Gummy Bear Wave Machine -Flinn Scientific Canada

Amplify your students’ understanding of wave motion with this captivating demonstration! Using simple materials, students can have significant influence on large-scale variables of frequency, amplitude and wave speed as they observe wave motion through a medium.

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2017 Top Canadian Research Award Winner: Jeff Dahn

Jeff Dahn is a pioneer in lithium-ion battery research and one of the world’s leading innovators in battery technology. The work accomplished by the Dahn Lab at Dalhousie University has had an impact on nearly every aspect of lithium-ion battery research. Continue reading

How We Know Black Holes Exist?

This video is about the astronomical amount of astronomical evidence for black holes, ranging from x-ray binaries with accretion disks, supermassive infrared-radiating galactic nuclei black holes, orbital characteristics of high mass binaries, and direct gravitational wave detection of inspiraling merging black hole binaries with LIGO. Yes, they’re real. Continue reading

Bouncing with Momentum – Flinn Scientific Canada

Introduction

The collision of objects is a great way to demonstrate the conservation of momentum. Engage students by having them drop and collide toy balls of different mass and size. The results may be surprising! This inquiry-based activity will really get your students thinking about momentum. Continue reading