# Education Center

### Representing Motion (Constant Velocity)

An easy way to introduce students to some of the different representations of motion is to have them investigate the motion of a Constant Velocity Car.

### Representing Motion (Constant Velocity)

An easy way to introduce students to some of the different representations of motion is to have them investigate the motion of a Constant Velocity Car.

### Demonstrating The Fundamentals of Electric Circuits

Create various circuits that cover the conservation of charge, the conservation of energy, the flow of current, and the concept of voltage.

### Demonstrating The Fundamentals of Electric Circuits

Create various circuits that cover the conservation of charge, the conservation of energy, the flow of current, and the concept of voltage.

### Kinetic Energy Demonstrated With Newton's Cradle & Colliding Steel Spheres

Explore illustrations on how Newton's cradle utilizes the conservation of energy. These demonstrations allow for students to engage with the conversion of kinetic energy and visualize it in memorable way!

### Kinetic Energy Demonstrated With Newton's Cradle & Colliding Steel Spheres

Explore illustrations on how Newton's cradle utilizes the conservation of energy. These demonstrations allow for students to engage with the conversion of kinetic energy and visualize it in memorable way!

### Centripetal Force Demonstrated With a Twirling Tray

When a bucket of water is swung in a horizontal circle will the water spill out of the bucket? View the concept of Centripetal Force on this CoolStuff Blog post.

### Centripetal Force Demonstrated With a Twirling Tray

When a bucket of water is swung in a horizontal circle will the water spill out of the bucket? View the concept of Centripetal Force on this CoolStuff Blog post.

### 7 Energy and Momentum Demos That Will Engage Your Students!

Aside from the Newton’s Cradle and the Faith in Physics pendulum, there are not very many well known energy and momentum demonstrations. In this video and article I write to resolve this. I have especially focused on energy because those demonstrations are usually very hard to find.

### 7 Energy and Momentum Demos That Will Engage Your Students!

Aside from the Newton’s Cradle and the Faith in Physics pendulum, there are not very many well known energy and momentum demonstrations. In this video and article I write to resolve this. I have especially focused on energy because those demonstrations are usually very hard to find.

### Top 10 Physics Demos You're Not Doing!

Check out these ten original or very rare demonstrations that you should be doing. They cover many concepts so be sure to check out this CoolStuff post.

### Top 10 Physics Demos You're Not Doing!

Check out these ten original or very rare demonstrations that you should be doing. They cover many concepts so be sure to check out this CoolStuff post.

### A Better way of Demonstrating Rotational Inertia

Have you ever struggled to describe Rotational Inertia to your students? Then check out this article, for a simple way to demonstrate the concept.

### A Better way of Demonstrating Rotational Inertia

Have you ever struggled to describe Rotational Inertia to your students? Then check out this article, for a simple way to demonstrate the concept.

### Reflection, Refraction, Diffraction & Interference...That's COOL!

Use the Mini Ripple Tank to address the wave-energy standards and to teach about the properties of waves by showing how water waves behave.

### Reflection, Refraction, Diffraction & Interference...That's COOL!

Use the Mini Ripple Tank to address the wave-energy standards and to teach about the properties of waves by showing how water waves behave.

### Principia Mathematica: Let's Revisit Newton's Laws

Many people believe Newton’s Principia Mathematica was written to explain forces on blocks, falling stones, and pulleys. But that’s not true. Find out it's true purpose in this article.

### Principia Mathematica: Let's Revisit Newton's Laws

Many people believe Newton’s Principia Mathematica was written to explain forces on blocks, falling stones, and pulleys. But that’s not true. Find out it's true purpose in this article.

### Calories From a Heat Pack

The heat pack is a convenient way to warm up your hands, but it also can provide a good lesson in physical science. Observe the unique applications of a heat pack in this article.

### Calories From a Heat Pack

The heat pack is a convenient way to warm up your hands, but it also can provide a good lesson in physical science. Observe the unique applications of a heat pack in this article.

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

Want to set the tone for the class on the first day? Check out five fun, but simple, demonstrations.

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

Want to set the tone for the class on the first day? Check out five fun, but simple, demonstrations.

### Three Right Hand Rules of Electromagnetism

Don't let errors prevent you from teaching electricity and magnetism. Let us all be “right” and use the three right-hand rules described in this article.

### Three Right Hand Rules of Electromagnetism

Don't let errors prevent you from teaching electricity and magnetism. Let us all be “right” and use the three right-hand rules described in this article.

### The Physics of a Roller Coaster Loop

There is so much physics going on in the loop of a roller coaster. In this post, Use a Hot Wheels Track to collect Angular velocity, centripetal acceleration, conservation of energy, and more!

### The Physics of a Roller Coaster Loop

There is so much physics going on in the loop of a roller coaster. In this post, Use a Hot Wheels Track to collect Angular velocity, centripetal acceleration, conservation of energy, and more!

### Demonstration of The Photoelectric Effect!

Learn about the discovery of the photoelectric effect and how easily it can be demonstrated.

### Demonstration of The Photoelectric Effect!

Learn about the discovery of the photoelectric effect and how easily it can be demonstrated.

### Powering Imagination and Creativity OneCar at a Time

OneCar is a comprehensive STEM program that allows students to explore mechanics, energy, and motion in exciting ways. In this post, we create a few versions of the OneCar with its many parts.

### Powering Imagination and Creativity OneCar at a Time

OneCar is a comprehensive STEM program that allows students to explore mechanics, energy, and motion in exciting ways. In this post, we create a few versions of the OneCar with its many parts.

### Cool Stuff Demos with Violet Lasers

The Violet Laser Pointer has a stunning blue-purple glow at 405 nm and is perfect for teaching and demonstrating all about fluorescence, spectroscopy, and microscopy.

### Cool Stuff Demos with Violet Lasers

The Violet Laser Pointer has a stunning blue-purple glow at 405 nm and is perfect for teaching and demonstrating all about fluorescence, spectroscopy, and microscopy.