Quotations About Demonstrations

  • "They make the concepts seem less abstract"
    student in PHYS131, spring 2022
  • "The demonstrations (videos from UMD physics) have proved useful in getting a better visual idea of what certain laws actually mean."
    student in PHYS171, spring 2022
  • "Seeing an actual photoelectric effect circuit work was much more interesting and engaging than simply looking at a diagram"
    student in PHYS420, spring 2022
  • "They’ve demonstrated core physics principles in ways we can see - this thus allows us to begin strengthening our intuition on
    student in PHYS171, 2021
  • "Watching the thing you’re talking about actually happen in front of you instead of just being told or reading that
    student in PHYS272, 2021
  • "Dr. Heidarian showed us how the information we were learning about electrical charges applied to observations we were making about
    student in PHYS122, spring 2022
  • "It has been helpful to visualize a concept and helped me personally to understand it in a more clear sense.
    student in PHYS171, spring 2022
  • "The demos have been very helpful, Shawhan has at least one demo every class to demonstrate various properties of wave
    student in PHYS273, spring 2022
  • "The demonstrations help me visualize the mathematical descriptions of the phenomenon."
    student in PHYS715, fall 2021
  • "Walking in and seeing physical machines sparked my curiosity and increased my will to learn. Also, they helped conceptualize abstract concepts."
    student in PHYS272, 2021
  • "The falling monkey demonstration was really helpful because it allowed me to see how the velocities of the bullet and
    student in PHYS171, 2021
  • "Demonstrations with visual representations of wave phenomenon have helped me understand a lot better than without them (I'm terrible at
    student in PHYS102, 2021
  • "The demonstration was for how waves change in an enclosed space when the size of the space changes. It was
    student in PHYS260, 2021
  • "They have been helpful to me in that they have given me real insight into how physics works in action"
    student in PHYS171, 2021
  • "They have been helpful for demonstrating to me how certain laws of physics work, and by relating them to simple
    student in PHYS131, spring 2022
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