|FL: ST - 002||Drops on a Penny|
|FL: ST - 003||Cup and Cover||
A glass of water is covered by a piece of plastic and overturned, resulting in the lid staying attached to the glass.
|FL: ST - 005||Floating Paper Clips||
Paper clips are floated on a body of water. When soapy water is added, the paper clips sink move away from the soap and sink to the bottom.
|L: GO - 001||Pinhole Projector|
|L: GO - 002||Intersecting Plane Mirrors|
|L: GO - 003||Fluorescein Tank - Total Internal Reflection||
A beam of light, visible in a tank of Fluorescein, demonstrates total internal reflection at a certain angle of incidence.
|L: GO - 004||Spherical Mirrors||
A concave mirror and a convex mirror on display
|L: GO - 005||Large Searchlight Mirror/The Real Image||
A large searchlight mirror is used to produce a real image of an inverted lightbulb.
|L: GO - 007||Prisms of Various Materials|
|L: GO - 010||Lucite Coil||
A Lucite coil is used to demonstrate internal reflection.
|L: GO - 011||Magic Corn Oil|
|L: GO - 013||Inverted Shadow on Retina|
|L: GO - 014||Aberrations|
|L: GO - 015||Mechanical Model of Refraction||
Same as M: WM&S - 6
|L: GO - 017||Shadow and a Cube|
|L: GO - 044||Total Internal Reflection in a Stream of Water||
A laser beam is passed though a box of water. Rather than strike the wall, the beam follows the path of the water as it drains from the box.
|L: GO - 045||Blackboard Optics Kit||
A 5-beam Laser Box is used in conjunction with various mirrors and lenses to show concepts in geometric optics.
|L: GO - 046||Smoke Box||
Liquid smoke (Poof!) is used to make laser beams visible in an enclosed case.
|L: GO - 052||Microwave Reflection|
|L: GO - 053||Plastic Blocks with Laser||
A laser beam is passed through plastic blocks
|L: GO - 054||Fiber Optics||
A fiber optic cable
|L: GO - 056||Small Concave Mirrors with Toys||
Small black discs composed of concave mirrors are used to produce an image (mirage) of a small toy placed inside the disk (pig, button, bolt, etc)
|L: GO - 057||Smiley on Bulb||
The inverted image of a light bulb with a smiley face drawn on it is projected onto a wall.
|L: GO - 061||Lenses||
A set of lenses regularly available to loan for off-site demonstrations
|L: W - 006||Dispersion by a Prism||
A narrow beam of white light is passed through a prism, creating a continuous spectrum on the wall.
|L: W - 016||Prisms||
A selection of prisms readily available for use outside of Physics Hall.
|L: W - 018||Newton's Rings||
Interference between 2 thin films can be seen under the document camera and projected for the lecture hall to see
|L: W - 019||Bubbles and Light Interference||
Light shown through a bubble produces an array of colors due to interference of the inner and outer walls of the bubble
|L: W - 021||Michelson Interferometer|
|L: W - 022||Cornell Slit Film||
A Cornell Slit Film is used to show single, double, and multiple slit diffraction
|L: W - 023||Arago's Spot||
A small dot will be visible in the shadow of a sphere when placed in a laser beam.
|L: W - 024||Diffraction Grating with White Light||
A slide projector with a diffraction grating produces the pattern created by white light diffraction.
|L: W - 025||Brewster's Angle|
|L: W - 026||Wooden Bars with Rectangular Cross Sections||
Same as M: WM&S - 26
|L: W - 027||Polarizing Lenses||
3 polarizing plates can be used with an overhead projector to show the polarization of light.
|L: W - 028||Mechanical Model of Polarization|
|L: W - 029||Calcite|
|L: W - 032||Light Scattered by Powdered Milk|
|L: W - 041||Uranium Glass||
Light from a violet laser pen is directed at a piece of Uranium glass; fluorescence occurs.
|L: W - 043||Photoelectric Effect||
Visual and audio demonstration of photoelectrics
|L: W - 049||Diffraction Gratings and Spectra|
|L: W - 051||Hologram|
|L: W - 055||Model of Eye||
A model of the human eye complete with an instruction manual
|L: W - 058||Variable Width Single Slit DIffraction||
The width of a single slit is varied to show how the diffraction pattern is affected by slit width.
|L: W - 059||Circular Aperture Diffraction and Interference||
A green laser beam is sent through a single circular aperture or a double circular aperture
|L: W - 060||Educational Diffraction Grating||
A small educational diffraction grating is used with different colors of light to demonstrate optical effects.
|L: W - 062||Marshmallows in a Microwave||
This demonstration is identical to EM: AC - 009
|M: CM - 001||Variable Angle||
A rod with 2 clamps on it can be used to explain angular quantities and how they differ from linear quantities.
|M: CM - 002||Conical Pendulum||
A bowling ball suspended from the ceiling moves in a circular path once set in motion.
|M: CM - 003||Bucket of Water||
A bucket of water is whirled in a vertical circle, with all water remaining safely inside the bucket.