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Jul 21, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 337, "Bridge Engineering" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Ralph Tudor (Tudor Engineering Co.), consulting engineer and former Under Secretary of the Interior reports on new design advances in the growing field of structural engineering; the animal of the week is the Mynah bird.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Bridges, Structural Engineering
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Jul 20, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Jul 20, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 167, "Tropical Medicine" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How new developments in micro-biology have helped scientists solve problems of difficult tropical diseases; features guest scientists Dr. Morris Stewart and Dr. Ralph Houlihan; the animal of the week is a gibbon.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Tropical medicine, Diseases
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Jul 20, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 387, "Rocket Propulsion" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. What scientists are learning about propellants for space engines; features guest scientist Dr. Howard S. Seifert (United Technology Corp., President of American Rocket Society); the animal of the week is the toucan.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Rockets, Engines, Propellants
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Jul 20, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 430, "Science of Baking" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Ruth Andre, ('Ann Pillsbury'), Director of Home Economics for the Pillsbury Company, Minneapolis, demonstrates remarkable scientific advancements in baking; the animal of the week is a golden plover.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Baking
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Jul 20, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 437, "Micro-Electronics" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Miniaturization in the field of computers through new techniques in ceramics, alloys, chemistry, and assembly makes complex instrumentation possible; features guest scientist Gerald Selvin, Sylvania Electronics Systems, Waltham, Mass; the animal of the week is reptiles from Accra Ghana.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Microelectronics
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Jul 19, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 512, "Hydraulic Engineering" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Scientific improvements upon nature in the search for methods of controlling the waterways of the world; features guest scientist Dr. Hans Einstein (Hydraulic Engineering, UC); the animal of the week is decorator crabs.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Hydraulic Engineering
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Jul 19, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Jul 19, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 513, "Hematology" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Laboratory and clinical studies of the life cycle of hemoglobin; features guest scientist Dr. Stanley Schrier (Stanford); the animal of the week is a gila monster.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Hematology
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Jul 19, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 516, "Electronics in Medicine" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Clinical and surgical uses of electronic instrumentation discussed and demonstrated; features guest scientist Dr. Noel P. Thompson (Palo Alto Medical Research Foundation); the animal of the week is a ringtailed lemur.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Medical Electronics
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Jul 19, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 517, "Story of Helium" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The unique applications of this colorless, odorless, tasteless and inert gas, first detected in the sun; features guest scientist Dr. Gerhard Cook, Union Carbide Corporation; the animal of the week is elephant seals.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Helium
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Jul 18, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 518, "Ulcers" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. History of the detection, prevention and treatment of this chronic and common ailment; features guest scientist Dr. Stewart Tuttle (UCLA); the animal of the week is poodles.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Ulcers
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Jul 18, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 519, "Supersonic Transport" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Wind tunnel testing of a supersonic transport plane designed to span the continent in 75 minutes; features guest scientist Mr. Lloyd Jones (Vehicle-Aerodynamics, Ames Research Center); the animal of the week is a redtail hawk, barn owl, and grey horned owl.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Supersonic Transport, Wind tunnel
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Jul 18, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 520, "The Eye" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Laboratory studies of eye movements and perception, using newly developed electronic research facilities; features guest scientist Dr. Arthur Jampolsky (Eye Research Institute, Presbyterian Medical Center); the animal of the week is an albino gopher.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Eye
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Jul 18, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 544, "Oceanarium Research" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Marineland of the Pacific combines science with pleasure; features guest scientists William Monaham (General Manager), Dave Brown (Mammals), and John Prescott (Fishes) from Marineland of the Pacific; the animal of the week is penguins.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Marine Aquarium
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Jul 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 395, "New Techniques in Brain Surgery" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Glenn O. Cross, neurosurgeon, will demonstrate two new surgical procedures that correct congenital brain damage; operation film sequences, St. Joseph's Hospital; the animal of the week is tarantulas.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Surgery, Brains
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Jul 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 380, "The New Age of Glaciers" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Father Bernard Hubbard, S. J., Santa Clara University, world-famous 'Glacier Priest' will demonstrate the saga of the great rivers of ice and how they shape the earth's surface. A special look at the proposed Bering Sea dam; the animal of the week is an echidna and a rabbit-bandicoot.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Glaciers
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Jul 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 347, "Medical Uses of Hypnosis" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. One of the newest techniques in anesthesia and healing will be demonstrated by David B. Cheek, M.D., Mt. Zion and Children's Hospitals; features guest scientist David B. Check, M.D. (Mt. Zion Hospital); the animal of the week is a Giant Anteater.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Hypnosis
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Jul 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 344, "Story of the Piano" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Theodore Steinway, fifth generation member of the famed piano firm, demonstrates the science of musical sound production on this complex instrument; features guest Theodore Steinway (Steinway Piano Co.); the animal of the week is a Rhodesian ridgeback.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Piano
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Jul 13, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 343, "Peacetime Nuclear Explosions" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How the world's most destructive energy is being used to enrich our economy; features guest scientists Dr. Gerald Johnson and Dr. Harold Brown (UC Livermore Radiation Lab); the animal of the week is a Steller's Jay.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Nuclear Explosions
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Jul 13, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 331, "Man-Made Crystals" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Artificial quartz crystals and their use in land, sea and air communication; features guest scientist Dr. W. L. Bond (Bell Telephone Lab.); the animal of the week is the Rocky Mountain marmot.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Crystals, Communication
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Jul 13, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 329, "Anesthesiology" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Stuart C. Cullen, M.D., University of California Medical Center explains new discoveries in the changing field of anesthesia; features guest scientist Stuart C. Cullen; the animal of the week is a sea lion.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Anesthesia
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Jul 13, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 326, "The Story of Cortisone" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The research and development of new pharmaceuticals and their place in the advance of medicine. Research scientist from Merck; features guest scientists Dr. Karl Pfister and Dr. Jacob Van de Kamp; the animal of the week is a guinea pig.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Pharmaceuticals, Cortisone
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Jul 12, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 322, "Freeways of the Sky" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The speed and complexity of the jet age brings traffic problems to the airways. Demonstrations and explanations by Civil Aeronautics Administration personnel on procedures and problems of air traffic control; features guest Miss V. MacCracken and Fred M. Marks; the animal of the week is an Atlantic horseshoe crab.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Air traffic
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Jul 12, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 319, "Electronic Challenge" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How a brand new invention, the electonic radar sweep, will provide round-the-clock warning and protection for the country's boundaries and seacoasts; features guest scientist Dr. Nicholas Begovich (Hughes Aircraft Company); the animal of the week is a South American grison (weasel).   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Electronics, Radar
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Jul 12, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 242, "The New Submarine Era" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. An authoritative look at our Navy's guided missile and atom-powered submarines; features guests Rear Admiral John R. Redman and Commanders William Heronemus and Edwin Kinter; the animal of the week is the sargo.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Submarine
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Jul 12, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 195, "Science of Sports" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How a knowledge of the laws of motion and other basic science principles helps athletes in basketball, golf, baseball, tennis and other games; features guest scientist Dr. John E. Nixon (Stanford); the animal of the week is a paca.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Sports, Science
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Jul 11, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 192, "Solar Energy" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The work of the Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey in developing the new solar battery and recent study of the sun as a source of energy, heat and power; features guest scientist Gerald L. Pearson (Bell Telephone Laboratories); the animal of the week is the Mexican jumping bean (Cydia saltitans).   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Solar energy
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Jul 11, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 190, "Valley of 10,000 Smokes" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Father Bernard Hubbard, S.J., Santa Clara University, returns with another of his exploration adventures in his story of the famous volcano valley of Alaska; the animal of the week is a baby bactrian camel.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Ten Thousand Smokes, Valley of
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Jul 11, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 189, "Food Research" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. New scientific research and developments in the field of food processing and preservation, from fruit concentrates to atomic hamburgers; features guest scientist Dr. Ira I. Somers; the animal of the week is a howler monkey.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Food, Food Preservation
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Jul 11, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 188, "Identification" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The science of finding and cataloguing minute individual differences that set every person in the world apart from all others - fingerprints, hair, teeth, and other methods of identification; features guest scientist Dr. Douglas M. Kelley; the animal of the week is a howler monkey.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Identification
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Jul 8, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 182, "Making Medicine" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The exacting science of pharmacy with a review of the latest methods of preparing medicines; features guest scientist Professor Stephan Dean (UC) and Ralph R. Pletcher; the animal of the week is a raccoon.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Medicine
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Jul 8, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 180, "Searching Tropical Seas" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How icthyologists explore the tropical Pacific with speargun and camera; features guest scientist Dr. Robert Harry (George Vanderbilt Foundation, Stanford); the animal of the week is a trapdoor spider.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Tropical
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Jul 8, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 179, "Transistors/What's New in Electronics" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The newest discoveries and inventions that are basic to present day living and industry in the field of electronics. Special Guest Scientists from the RCA David Sarnoff Laboratories, Princeton, NJ.; features guest scientist Dr. Schuyler Christian; the animal of the week is a Mexican donkey.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Transistors, Electronics
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Jul 8, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 178, "Religious Archeology" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How present-day scholars have discovered the origins of many of the beginnings of our rich heritage in religion; features guest scientist Dr. Jack Finegan (Pacific School of Religion); the animal of the week is bears. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Archaeology and religion
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Jul 8, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 177, "Oxygen" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The life-giving element; its place in the world of plants and animals and its use in medical science; features guest scientist Dr. Charles C. Wycoff (San Francisco General Hospital); the animal of the week is a possum.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Oxygen
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Jul 7, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 175, "Termites" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Richard L. Doutt, University of California, will trace the life cycle of these social insects and demonstrate how science copes with the serious problems they create; features guest scientist Dr. Richard L. Doutt (University of California); the animal of the week is a woolly monkey.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Termites
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Jul 7, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 174, "Miracle of the Seed" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The fascinating story of seeds in the life cycle of plants. How new seeds are developed and used. Guest scientist from Northrup, King & Co; features guest scientist L.W. Corbett (Northrup, King & Co.); the animal of the week is snakes.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Seeds
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Jul 7, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 173, "Desert Enemies" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Dr. Herbert L. Stahnke, Arizona State College, will demonstrate with living tarantulas, gila monsters, and scorpions, the defensive and offensive uses of animal poisons; featues guest scientist Dr. Herbert L. Stahnke (Arizona State College); the animal of the week is baby turtles.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Scorpion, Gila Monster
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Jul 7, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 172, "Cosmography" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. A new science concerned with the place of man in the universe in terms of time, space, matter, and energy; features guest scientist Dr. Harlow Shapley (Harvard University); the animal of the week is a Shetland pony.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Cosmography, Universe, Time, Space, Matter, Energy
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Jul 7, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 170, "Work, Energy, and Power" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Some of the basic principles of physics involved in commonplace mechanical devices and the shys of the laws of motion; features guest scientist Dr. Harvey E. White (UC); the animal of the week is an orangutan.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Work, Energy, Power, Physics
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Jul 6, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 169, "Photosynthesis - Today and Tomorrow" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. What happens when green plants begin to manufacture food. How isotopic tracers are used in the study of photosynthesis; features guest scientist Dr. Melvin Calvin (UC); the animal of the week is a Mexican fire-bellied squirrel.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Photosynthesis
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Jul 6, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 168, "Controlled Explosions" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How scientists control energy produced by chemical explosions and put this knowledge to beneficial use; features guest scientist Dr. Thomas C. Poulter (Stanford Research Institute); the animal of the week is an abalone.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Explosions
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Jul 6, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 165, "Hook, Line, and Science" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How scientists located vast new tuna fishing grounds in the Pacific and the unique methods by which the discovery was brought about; features guest scientists Dr. Don McKernan and Dr. O. Elton Sette (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service); the animal of the week is an African chameleon.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Fishing, Tuna
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jul 5, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 164, "Story of Painting" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. A famous artist reviews 20,000 years of man's urge to draw and paint - from cave decorations to modern art; features guest Millard Sheets (Los Angeles County Art Institute); the animal of the week is a box crab.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Painting
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Jul 5, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 162, "Wheel and Rails" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The interesting development of rails and roadbeds; the why of wheels, bearings, and friction; and the continuing research into better railroad equipment; features guest scientist Stanley Houston (Southern Pacific Co.); the animal of the week is a Barbary ape.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Wheels, Rails, Friction
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Jul 5, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 158, "Drilling for Oil" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Howard Vesper, President, California Research Corporation, will demonstrate new scientific methods of oil extraction from both under sea and land; features guest scientist Howard Vesper; the animal of the week is a kinkajou.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Oil
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jul 1, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 156, "Ten-Legged Sea Dwellers" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. A close look at the biology and environment of marine exo-skeletal animals - lobsters, shrimps, prawns, crabs - and their importance as food; features guest scientist William Ellis Ripley (California Department of Fish and Game); the animal of the week is bantams.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Exo-skeleton, Lobster, Shrimp, Crab, Marine
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Jul 1, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 154, "Aero Medicine" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. What science is learning in the conquest of space about the ability of the human body to withstand strains of high speed, pressures, and atmospheric conditions; features guest scientists Dr. John Lawrence, Dr. Cornelius Tobias, Captain William Orlob; the animal of the week is an angel fish and babies.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Pressure
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Jul 1, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 153, "Rivers of Ice" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. World-famed 'Glacier Priest,' Father B. R. Hubbard, S.J., Santa Clara University, will demonstrate the how of the powerful remnants of the Ice Age; features guest Father B. R., S. J. Hubbard (Santa Clara University); the animal of the week is a baby California ground squirrel.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Glacier
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jul 1, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 151, "The Science of Money" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The function of money in the modern world; its history from wampum to wooden nickels and greenbacks; features guest scientist Dr. Edward S. Shaw (Stanford University); the animal of the week is a baby goat.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Money
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jul 1, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 149, "X-Rays" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The unique power of x-rays to reveal the otherwise invisible; practical applications - anatomy, crystal and alloy structures, and a look into the future of x-ray microscopy; features guest scientist Dr. Paul Kirkpatrick (Stanford); the animal of the week is the Giant Horned Frog.   Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film  
Topic: X-rays
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Jun 24, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 148, "Story of the Alphabet" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The evolution of written communication and how sound and word symbols have been developed since Stone Age man; features guest scientist Dr. Lloyd Reynolds (Reed College); the animal of the week is a condor. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Alphabet
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Jun 24, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 147, "Radar Defense Screen" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The ceaseless search of the skies by electronic sentinels to protect us against enemies by air; features guest scientist Brigadier General James W. Andrew, (USAF); the animal of the week is a hawk-headed parrot. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Radar defense networks
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jun 15, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 142, "Superstitions" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How and why people react to age-old superstitions, legends, omens and folklore; features guest scientist Dr. Douglas M. Kelley (UC); the animal of the week is a 2-headed Australian lizard. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Superstition
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Jun 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 140, "The Heart/Know Your Heart" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Basic facts everyone should understand about the human heart and recent medical discoveries in cardio vascular research; features guest scientists Dr. Francis L. Chamberlain and Dr. Earl Miller; the animal of the week is a toucan. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Heart, Cardiovascular system, Cardiopulmonary system
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jun 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 139, "Improving on Nature" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The science of applied genetics and how it is used in the development of new and better kinds of plants and animals; features guest scientist Dr. David Regnery (Stanford University); the animal of the week is an iguana. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Genetics
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jun 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 135, "The Submarine" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Undersea travel - from Ancient Greece to modern times - including a look at its atomic-energized future; features guests Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood; the animal of the week is a civet cat. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Submarines (Ships)
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Jun 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 138, "Romance of Printing" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. From the invention of moveable type, which opened new vistas of communication among peoples, to modern techniques; features guest scientist Karl Hoffman; the animal of the week is a king crab. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Printing
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Jun 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 128, "Indian Culture" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How Early American Indians lived, their legends and artistic accomplishments. How they devised clothing from resources of their environment; features guest scientist Dr. Frederic H. Douglas (Denver Art Museum); the animal of the week is a sulphur-crested cockatoo. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: First Nations (North America), Native Americans, Indians of North America--Material culture
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Jun 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 111, "Safety At Work" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. How science solves the problems of continually safeguarding people. Practical demonstrations of the parallel advance of technology and worker welfare; features guest scientist Thomas Soule; the animal of the week is a baby polar bear. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Industrial safety, Job safety, Safety of workers, Occupational safety and health
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jun 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 107, "The Earth's Origin" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action. Newest scientific theories of how our planet and its satellite, the moon, were formed; features guest scientist Dr. Harold C. Urey (Nobel prize winner, the University of Chicago); the animal of the week is a Honolulu flatfish. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Earth (Planet)--Origin
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jun 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 104, "How Ants Live" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. The complex community organization of ants - Nature's closest approach to human society; features guest scientist Dr. Edward S. Ross (California Academy of Sciences); the animal of the week is a spotted skunk. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Ants
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jun 14, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 97, "Rain-Making" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Facts and fables about man's efforts to control a natural phenomenon; features guest scientist Dr. Philip Church (University of Washington); the animal of the week is crayfish and gastroliths. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topic: Rain-making
California Academy of Sciences Films & Videos
Jun 10, 2022 California Academy of Sciences
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Episode 112, "High Altitude Survival" of the California Academy of Sciences' television program 'Science in Action'. Problems of igloo life at 18,000 feet on the slopes of Mt. McKinley; features guest scientist Dr. Bradford Washburn (Director, Boston Museum of Science); the animal of the week are two Eskimo huskies. Source: 1 reel of 1; 16mm film
Topics: Survival, Eskimos--Alaska--Social life and customs