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MIT Physics Demos

MIT Physics Demos

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Physicists from MIT conduct large-scale demonstrations relating to high school physics topics. The undergraduate students explain exploding wires, bike wheels, liquid nitrogen to illustrate core physics principles relating to mechanics, and electricity and magnetism.

People in a lab setting, filming an explosion that is occurring in a container. Caption: It dissipated the energy better and didn't explode.
MIT Physics Demos
Episode 1
2 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person standing on a round platform holding a wheel. Caption: so the question is, "Why am I spinning?"
MIT Physics Demos
Episode 2
2 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12