Category Archives: Unit 2 Options

Veritasium – Can Silence Actually Drive You Crazy?

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Sound: Making music quiz

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Surprising Applications of the Magnus Effect

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Sound intensity & decibels quiz

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Physics Girl – Why do mirrors flip horizontally (but not vertically)?

Why do mirrors appear to flip images horizontally but not vertically?

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Physics Girl – How Rainbows Form

The physics behind rainbows and surprising facts about rainbows.

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Physics Girl – Stacked Ball Drop

What happens when you drop a perfectly balanced stack of balls? And how is the result like a supernova? The classic momentum transfer demonstration, at the next level.

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Reflection and mirrors quiz

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Refraction and lenses quiz

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Rectification and smoothing

Explore the use of half and full rectifiers, changing capacitance and load. Downloads: Flash source file (.fla)  Flash (.swf) Mac application (.app) Windows Application (.exe)

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