Monthly Archives: August 2011
Posted on August 1, 2011 by Arbor Scientific
Bottle rocket launchers can be a great way to increase interest as your class kicks off this Fall. We’ve collected some tips for how to get more out of these rocket powered demonstrations and launch your students into the world of force and motion in full Cool Stuff fashion.
Hold a friendly contest to engage interest [...]
This post was posted in CoolStuff Newsletters, Force & Motion and was tagged with pressure, projectile motion, Bottle Rocket Launcher, Force and Motion
Posted on August 1, 2011 by Buzz Putnam
The Resonance Bowl can be traced back to ancient Tao tradition in China during the Han Dynasty (202 BC - AD 9) making this an ancient, but still highly effective, way to discuss and demonstrate behavior of waves and their interactions. Fill the bowl with water, rub the handles just the right way, and water [...]
This post was posted in CoolStuff Newsletters, Sound & Waves and was tagged with Resonance Bowl, Standing Wave, Sound and Waves