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You & Me & UV (1999)

Enviro-Tacklebox

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Educational

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-10-27

Duration: 00:19:07

Subjects: Butterflies | Ozone layer | Skin cancer | Educational films | Science | Ultraviolet radiation

Contributors:

  • Grandy, Greg Host
  • Gautreaux, Kevin Producer
  • Azene, Hendekea Speaker
  • Nunes, Daniel Speaker
  • Smith, Molly Speaker
  • Ross, Gary Noel Interviewee
  • Klasine, Leo Interviewee
  • Parry, Edward L. Interviewee

Description

In this episode of the series “Enviro-Tacklebox” from October 27, 1999, host Greg Grandy explores ultraviolet radiation, which is a part of the electromagnetic spectrum. He interviews: Dr. Gary Noel Ross, a lepidopterist, who discusses how butterflies use UV to find food; Dr. Leo Klasine, an atmospheric chemist, who discusses the effect of UV on the ozone layer; and Dr. Edward L. Parry, a dermatologist, who discusses how UV can damage skin and cause skin cancer.