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Recorded from a re-run in the early 1980s here is another programme from the series 'Experiment',
Granada's series of filmed biology and chemistry experiments for secondary school pupils.
Parodied in the first series of the BBC comedy series 'Look Around You', this shows how different from
today programmes for schools were in the 1970s.
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Experiment was so down-to-Earth it didn't even bother with such frivolities as a theme tune or in-vision presenter.
Instead, for the most part, educational film producer Jack Smith's disembodied voice guided the class through some on-screen experiments,
conducted in a plain studio by a faceless white-coated experimenter, the equipment forever shot in impersonal close-up,
with periodic silent pauses as Smith instructed the class to "write that down!" when a result or measurement was shown.
A Kinetic Study Using Spectrophotometry
This programme studies a well-known solution reaction between bromate (v) and bromide ions in the presence of
varying concentrations of hydrogen ions using a spectrophotometer to measure very low concentrations of bromine as it is produced.
Intended for sixth form students.
Written & Presented by Jack Smith
Production Company: Granada Television
Video: DivX 5 720x536 25.00fps 1537Kbps
Audio: MPEG Audio Layer 3 44100Hz 128Kbps
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