Tour Sir Isaac Newton's home with James Lincoln, who visited Woolsthorpe Manor. The English countryside with its green rolling hills, provides an ideal setting for deep, contemplative thinking.
Tuning forks are wonderful tools for teaching physics. Here are 10 enriching demonstrations to use in your classroom with tuning forks and everyday lab items.
This CoolStuff post bids you to move away from passive spectra demonstrations and allow the whole class to observe light together with the RSpec-Explorer.
The SpillNot is a cool tool for getting your students interested in the everyday physics behind why drinks spill while we're carrying them and what has to happen to prevent spillage.
The Plasma Globe is an engaging and safe tool for studying high voltages and the electric field. Here are our top 10 demonstrations to perform with the Plasma Globe.
In this CoolStuff post, explore how springs can visually demonstrate standing waves by manipulating the frequency.
Ever been to the Museo Galileo or the Galileo Museum? If not, then we've got you covered. See Galileo's Museum through Physics Teacher Buzz Putnam's eyes as he shares his experience.
Dive into the history of the voltaic pile, and let us show you how you can make one yourself out of simple and inexpensive materials in this post.
Watch the intriguing interaction unfold between a neodymium magnet and a Victorian light bulb in this CoolStuff post.
This CoolStuff post utilizes the Super Springy to conceptualize the relation between the time, frequency, and length of a wave.
Watch in this video as the Honda Corporation uses the idea of energy transfer and conversion to set-up the actual parts of their vehicle in a series of Rube Goldberg-like energy processes.
Now you and your students can build a working replica of Michael Faraday's original motor using just a few simple and inexpensive materials! We show you how in this post.