|M: EngMom - 026||Breaking Boards||
Square boards are broken using either the lecturer's hand or foot.
|M: K - 001||Addition of Displacement Vectors||
A self-propelled car is used in conjunction with overhead transparencies to model vectors and vector addition
|M: K - 002||Jumping Ball||
A ball is launched vertically from a car in motion. The ball will follow an arched path and return to the car.
|M: K - 003||Shot/Dropped Balls||
A ball is launched horizontally. At the same time, a ball is released from rest to fall vertically.
|M: K - 004||Shoot the Target||
A dart is shot at a falling target.
|M: K - 006||Vectors||
An apparatus consisting of wooden arrows is used to show vector addition.
|M: K - 007||Roller on Inclined Plane|
|M: K - 008||Free Fall with Spark Tape||
Spark tape is used to create a visual demonstration of acceleration due to gravity.
|M: K - 009||Air Track||
An air track (1 of 3 sizes) is used to demonstrate assorted concepts related to kinematics, dynamics, energy, and momentum.
|M: Rot - 001||Moment of Inertia Using a Ramp||
Objects of similar size that are weighted different are rolled down a ramp to see the effects of their moments of inertia on their motion.
|M: Rot - 002||Spinning Rod||
A rod with mobile weights on the end is set rotating; A cord is pulled to bring the weights near the center, thus changing the speed of rotation
|M: Rot - 003||Rotating Platform - Conservation of Angular Momentum||
A person sits on a rotating platform and extends their arms outward (with barbells). As they rotate, they bring their arms in to their chest.
|M: Rot - 004||Motor-Driven Gyroscope||
A motorized gyroscope demonstrates gyroscopic motion. 2 weights are included in order to vary the motion.
|M: Rot - 005||Free-Fall Rotation||
A hinged board is allowed to fall from an angle of 70 degrees. In doing so, a ball resting on the end of the board falls into a cup mounted closer to the axis of rotation.
|M: Rot - 006||Bowling Ball on Air|
|M: Rot - 007||Bars with Different Moments of Inertia||
Two bars of equal mass have different moments of inertia, which is evident upon attempting to rotate them.
|M: Rot - 008||Hoberman Sphere||
A Hoberman Sphere hangs from the ceiling and is set rotation. Pulling a cord causes the sphere to shrink, which in turn, causes the rotation to increase in speed.
|M: Rot - 009||Pulleys of Unequal Mass||
Identical masses are hung from 2 pulleys that have different masses. The masses are dropped at the same time and the effects of the differing moments of inertia is evident.
|M: Rot - 010||Brass Gyroscope||
A brass gyroscope is set in motion using a small motor. It is then allowed to freely spin on the bench or floor.
|M: Rot - 011||Bicycle Wheel Gyroscope||
A bicycle wheel is used to demonstrate gyroscopic properties when used by someone on a rotating platform
|M: Rot - 012||Bicycle Wheel on Vertical Rod||
A bicycle wheel balances on a vertical point to demonstrate simple gyroscopic behavior
|M: S - 001||Weighted Inclined Plane Set||
A weighted car rests on an inclined plane. Masses are hung from pulley's attached to the car to hold it in place. When the plane is removed, the car remains stationary.
|M: S - 002||5-lb Weight in Center of Rope||
A 5-lb weight is placed in the center of a piece of rope. Someone attempts to make the rope horizontal.
|M: S - 004||Pulley Systems||
An assortment of pulleys
|M: S - 005||2 Scales and a Board||
A board is placed across 2 scales. A weight is rolled between scales to show how the weight is shared.
|M: S - 006||Meter Stick on Movable Supports|
|M: S - 008||Tricky Disks||
Two disks roll are allowed to roll on a ramp after being released from their position in the center of the ramp. Due to weighting on one of the disks, it will roll uphill, whereas the non-weighted disk rolls downhill.
|M: S - 009||Leaning Tower of Pisa||
A model of the Leaning Tower of Pisa is used to demonstrate equilibrium.
|M: S - 012||String with Floating Object|
|M: S - 013||Differential Hoist|
|M: S - 014||Magic Yo-Yo||
A large yo-yo
|M: S - 016||Types of Equilibrium||
Different types of equilibrium are demonstrated using various pieces of equipment.
|M: S - 017||Screwjack||
A simple screwjack is used to show mechanical advantage and simple machines
|M: S - 018||Model Sailboat|
|M: S - 020||Stacking Boards||
7 boards are stacked in such a way that one extends out over the lecture bench.
|M: S - 021||Clown on a Unicycle||
A clown rides a unicycle down a piece of wire or string.
|M: S - 022||Large Pulley System||
A large pulley system uses a 5-lb barbell to suspend a 25-lb mass.
|M: SHM - 001||Shadows of Simple Harmonic Motion||
The shadows of both a mass oscillating vertically on a spring and a mass rotating in a vertical circular path are projected onto the board to show similarities in motion.
|M: SHM - 002||Vibrating Hacksaw Blade|
|M: SHM - 003||Bowling Ball for Simple Harmonic Motion||
A bowling ball suspended from the ceiling oscillates back and forth providing an opportunity for calculations.
|M: SHM - 005||Heavy Physical Pendulum (Irregular Shape)||
A large, black, irregularly-shaped pendulum
|M: SHM - 006||Wilburforce Pendulum|
|M: SHM - 007||Lissajous Patterns|
|M: SHM - 008||Large Torsional Pendulum||
A large torsional pendulum is rotated to provide oscillation
|M: SHM - 009||Metronome||
A metronome is used to demonstrate the effect that length has on period
|M: SHM - 010||Forced Resonance on a Glider||
A glider on an air track is given an external frequency. As the external frequency is changed, eventually resonance occurs.
|M: SHM - 011||Resonance Gyroscope||
A gyroscope set in motion causes prongs to vibrate. As the speed changes, the frequency of vibration changes, and different prongs exhibit resonance.
|M: SHM - 012||Identical Springs with Identical Masses||
2 identical masses are hung from 2 identical springs. The springs are stretched to different lengths and the masses are released.
|M: SHM - 013||SHM on Short Air Track||
A glider on a frictionless surface oscillates between 2 springs
|M: SHM - 014||Pendulum - Same Length, Different Mass||
Two pendulums of identical length have different masses attached at the end