|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
|M: SHM - 015||Pendulum - Different Length, Same Mass||
2 pendula have identical masses attached, but one is 4 times longer than the other.
|M: SHM - 016||Same Spring with Different Masses||
Two identical springs have masses of differing amounts hung from them. They are set in oscillation.
|M: SHM - 017||Different Springs with Identical Masses in Oscillation||
Two identical masses are hung from springs of differing spring constants and set in motion
|M: WM&S - 001||Columbia Wave Machine||
By turning a crank, students can see particle motion in 3 different types of waves.
|M: WM&S - 002||Standing Waves Driven by Motor||
A standing wave is created using a rope that fluoresces in the presence of a black light.
|M: WM&S - 002.5||Hand-Driven Waves||
A transverse wave pulse is sent along a rope or coil, depending on lecturer preference
|M: WM&S - 003||Giant Slinky||
A giant slinky, suspended horizontally, is used to produce a longitudinal (compression) wave.
|M: WM&S - 004||Ripple Tank||
Water in a ripple tank is used to demonstrate wave interference and diffraction.
|M: WM&S - 006||Mechanical Model of Refraction|
|M: WM&S - 007||Mechanical Model of Standing Waves|
|M: WM&S - 008||Standing Waves on Oscilloscope|
|M: WM&S - 009||Chladni Plates||
A pattern of sand is produced by standing waves created on a vibrating plate.
|M: WM&S - 010||Tuning Fork and Ball on a String||
A tuning fork causes a ball on a string to move with surprising amplitude.
|M: WM&S - 013||Air Currents and Rotating Disk|
|M: WM&S - 014||Bell in a Jar: Sound in a Vacuum||
A bell ringing in a jar cannot be heard when air has been removed from the jar
|M: WM&S - 015||Reflection of Sound Waves|