Energetics of Life
- 1972 ----- color ----- 23 min ----- 16mm/vhs
(Written by Mallory Pearce with the assistance of Dan E. Akinson, University of California, Los Angeles) Treats the types and functions of energy in living things: kinetic and potential energy, thermodynamics, free energy and chemical energy. Described in detail are the structure and function of the ATP molecule, photosynthesis and the metabolism of glucose. Emphasizes the ability of the ATP molecule to harness solar energy and use it.
- Topics: (Biology, Chemistry, Physiology)