This student activity is designed to explore the potential energy of springs. By hanging different masses on a spring, students are lead to determine the potential energy in a stretched spring. Included are notes for...
This site from the Exploratorium contains an activity to demonstrate fatigue of the eyes? motion detectors and the resulting visual illusions. A spiral disk is rotated as the participant stares at it for a few s...
This is the homepage of the Student Difficulties in Physics Information Center. The site provides a list of documented student misconceptions and difficulties, along with questions that can be used in a classroom to...
This webpage from Exploratorium provides an activity that demonstrates the Bernoulli principle with readily available materials. In this activity a table tennis ball is levitated in a stream of air from a vacuum...
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