PHYS260

G3-04: SHIVE WAVE MACHINE - STANDING WAVES

Purpose: Demonstrate standing waves.

G3-02: SHIVE WAVE MACHINE - SUPERPOSITION OF PULSES

Purpose: Demonstrate constructive and destructive interference using pulses.

G1-35: MASS ON SPRING - EFFICIENT MODEL

Purpose: Illustrate the motion of a mass on a spring.

G1-34: AIR TRACK - SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION

Purpose: Demonstrate simple harmonic motion of a mass held by two springs.

G1-32: MASS ON SPRING - WITH STAND

Purpose: Illustrate SHM.

F4-11: LAMINAR AND TURBULENT FLOW OF AIR

Category: F4 Fluid in Motion
Purpose: Demonstrate laminar and turbulent flow.

G2-05: AIR TRACK - DRIVEN AND DAMPED OSCILLATIONS

Purpose: Illustrate the behavior of a driven and damped oscillator.

F2-23: BUOYANCY PARADOX - INVERTED BLOCK

Category: F2 Buoyancy
Purpose: Illustrate buoyancy in a paradoxical way.

F2-07: BUOYANCY - PEPSI AND DIET PEPSI

Category: F2 Buoyancy
Purpose: Show the difference in density between soft drinks with and without sugar.

F2-04: BUOYANCY - SPHERE AND WATER

Category: F2 Buoyancy
Purpose: Challenge the students' thinking about the buoyant force by considering the question: "Will a round object, without a flat top and bottom surface, experience a buoyant force, as does a cylinder?"

F1-05: DOES WATER SEEK ITS OWN LEVEL?

Purpose: A trick to challenge the students.

F1-04: EQUILIBRIUM TUBES

Purpose: Demonstrate that pressure is transmitted equally throughout a fluid.

F1-02: FLUID PRESSURE VS DEPTH - ANEROID GAUGE

Purpose: Show water pressure versus depth with an aneroid gauge.

G4-31: MOIRE PATTERNS

Purpose: Show a type of interference pattern.

G4-03: RIPPLE TANK - DOPPLER EFFECT

Purpose: Show how wave fronts crowd together in front of and spread out behind a moving source.

M1-01: LASER DIFFRACTION - FIXED SINGLE SLIT

Purpose: Demonstrate single slit diffraction.

J4-51: THEREMIN

Purpose: Demonstrate the theremin

J1-12: INDUCTION - ELECTROSCOPE

Purpose: Demonstrate charging by induction.

J3-02: ELECTRIC FIELD OF RING OF CHARGE - MODEL

Purpose: Aid in the visualization of the electric field of a ring of charge

J4-41: CAPACITORS

Purpose: Display a variety of capacitors
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• I5-01 MECHANICAL EQUIVALENT OF HEAT - SHOT BAG

Demonstrates that heat can be produced from mechanical work Read More
• I5-02: TRANSFORMATION OF MECHANICAL ENERGY INTO HEAT

Demonstrate transformation of mechanical energy into heat. Read More
• I5-03: MECHANICAL EQUIVALENT OF HEAT - JOULE'S METHOD

Determine the mechanical equivalent of heat. Read More

• I5-21: HEATING AIR BY COMPRESSION

Demonstrate heating air by compression. Read More
• I5-22 FIRE SYRINGE

Demonstrates heating air by compression Read More
• I5-31 STEAM ENGINE - STATIONARY

Working model of a steam engine Read More
• I5-32: STIRLING ENGINE

Demonstrates a Stirling engine Read More
• I5-33 STEAM ROLLER

Toy steam roller with real steam engine Read More
• I5-41: ENDOTHERMIC REACTION - ENTROPY

Aid a discussion of entropy. Read More
• I5-51: SPECIFIC HEAT - ALUMINUM AND COPPER

Illustrate calorimitry and to determine experimentally the specific heats of aluminum and of copper. Read More
• I5-52: ELECTRIC CALORIMETER

Determine the equivalence between electrical energy and heat energy (the electrical equivalent of heat). Read More
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