The bottom of the cereal box is a disappointing place. But at least now you know why. Where do you see the Brazil Nut Effect around you? Continue reading
When charge moves, we call it electric current, but the word current is usually reserved for things like water flows. Does electric current really work like that? Electrons are quantum particles, so we have to be careful.
Our “Five-Minute Safety Equipment Inspection” can be used to quickly and easily evaluate the readiness of laboratory safety equipment. According to the OSHA Laboratory Standard, safety equipment should be checked on a regular basis. It is a good policy to document all safety inspections. If problems are found, repairs should be made promptly.
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!!!