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PHYS104


P4-04: COSMIC RAYS

Purpose: Demonstrate the existence of cosmic rays.

B3-03: LEVER - WRECKING BAR

Category: B3 Simple Machines

Purpose: Demonstrate the mechanical advantage of a lever

D4-22: MONORAIL CAR

Category: D4 Gyroscopes

Purpose: Demonstrate gyroscopic stability

H4-34: GUITAR AND OSCILLOSCOPE

Category: H4 Music

Purpose: Illustrate how a guitar works

I1-63: HYDROGEN EXPLOSION

Purpose: Produce a hydrogen explosion

C5-19: ACTION AND REACTION - INSTRUCTOR AND CART

Purpose: Demonstrate action-reaction pairs in a dramatic way

I2-10: DEWARS - SILVERED AND UNSILVERED

Purpose: Illustrate the function of silvering a dewar

I2-12: RADIATION FROM COLD OBJECT

Purpose: Show radiation from a cold object

N2-02: DIFFRACTION SPECTRA - THREE SOURCES - EXPENDABLE GRATINGS

Category: N2 Line Spectra

Purpose: Demonstrate diffraction spectrum of white light along with line spectra of mercury and cadmium.

C5-17: ROCKET BOTTLE

Purpose: Illustrate the rocket principle in a dramatic way

G2-07: PSYCHOACOUSTIC VIBRATION TRANSDUCER

Purpose: Challenge your students to recognize pseudoscience while illustrating resonance

C4-34: GALILEO'S EXPERIMENT - MASSES IN FREE FALL

Purpose: Show that the acceleration of bodies in free fall is independent of mass

C5-32: SAILING UPWIND - HAIRDRYER AND SAILBOAT

Purpose: Illustrate sailing upwind

C7-23: MEDICINE BALL AND SKATEBOARD

Category: C7 Collisions

Purpose: Demonstrate large-scale collisions

D1-52: FAIRGROUND ROTOR

Purpose: Illustrate the application of rotational forces

D1-44: ACCELEROMETERS AND FRAMES OF REFERENCE

Purpose: Demonstrate the direction of the acceleration in both rotational and translational coordinate systems

I5-15: ADIABATIC EXPANSION OF CARBON DIOXIDE

Purpose: Illustrate adiabatic cooling by producing dry ice

K8-42: RADIOWAVES - ENERGY AND DIPOLE PATTERN

Purpose: Demonstrates transmission of energy in electromagnetic waves. Shows the radiation pattern of the dipole antenna

C2-21 PROJECTILES DROPPED AND SHOT

Purpose: Demonstrate the independence of horizontal and vertical components of motion

P4-01: Radiation Monitor (Geiger Counter)

Purpose: Demonstrates radioactivity, the Radiation Monitor (Geiger Counter), and some differences between alpha, beta, and gamma radiation
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