This page provides a quick access to all the videos created so far for The Elements Unearthed Project. They will be added here in the order they are created. Please feel free to embed these videos in your own site or use them as you please. They are distributed under a Creative Commons 3.0 License: Attribution Only. Please mention in any usage that they were created by The Elements Unearthed Project. If you use them for educational purposes, either for yourself or in a classroom setting, please let us know how you used them and how well they worked for you, along with any suggestions, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part 2 on beryllium, including the history of the Spor Mt. mine; current mining operations; concentration of bertrandite to beryllium hydroxide at the Delta, Utah plant; final refining to beryllium metal, alloys, and ceramics; and health hazards of beryllium including Chronic Beryllium Disease.
Part 1 of the episode on Beryllium. Includes uses, sources, and geology.
Section from Beryllium Part 1: The Geology of the Bertrandite Deposits of Western Utah
Video Episode 1: “Project Rationale Part A” This is a video overview of the concept, rationale, and objectives of The Elements Unearthed project.
Video Episode 2: “Project Rationale Part B” This is a video overview of the concept, rationale, and objectives of The Elements Unearthed project.
Video Episode 3: “The Periodic Table Part 1: Before Mendeleev” An interview with Dr. Eric Scerri of UCLA on the history and development of the periodic table.
Video Episode 4: “The Periodic Table Part 2: Mendeleev & Beyond” An interview with Dr. Eric Scerri of UCLA on the history and development of the periodic table.
Video Episode 5: “Overview of The Elements Unearthed Project” A short explanation of this project and previous projects my students and I have worked on, created for the PBS Innovative Teachers program.
More episodes will be coming soon.