Multimeter is used to measure an electric current.

Dollar Store Single Function Signal Generator

In this activity, students use a solar-powered model, such as the dancing flowers often sold at discount variety stores. They carefully disassemble the plastic housing and attach a sensor to the capacitor, then use probe ware to graph the voltage across the capacitor.

A balloon expands in a vacuum

Demonstrations with a Vacuum Pump

Every physics and physical science student will eventually encounter gas laws or equations of state. These are the familiar Charles’s […]


Do-It-Yourself Snowflakes

Snow delights most students and frustrates most teachers. Please everyone when you create snowflakes in the comfort of your classroom. […]

Greener Chemistry Labs for Good!

Safer, Engaging Chemistry Lessons Green chemistry. The term conjures different images for different people. Perhaps for the business minded, it’s […]

Egg Vacuum Activity

If you are looking for an attention-getting demonstration of the gas laws for physical science students at any grade level, […]


Phenomena Video Gallery

What are phenomena? They’re observable, naturally occurring events that are everywhere. A sunset, your breath on a cold morning, and […]


Make the Invisible Visible

Detecting IR Light with a Smart Phone The sun actually sends out more light than the part we see. Just […]