As you know, this year, 2015, is the year of light: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Year_of_Light
I want to create a video clip limited to 90 seconds to show in our university's TED-like show to make students excited about light.
Do you have any idea? any experiment?
Is there any usage for a measuring microscope in an electricity laboratory as a part of any experiment?
We have a Mitutoyo measuring microscope in our fundamental electricity physics lab which is a course for sophomores.
We used it for apparent depth in our optics lab which is retired now!
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The first experiment in our fundamental physics lab is "Measuring & Measurement errors". Currently we have four devices:
- rule (0.5 mm)
- Vernier Caliper (0.02 mm)
- Micrometer (0.01 mm)
Do you know any economical quantitative electrostatics experiments for the university level?
I'm asking for some experiments for undergraduates in the electrostatics context. We have a Van-de-Graaff generator in our fundamental physics lab but this kind of devices are useful for demonstration...
These are some devices in our lab that I don't know their application! I'm a lab TA.
1. http://i.imgur.com/ZmgIdmv.png + http://i.imgur.com/LKpOYci.png + http://i.imgur.com/JFrQi3k.png
2. http://i.imgur.com/CO8Ympz.png + http://i.imgur.com/bTcVsPZ.png
3. http://i.imgur.com/4K3dCiz.png +...
I'm serching around the web to find the best laser poiter (with real safety class). the below one is the only thing that I could find:
Do you know any other brands suitable for educational goals? we need to use laser pointer for some...
As you can see in the below image, they use computers for some of their experiments. What will students do with it?! (Who are `they`? Find them here.)
img: http://physics.nyu.edu/~physlab/GenPhysII_PhysIII/Scope&EKG.jpg [Broken]
img2: http://physics.nyu.edu/~physlab/Classical and Quantum Wave...
"Laboratory Demonstrations" is the only thing that I could find! Is there anything else?
* Level: University, BS.
* Types: Fundamental Physics I: Dynamics; Fundamental Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism; Fundamental Physics III: Oscillation and Waves and Geometric Optics
We're going to write a new lab instruction for this laboratories:
1. Fundamental Physics I: Dynamics
2. Fundamental Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism
3. Fundamental Physics III: Oscillation and Waves
4. Geometric Optics
I'm willing to read lab booklets of different universities to know...
I'm a new TA in a physics laboratory and we're going to redesign experiences for fundamental physics II lab that is a semester course on electricity and magnetism for undergraduates in their 2nd year.
What is your proposed list of experiences for a Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism)...