Canadian Don Sadoway, a professor of materials chemistry at MIT, has captured the attention of the world with his quest to build a better battery. Continue reading
Human brains are complicated – the most complicated thing in the known universe, many people say. So far we understand little – just that certain regions of the brain appear to be involved in certain activities and certain disorders. Continue reading
The link below takes you to two very useful demonstrations to illustrate Inertial which follow the Predict, Explain, Observe, Explain (PEOE) format.
It is suggested that both demos are performed before introducing Newton’s First Law of motion.
Thanks again for the great resource Michael!!!
Mars InSight will be the first to detect seismic activity on Mars’ surface, first to measure rate of heat transmitted from interior, first to dig nearly 5m down, first to measure magnetic fields on Mars’ surface, and first to use a robotic arm to place instruments on the surface of Mars (assuming it lands of course…) Continue reading
The kilogram, mole, kelvin, and ampere will be redefined by physical constants. Continue reading
This engaging video gives us a detailed explanation of how we hear, the fundamentals of sound production, the overtone series, and how we distinguish one sound from another.