Discoveries of Joseph Priestley: videos on Carbon Monoxide, Ammonia and Nitrous Oxide
The Friends of Joseph Priestley House have released videos of Priestley’s discoveries. The videos include: a review of his discovery, a demonstration of the discovery process in a modern laboratory and a discussion of the hazards and uses of the gas.
Viewers of the videos are asked to complete a brief survey
Carbon monoxide discovery here http://www.josephpriestleyhouse.org/learn/discoveries-of-joseph-priestley-carbon-monoxide/
Ammonia discovery here. http://www.josephpriestleyhouse.org/learn/discoveries-of-joseph-priestley-ammonia/
Nitrous oxidediscovery here: http://www.josephpriestleyhouse.org/learn/discoveries-of-joseph-priestley-nitrous-oxide/
Partial funding for the carbon monoxide discovery video was provided by the Susquehanna Valley Local Section through an American Chemical Society Local Section Innovative Program Grant (January 2013 round).
Partial funding for the Ammonia discovery video was from a Merck Cherokee Neighbor of Choice grant.
Partial funding of the Nitrous Oxide video was from Department of Anesthesiology, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
These videos are used in the museum to explain Priestley’s achievements to visitors.