125 Physics Projects for the Evil Genius by Jerry Silver

By Jerry Silver

You can now turn out your wisdom of physics with out expending loads of power. a hundred twenty five Physics tasks for the Evil Genius is full of hands-on explorations into key components of this interesting box. better of all, those experiments will be played with out a formal lab, a wide funds, or years of technical event! utilizing easy-to-find elements and instruments, this homemade advisor deals a large choice of physics experiments you could accomplish by yourself. issues lined comprise movement, gravity, power, sound, mild, warmth, electrical energy, and extra. all of the initiatives during this special advisor comprises parameters, an in depth method, anticipated effects, and a proof of why the scan works. one hundred twenty five Physics initiatives for the Evil Genius: gains step by step directions for a hundred twenty five not easy and enjoyable physics experiments, entire with valuable illustrations permits you to customise every one scan to your reasons contains info at the underlying rules in the back of every one test eliminates the disappointment factor--all required elements are indexed, besides resources a hundred twenty five Physics initiatives for the Evil Genius will give you all the details you must reveal: consistent speed round movement and centripetal strength Gravitational acceleration Newtons legislation of movement power and momentum The wave homes of sound Refraction, mirrored image, and the rate of sunshine Thermal enlargement and absolute 0 Electrostatic strength, resistance, and magnetic levitation The earths magnetic box the dimensions of a photon, the cost of an electron, and the photoelectric impression And extra

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Project 93 Boiling water in a paper cup. Project 94 Boiling water with ice. Project 95 Seebeck effect/Peltier effect. Semiconductor heating. Section 9 Electricity and Magnetism Project 96 Static charges. Project 97 Making lightning. The van de Graaff generator. Project 98 The Wimshurst machine. Separating and storing charges. Project 99 Running into resistance. Ohm’s law. Project 100 Circuits: Bulbs and buzzers. Project 101 How does heat affect resistance? Project 102 Resistivity. Can iron conduct electricity better than copper?

Resonant frequency. Project 71 Springs and electromagnets. Resonance. Project 72 Speed of sound. Timing an echo old school. Why Galileo couldn’t do this with light. Project 73 Speed of sound. Resonance in a cylinder. Project 74 Racing against sound. Doppler effect. Project 75 Adding sounds. Beat frequency. Project 76 Pendulum waves. Project 77 Using waves to measure the speed of sound. Section 7 Light Project 78 Ray optics. Tracing the path of light using a laser. Project 79 Two candles, one flame.

Jumper wires—jumper wires with various combinations of attachments make the electrical projects go a lot smoother. One termination is called a banana plug, which easily connects a circuit to a meter or a power supply. Another is spring loaded and grips onto an electrical connection called an alligator clip. (In the UK, some people refer to these “croc” clips. ) DC power supply (or batteries with a wire connection)—some projects require the capability to adjust the voltage. This requires an adjustable power supply, which can be purchased as a component.

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