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Interactive video lesson plan for: Chemistry Dubstep

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Check these samples. Created solely from sounds recorded in our labs. Music/video by Dave & Adam - check their channel for more creations:

Behind the scenes (including interview with Dave and Adam):

See Brady's previous collaboration with Dave from Boy in a Band - the Golden Ratio song for numberphile at

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From the School of Chemistry at The University of Nottingham:

Periodic Videos films are by video journalist Brady Haran:

Brady's other channels include: (Physics and astronomy) (Numbers and maths)

For detailed video about some of the reactions in this video, try these previous periodicvideos.

The "burning ice" at the start:
Rubber hose frozen in liquid nitrogen:
Bung popping out during prep for barking dog:
Hydrogen balloon explosion:
Dry ice in sink and bubbling:
Screaming jelly baby (pink fire in tube):
C02 canon:
Barking dog (blue flame in big tube):
CO2 in film canisters:

(Note: these are not the clips we recorded specially for the music video - rather they are longer videos in which they appear)

Tagged under: chemistry,periodicvideos,periodic table,periodic table videos,nottingham,chemicals,dubstep

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