Connections 1

This ten volume series was made in 1978 by turning science into a detective story, James Burke creates a series that will fascinate students and adults alike. This interdisciplinary approach has never before been applied to history or science and it succeeds tremendously. Winner of the Red Ribbon in the American Film Festival, the scope of the series covers 19 countries and 150 locations, requiring over 14 months of filming.
The Trigger EffectRunning Time: 0:50:00

James Burke examines the connections between inventions, Thomas Edison, Kodak, George Eastman and motion pictures.

Death in the MorningRunning Time: 0:50:00

James Burke examines the connections between invention, technology, and serendipity.

Distant VoicesRunning Time: 0:50:00

James Burke examines the connections between the age of discovery, invention and colonization.

Faith in NumbersRunning Time: 0:50:00

James Burke examines the connections between chemistry and Napoleon.

The Wheel of FortuneRunning Time: 0:50:00

James Burke examines the connections between astronomy, astrology, alchemy and scientific inquiry.

Thunder in the SkiesRunning Time: 0:50:00

James Burke examines the connections between the Little Ice Age, the Industrial Revolution and technology.

The Long ChainRunning Time: 0:50:00

James Burke examines the connections between the Renaissance, Galileo, and classical physics.

Eat Drink and Be MerryRunning Time: 0:50:00

James Burke examines the connections between the dark ages, the Renaissance, invention and the plague.

CountdownRunning Time: 0:50:00

James Burke examines the connection between technology and the 20th-century.

Yesterday, Tomorrow and YouRunning Time: 0:50:00

James Burke examines the connections between the Bronze Age, Iron Age and ancient Greece.

Series SKUCN
Video Programs10
SubjectsHistory, World History, Science, Social Studies
Supplemental Files1
Released2007
Produced By BBC
Copyright ©1978 BBC
Grade Levels10th Grade through Post Secondary
MARC Records for CN
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