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PHYS106


P4-04: COSMIC RAYS

Purpose: Demonstrate the existence of cosmic rays.

L6-10: IMAGE LOCATION WITH TV CAMERA - LENS

Category: L6 Lenses

Purpose: Locate both real and virtual images of a convex lens

M7-07: THREE CROSSED POLAROIDS - E FIELD COMPONENTS

Purpose: Demonstrate that electric fields are vectors

K8-04: SPEED OF LIGHT

Purpose: Measure the speed of light

H2-11: SOUND LENS

Purpose: Demonstrate focusing of sound by refraction in a sound lens

N1-07: VARIATION OF SPECTRUM WITH LAMP INTENSITY

Purpose: Demonstrate continuous spectrum as the brightness of the source changes

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.

G2-07: PSYCHOACOUSTIC VIBRATION TRANSDUCER

Purpose: Challenge your students to recognize pseudoscience while illustrating resonance

L2-61: MIRROR TILES WITH LIGHT BULB

Category: L2 Plane Mirrors

Purpose: Show multiple reflections using two mirrors

L2-24: PARTIALLY SILVERED CYLINDER

Category: L2 Plane Mirrors

Purpose: Demonstrate Partially Silvered Surfaces

M4-02: NEWTON'S RINGS - PROJECTION

Purpose: Demonstrate a well-known interference pattern

H2-52: BEATS AND RESONANCE - TUNING BARS

Purpose: To demonstrate beats, and to demonstrate resonance between two identical tuning bar resonators.

K8-42: RADIOWAVES - ENERGY AND DIPOLE PATTERN

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

P2-21 BLACK BODY MODEL

Purpose: Demonstrates that a cavity is blacker than any surface -- making it a good approximation for an ideal black body

P2-13: ELECTRON DIFFRACTION

Purpose: Demonstrates the wave properties of electrons

O4-08: GREEN TOMATO

Purpose: Generates discussion about the variation of index of refraction with color

O3-22 BIDWELL'S DISC

Category: O3 Color Vision

Purpose: Demonstrates positive and negative color afterimages

O2-11 PULFRICH PENDULUM

Category: O2 Visual Latency

Purpose: Demonstrates visual latency and the Pulfrich phenomenon

O2-03: PERSISTENCE OF VISION - MAGIC WAND

Category: O2 Visual Latency

Purpose: Demonstrates the persistence of vision

O1-01: EYE MODEL - OPTICS

Purpose: Demonstrates optics of the eye and corrections of optical defects
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