# 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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• #### J4-01 PARALLEL PLATE CAPACITOR

Demonstrates that potential difference across a capacitor is proportional to the plate separation Read More
• #### J4-03: PARALLEL PLATE CAPACITOR - SERIES CAPACITORS

Demonstrate the effect of capacitors in series. Read More
• #### J4-04 PARALLEL PLATE CAPACITOR - IONIZATION OF AIR

Demonstrates the mobility of ions Read More
• #### J4-12: ELECTROSTATIC FORCE - MOVING LUMBER

Demonstrate polarization of water molecules. Read More
• #### J4-13: MATCHSTICK ON NICKLE UNDER GLASS

A simple trick easily solved with the application of electrostatic force and the polar nature of water molecules. Read More
• #### J4-21: COLOR FILTER MODEL OF CHARGED DIELECTRIC

Represent charge separation in a capacitor dielectric. Read More
• #### J4-22 PARALLEL PLATE CAPACITOR WITH DIELECTRIC

Demonstrates that inserting a dielectric into a capacitor increases the capacitance Read More
• #### J4-23: POLARIZATION OF DIELECTRIC - DISSECTIBLE LEYDEN JAR

Demonstrate that energy is stored in a capacitor as charge separation in the dielectric. Read More
• #### J4-24: FORCE ON DIELECTRIC IN ELECTRIC FIELD

Demonstrate the force on a dielectric in an electric field. Read More
• #### J4-31 ENERGY STORED IN A CAPACITOR

Demonstrates that energy is stored in a capacitor and how that energy may be used Read More
• #### J4-32 DISCHARGE OF CAPACITOR WITH BANG

Demonstrates that capacitors store electrical energy Read More
• #### J4-41: CAPACITORS

Display a variety of capacitors Read More
• #### J4-42: CAPACITORS IN SERIES AND PARALLEL

Demonstrate the voltage/charge/capacitance relationships in series and parallel capacitor circuits. Read More
• #### J4-43: CAPACITORS IN SERIES AND PARALLEL WITH PROJECTION METER

Illustrate voltage relations in series and parallel capacitor circuits. Read More