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SECTION I: METHODS OF SCIENCE AND NEWTONIAN MECHANICS

Stable Mates Using magnetic marbles to explore patterns and study the stability of various configurations of marbles.

Java Script Teaches about center of gravity and angle of inclination using coffee cups.

Spinning Sandboxes Play with sand while learning about angular acceleration and moment of intertia!

Sailboats, Ladders and Old Glory Force, vectors, rotational equilibrium, including the second condition of equilibrium.

SECTION II: VIBRATIONS AND SOUND

Free Fleas in Breezy Trees Making clay balls shake on rods to demonstrate resonance and resonant frequencies!

Making Waves Scoth tape and soda straws make for a lesson in wave patterns, frequecy, wavelength, and different kinds of waves, including standing waves!

SECTION III: FLUIDS

The Biggest Fritos® Always Rise to the Top Yup, Fritos®. Density, mixing, Bernoulli‚Äôs principle, etc. Experiments you can eat are always the best!
 

SECTION IV: HEAT AND TEMPERATURE

Seven Percent Solution Specific Heat, Thermal Equilibrium, beakers, thermometers. You get the idea.
 

SECTION V: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

Tesla's Domain Household magnets, batteries, wires and compasses are all that are needed to explore magnetic fields, electromagnets, field strength and patterns and lots more!
 

SECTION VI: LIGHT AND OPTICS

Optics - the Heiligenschein Refraction in Jello! Index of refraction, fiber optics, neat stuff. Have you ever asked yourself what something called Snell's Law has to do with a word like Heiligenschein? And what does that have to do with spooky nights?
 

SECTION VII: MODERN PHYSICS

Rutherford Revisited Re-creating Rutherford's breakthrough scattering experiment with wood and marbles. Shows indirect observation without all the messy radioactivity.

Quantum Numbers Quantum mechanics, the strangest of all the sciences, is explained with rubber bands and pegboards. Quantum energy levels, quarks and the Simpsons. It's all in here.

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