Purpose:Demonstrate operation and experimentation with a microwave oven.
Description:A microwave oven is provided along with a number of accessories to carry out a variety of demonstration experiments. Some of the things that you can do include: (1) Use the small neon sensors to try to see the standing wave patterns of the microwaves in the oven, (2) Make a light bulb glow by turning on the oven, (3) Create artificial lightning discharges with a candle, (4) Make sparks with a CD.
DANGER: If you heat water, be aware that it can become superheated, and explode after it is removed from the oven. Use caution in heating water.