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Crystals

Look into our crystal ball … so that Tim and Moby can tell you everything you ever wanted to know about crystals! In this BrainPOP UK movie, they’ll clue you in to the mineral composition of some common crystals, and they’ll even tell you about some crystals like salt or sugar that you might have sitting in your kitchen cupboard right now! In this educational, animated movie you’ll discover how the elements that comprise a crystal affect how it looks, even diamonds! In the process, you’ll learn how crystals get their colour and why they form in such regular, geometric shapes like trigonal and isometric. You’ll also discover why scientists would ever want to x-ray a rock and why your calculator uses liquid crystals! Rock on!

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Crystals