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Magical Metals: How Shape Memory Alloys Work
From ted.com, produced by TED education
From robots to braces to the Mars Rover, see how a special kind of metal called shape memory alloys advance technology in everyday ways that we don’t always realize.  (04:46)
December 27, 2012 at 03:08 PM
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Metallic Nature - Khan Academy
From YouTube, produced by Salman Khan
Salman Khan of Khan Academy discusses the metal components of the atomic table. (09:28)
Found by teresahopson in Metals
June 18, 2014 at 07:33 PM
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Nickel
From periodicvideos.com, produced by Brady Haran
The professors at the University of Nottingham share interesting facts  about nickel. For example, did you know some people are allergic to nickel? (01:39)
Found by tyler.arnold in Metals
August 30, 2012 at 07:53 PM
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Vanadium
From periodicvideos.com, produced by Brady Haran
Here is a quick video that discusses some of the properties of vanadium and a few of the compounds it forms.  (01:11)
Found by tyler.arnold in Metals
August 30, 2012 at 07:28 PM
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Properties of Zinc
From periodicvideos.com, produced by Brady Haran
Zinc is far from boring. Chemists in the lab at the University of Nottingham perform a reaction with a zinc compound and it looks like he he shoots flames from a syringe.  (03:16)
Found by tyler.arnold in Metals
August 30, 2012 at 09:07 PM
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Chemistry of Cobalt
From periodicvideos.com, produced by Brady Haran
The professors at the University of Nottingham discuss the applications of cobalt. It has magnetic properties that make it useful in older types of color televisions.  (01:42)
Found by tyler.arnold in Metals
August 30, 2012 at 07:51 PM
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Chromium
From periodicvideos.com, produced by Brady Haran
Chromium is used as a coating for other metals to give it a shine. It has been used on car bumpers since the 1930's. The professors at the University of Nottingham talk about some of the properties and common compounds of chromium.  (01:54)
Found by tyler.arnold in Metals
August 30, 2012 at 07:34 PM
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Chemistry of Manganese
From periodicvideos.com, produced by Brady Haran
Did you know manganese is used to make plastic water bottles? In this video, the professors at the University of Nottingham describe some applications of Mn.  (02:17)
Found by tyler.arnold in Metals
August 30, 2012 at 07:41 PM
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Freezing the Liquid Metal Mercury - SOLID
From YouTube
Mercury is a very interesting element but it can be hard to come by. More than likely your chemistry teacher doesn't have a large sample of mercury for you to see. In this video you can see liquid mercury freeze in some snow, and then see how dense m... [more]
Found by tyler.arnold in Metals
September 30, 2012 at 05:42 PM
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