ERIC Number: ED055804
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Cryogenics, the Uncommon Cold, Understanding the Atom Series.
Laquer, Henry L.
This booklet is one in the "Understanding the Atom Series" published by the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission for high school students and their teachers. Reviewed are low temperature research and its application as these subjects are presented: how cold is cold, temperature, thermometers, states of matter, creation of low temperatures, properties and uses of cryogenic liquids, preservation of low temperatures, properties of matter at low temperatures, quantum fluids, and cryogenics as a tool. Numerous photographs and diagrams are utilized and a list of suggested references is included. (PR)
Descriptors: Atomic Theory, Instructional Materials, Matter, Physical Sciences, Resource Materials, Secondary School Science, Temperature
USAEC, P. O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 (Free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Atomic Energy Commission, Oak Ridge, TN. Div. of Technical Information.