Bill Hammack introduces a five-video series on Michael Faraday’s lectures on The Chemical History of a Candle. He shares details of the series’ free companion book that helps modern viewers understand each lecture — details at http://ift.tt/L3nz3Z. He describe other features that help viewers, including a commentary track and closed captions for each lecture. ►Free Companion book to this video series http://ift.tt/290WlO9 Text of Every Lecture | Essential Background | Guides to Every Lecture | Teaching Guide & Student Activities In these lectures Michael Faraday’s careful examination of a burning candle reveals the fundamental concepts of chemistry, while at the same time superbly demonstrating the scientific method. LINKS TO OTHER VIDEOS IN THIS SERIES ► Lectures (1/6) Introduction to Michael Faraday’s Chemical History of a Candle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrHnLXMTOWM (2/6) Lecture One: A Candle: Sources of its Flame https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W0MHZ4jb4A (3/6) Lecture Two: Brightness of the Flame https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8vSLgaW9WQ (4/6) Lecture Three: Products of Combustion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31pLJyReFXw (5/6) Lecture Four: The Nature of the Atmosphere https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1DWHeouJYM (6/6) Lecture Five: Respiration & its Analogy to the Burning of a Candle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fb4RoPEtwso ► Bonus Videos: Lectures with Commentary Lecture One: A Candle: Sources of its Flame (Commentary version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ce0g0e9NmgQ Lecture Two: Brightness of the Flame (Commentary version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grWNnVB9B-4 Lecture Three: Products of Combustion (Commentary version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s8anLurWp0 Lecture Four: The Nature of the Atmosphere (Commentary version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLgxPKU-JsI Lecture Five: Respiration & its Analogy to the Burning of a Candle (Commentary version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCmZfnT6_M4 ►Subscribe now! https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=engineerguyvideo ►Become an advanced viewer of Engineer Guy videos – help evaluate early drafts http://ift.tt/1Ckd9du COMPANION BOOK DETAILS The companion book is available as an ebook, in paperback and hardcover — and for free as a PDF. Details on all versions are at http://ift.tt/290WlO9 Michael Faraday’s The Chemical History of a Candle with Guides to the Lectures, Teaching Guides & Student Activities Bill Hammack & Don DeCoste 190 pages | 5 x 8 | 14 illustrations Hardcover (Casebound) | ISBN 978-0-9838661-8-0 | $24.95 Paper| ISBN 978-1-945441-00-4| $11.99 eBook | ISBN 978-0-9839661-9-7 | $3.99 Audience: 01 — General Trade Subjects SCI013000 SCIENCE / Chemistry / General SCI028000 SCIENCE / Experiments & Projects SCI000000 SCIENCE / General EDU029030 EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Science & Technology This book introduces modern readers to Michael Faraday’s great nineteenth-century lectures on The Chemical History of a Candle. This companion to the YouTube series contains supplemental material to help readers appreciate Faraday’s key insight that “there is no more open door by which you can enter into the study of science than by considering the physical phenomena of a candle.” Through a careful examination of a burning candle, Faraday’s lectures introduce readers to the concepts of mass, density, heat conduction, capillary action, and convection currents. They demonstrate the difference between chemical and physical processes, such as melting, vaporization, incandescence, and all types of combustion. And the lectures reveal the properties of hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide, including their relative masses and the makeup of the atmosphere. The lectures wrap up with a grand, and startling, analogy: by understanding the chemical behavior of a candle the reader can grasp the basics of respiration. To help readers understand Faraday’s key points this book has an “Essential Background” section that explains in modern terms how a candle works, introductory guides for each lecture written in contemporary language, and seven student activities with teaching guides. Author Bios Bill Hammack is a Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Illinois—Urbana, where he focuses on educating the public about engineering and science. He is the creator and host of the popular YouTube channel engineerguyvideo. Don DeCoste is a Specialist in Education in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois—Urbana, where he teaches freshmen and pre-service high school chemistry teachers. He is the co-author of four chemistry textbooks.
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