't add up -- Peaking out -- An insatiable demand -- The end of the American Dream -- Technology to the rescue? -- Life after the peak.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TN 870 .C783 2007.

THE FUTURE OF ENERGY GASES [1994].
29:30 min. Using historical and contemporary film and video images, narrative explanations of scientific concepts, and animation, explains the origin and occurrence of oil and natural gas, the environmental benefits and consequences of burning natural gas, and economic implications of its use.
FORMAT= VHS. LOCATION = General TN 881.A1 F8 1994.

GREEN CHEMISTRY: INNOVATIONS FOR A CLEANER WORLD 2000.
20 min. Introduction -- Large corporation perspective -- Small business perspective -- University perspective -- Summary.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TP 155.2 .E58 G744 2000.

GREEN CHEMISTRY: MEETING GLOBAL CHALLENGES 2003.
92 min. "These materials were developed through a cooperative effort of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)"--Container. Four presentations from the 2002 Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference. The speakers show how green chemistry can address global challenges such as reducing the use of toxic chemicals, mitigating the risk of climate change, limiting water and resource depletion, and meeting growing demands for energy and food. Contents: Meeting the challenges to sustainability / Paul Anastas (19 min.) -- The protection of water resources / Dennis L. Hjeresen (24 min.) -- Green oxidation chemistry / Terry Collins (20 min.) -- The greening of agriculture production / Roger N. Beachy (29 min.) Special features: "About green chemistry", The Green Chemistry Institute, and presenter interviews.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION TP 155.2 .E58 G74 2003.

BIOFUELS: FUELS FOR THE FUTURE c2007.
22 min. Investigates the mode of production of a range of biofuels, from biogas, ethanol and butanol to vegetable oils and biodiesel. Introduction -- Traditional fuels -- Biofuels -- Butanol, vegetable oil and biodiesel -- Specific uses of biofuel -- Advantagesand disadvantages -- End credits.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP 359 .B46 B563 2007.

HYDROGEN HOPES c2005.
27 min. Originally presented as an episode of Scientific American frontiers. Alan Alda meets with hydrogen enthusiasts working toward a future when hydrogen can be made in unlimited quantities from renewable, non-polluting resources.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP 359 .H8 H948 2005.

HYDROGEN: THE SAFE AND CLEAN FUEL 2003.
27 min. "Imagine...a fuel you can make from water...a fuel that eliminates dependence of foreign energy sources...a fuel that can be produced pretty much anywhere, to do just about anything that requires energy. A zero emission fuel that doesn't pollute the air...a fuel that is non-toxic...and safe to use. Sound too good to be true? It's not. It's called hydrogen." -- (video case)
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TP 359 .H8 H947 2003.

THE HYDROGEN AGE c2005.
57 min. Documentary about how hydrogen can be used as energy in the United States and around the world, which includes systems that are fully operational and those that are in development. It examines the PEM fuel cell equipment and technology and how it provides energy for developing nations while reducing pollution and environmental damage.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TP 359 .H8 H9473 2005

BLUE VINYL 2005.
98 min. Skeptical of her parents' decision to re-side their home with vinyl siding (polyvinyl chloride or PVC), Judith Helfand set out with Daniel B. Gold in search of the truth about vinyl.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP 1180 .V58 B584 2005.

FOOD ADDITIVES: WHY SO MANY CHEMICALS? 2008.
25 min. Takes a simple, factual look at the everyday trade-offs we make when we choose our food. Describes the chemicals used, why they are added and how we can make intelligent, informed decisions about the food we eat
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TX 553 .A3 F6643 2008.

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