Three dyes are added to milk in a petri dish. A drop of detergent is then added and the dyes mix. Light, colour. 1 min avi file.
Crown glass block disapppears in glycerol. Ending missing. Light, refractive index. 48 sec Quick time file.
Students throw a raw egg at a fitted sheet hung from the ceiling. Motion, air bag, impulse. 23 sec avi file.
An ASPEN video showing a stoppered and tilted test tube of ether on an air tack glider. The ether is warmed by a small burner. The pressure increases, then pushes the stopper from the tube, the glider goes backwards. Motion, Newton's 3rd Law, rockets. 1:50 min mpeg file. ASPEN is the Asian Physics Education Network, a group which operates under the auspices of UNESCO to promote and communicate developments in university physics education in the Asian region.
An ASPEN video showing a trolley with a small vertical cannon. Video from a stationary position and from moving with the trolley show horizontal and vertical components of projectile motion Motion, Projectile motion, components. 1:25 min mpeg file. ASPEN is the Asian Physics Education Network, a group which operates under the auspices of UNESCO to promote and communicate developments in university physics education in the Asian region.
The cheeks are pushed back. Motion, acceleration. 2 sec Quicktime file.
Inside an orbiting space craft a boomerang is thrown and returns. Motion, flight, lift. 19 sec mp4 file.
A cat on a table spies an object hanging from the slowly rotating blade of a ceiling fan. The cat jumps up to grab the object, but its paw get caught. The cat is spun around by the ceiling fan, eventually flying off into the wall. Circular motion. 11 sec mpg file.
A drink can with only 1 cm of liquid in the bottom can be placed on its edge and stay at an angle. Centre of Mass. 38 sec asf file.
The cascading dominoes trick on a billard table with the balls being knocked by the falling dominoes and rolling into the pockets. The cascade is carried over onto adjacent billard tables. Momentum, Collisions. 1:37 min wmv file.
A driver sounds his horn at a slow old lady at a pedestrian crossing. She hits the bumper bar with her hand bag and walks on slowly. The air bag goes off. Impulse. 33 sec wmv file.
A horse being branded on its rump, kicks backwards, sending the person flying off screen. Impulse, collisions. 3 sec mpeg file.
A sports car is driven at speed, does a wheelie and slides into a parking space between two cars, that equals the length of the sports car with cms to spare. Friction.7 sec mpeg file.
A example of a poor plane landing with the nose bouncing off the tarmac as the plane goes along. Impulse, impacts. 11 sec wmv file.
A running jump attempt to cross a swimming pool that just misses. Projectile Motion. 5 sec mpeg file.
A boy races his bike along the street towards a ramp, hoping to land on the roof of the building. He just misses. Impulse, impacts. 9 sec mpeg file.
A metre ruler rests on two fingers, one at each end of the ruler. The fingers are slowly brought together, meeting at the middle. Centre of mass, friction. 12 sec avi file.
A metre ruler with a mass at the 20cm mark rests on two fingers, one at each end of the ruler. The fingers are slowly brought together. This time they do not meet in the middle. Centre of mass, friction. 16 sec avi file.
A twirling banana flies across an orbiting spacecraft. Apparent weightlessness. 6 sec avi file.
Strobe footage of a resonating wine glass showing substantial oscillation prior to fracture. Sound, resonance. 2 sec mpeg file.
The plane flies past a ship faster than the speed of sound. The moisture in the shock wave condenses out as a funnel shaped cloud. Sound, flight 9 sec mpeg file.
A young man with a compressed air cylinder strapped to his back lies across a roller chair. The valve is knocked off and he shoots across the floor into a barrel of oranges. Newton's 3rd law, force. 24 sec mpeg file.
Another plane flies faster than the speed of sound. The moisture in the shock wave condenses out as a funnel shaped cloud. Sound, flight 11 sec mp4 file.
A detailed video showing the oscillation from the side and along the bridge, as well as a man runing off the bridge. The collapse is also shown. Sound, resonance. 53 sec mpeg file.
The mythbusters team use Helium and Sulphur Hexafluoride to show the effect on the voice of gases lighter and heavier than air. Sound, standing waves. 39 sec mp4 file.
Astronaut is asked via video link from earth 'what does weightlessness feel like?' He responds by releasing the microphone and spinning on the spot, while the microphone does not move. Apparent weightlessness. 24 sec quicktime file
Astronaut releases a spinning calculator in an orbiting spacecraft. Apparent weightlessness. 6 sec quicktime file
Astronaut struggles with an open book in an orbiting spacecraft. Apparent weightlessness. 9 sec Quicktime file
Female astronaut releases a spinning calculator in an orbiting spacecraft. Apparent weightlessness. 8 sec Quicktime file