The History of Science
Catalogue Number: BBC004
Subject: History, Science
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: U.S.
Copyright Year: 2010
For 3,000 years, humans have wrestled with the great questions of existence. This fascinating six-part series explains how our knowledge of space, matter, energy, and life has expanded and evolved over time. Viewers learn about many of the household names in science history—including Galileo, Newton, Darwin, and Einstein - as well as other geniuses like Tycho Brahe, who dramatically reshaped our conception of the solar system, and Hennig Brand, the alchemist who helped set a course for modern chemistry. Insightful and entertaining, each program reveals how the upheavals of history have combined with invention and investigation in transforming the human experience.
A BBC Production. 6-part series, 48-51 minutes each.
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