Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Bored? Nothing to do?

  1. Oct 26, 2004 #1
    If so, build a fun 'Physics' Gun from a few bits of hardware!

    Click me

    Have fun.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 26, 2004 #2

    jimmy p

    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    Ahh Adrian... where can I get some of these parts?
     
  4. Oct 26, 2004 #3
    Bits lying around the Lab. Unwind an old motor if you need wire!
     
  5. Oct 26, 2004 #4
    Is this what you teach your students? :uhh:
     
  6. Oct 26, 2004 #5
    If you're that bored, why not skip the old stuff and go straight to the Class IV CO2 Laser. Guaranteed to keep the fire department, local police and parents in a foaming frenzy:

    http://www.amazing1.com/burning-lasers.htm

    Or if you're ambitious, try the ruby rod laser- hand held and operates on 8 "D" batteries

    take that one in for science class :wink:

    http://www.futurehorizons.net/laser.htm
     
  7. Oct 27, 2004 #6
    Of course! If you want to try to interest the students in Physics classes you have to make it exciting (to the non-physicist types anyway).
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?



Similar Discussions: Bored? Nothing to do?
  1. Do We Know Nothing? (Replies: 77)

  2. The nothing to do thread (Replies: 99)

Loading...