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Five Demonstrations for the First Day of Class!
Five Demonstrations for the First Day of Class!

Subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Five Demonstrations for the First Day of Class! On the first day of school, it is a good idea to show a demonstration that...

Doing the Wave: Connecting Physics to Baseball
Doing the Wave: Connecting Physics to Baseball

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Ever heard the crack of a bat when a hitter launches a homerun? Well there’s a wave that’s responsible for that...

Standing Waves Like You've Never Seen Them Before
Standing Waves Like You've Never Seen Them Before

Click Here to subscribe to our CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog in released. Featured Products Standing Waves Like You've Never Seen Them Before  A standing wave is formed when two identical traveling waves continually pass through...

Big Standing Wave - Small Effort!
Big Standing Wave - Small Effort!

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Big Standing Wave - Small Effort! A standing wave is formed when two identical traveling waves continually pass through the same...

Resonance Bowl: The Original Standing Wave Demo!
Resonance Bowl: The Original Standing Wave Demo!

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products The Resonance Bowl can be traced back to ancient Tao tradition in China during the Han Dynasty (202 BC – AD...

Making Ripples in Your Lecture Just Got Easier
Making Ripples in Your Lecture Just Got Easier

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Every once in a while we come across something that has the chance to make a real difference in the classroom...

Captivate Your Students on Valentine's Day
Captivate Your Students on Valentine's Day

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Featured Products Show Them the Speed of Light, Using a Chocolate Bar! If you have the typical classroom, your students will be a...

Polarization
Polarization

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. You may not be aware of it, but polarized light is all around you. Do you have an LCD flat screen television, a...

Back to School: Getting off to a Good Start
Back to School: Getting off to a Good Start

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. Each new school year offers endless possibilities for igniting student interest in science. The principles students study in your classroom touch every aspect...

Sound and Waves: Good Vibrations Part 2
Sound and Waves: Good Vibrations Part 2

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. In the previous issue of CoolStuff you were introduced to a number of activities that reveal some of the unique properties of waves....

Sound and Waves: Good Vibrations Part 1
Sound and Waves: Good Vibrations Part 1

Click Here to subscribe to the CoolStuff Newsletter and get notified when our next blog is released. A wave is a disturbance that transports energy from one place to another without the transfer of matter. After a wave passes through...