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K8-51: MICROWAVE OVEN 7 years 11 months ago #685

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ID Code: K8-51
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 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 in your face after it is removed from the oven. USE EXTREME CAUTION IN HEATING WATER.

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K8-51: MICROWAVE OVEN 7 years 4 months ago #1611

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An amusing blog post on microwave ovens what-if.xkcd.com/131/

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