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ASTR 100


H1-02 SPEAKER AND CANDLE

Category: H1 Nature of Sound

Purpose: Demontrates longitudinal behavior of sound waves

H1-01 BELL IN VACUUM

Category: H1 Nature of Sound

Purpose: Demonstrates sound wave requirement for a medium

G4-02 RIPPLE TANK

Purpose: Illustrates wave phenomena water surface

G3-28 SUSPENDED SLINKY

Purpose: Shows longitudinal and transverse traveling waves & standing waves

E2-22 UMBRA AND PENUMBRA

Category: E2 Astronomy

Purpose: Illustrates shadow umbra and penumbra

E1-11: POTENTIAL WELL -MODEL

Purpose: Demonstrates motion of planets or satellites in an inverse square gravitational field

D3-05 ROTATING CHAIR AND BICYCLE WHEEL

Purpose: Illustrates conservation of angular momentum

D3-03 ROTATING CHAIR AND WEIGHTS

Purpose: Illustrates conservation of angular momentum

D3-02: MASS ON STRING - ORBITS WITH VARYING RADIUS

Purpose: Illustrates conservation of angular momentum

D3-01 MASSES SLIDING ON ROTATING CROSSARM

Purpose: Illustrates conservation of angular momentum

C5-14 ROCKET TRIKE

Purpose: Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion

C5-13 WATER ROCKET

Purpose: Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion

C4-52 WEIGHTLESSNESS IN FREE FALL - MASS IN CUP ON POLE

Purpose: Illustrate apparent weightlessness in free fall

C4-33 FREE FALL IN VACUUM - FEATHER AND BALL

Purpose: Demonstrate that bodies that fall with unequal accelerations in air fall with the same acceleration in the absence of air.

C3-12 PENCIL AND PLYWOOD

Purpose: Dramatically demonstrate inertia

C3-05 INERTIA - PEN IN BOTTLE

Purpose: Dramatically demonstrate inertia

C3-02 INERTIA - TABLE CLOTH TRICK

Purpose: Dramatically demonstrate inertia

C2-22 MONKEY AND HUNTER

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