The Lecture Demonstration Facility at the University of Maryland is designed to help faculty spark student interest, identify misconceptions, help students make predictions, facilitate discussion, and reinforce curricular concepts.
View our library of over 1,600 demonstrations.
Teaching a course and want to know some popular demonstrations used by previous teachers? Took a class and want to remember a demonstration used? Take a look here!
Need a hand placing a request for a demonstration? Click here for a guide.
Test your physics knowledge and get ideas for demonstrations for your own classroom with our weekly physics question.
In addition to classroom integration, the Lecture Demonstration Facility is home to public outreach programs and partnerships. The most famous of these, Physics is Phun, has a long history of making physics accessible to the community.
See more information on our variety of outreach programs.