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Self siphoning beads

Visit my blog here: http://stevemould.com Follow me on twitter here: http://twitter.com/moulds Buy nerdy maths things here: http://mathsgear.co.uk The beads ...
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Also see the thread and videos at http://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/1gza0c/selfsiphoning_beads_why_do_they_behave_so/capiutx?context=3

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Free/Libre Open Source Science Education: Project Based Physics - Musical Instruments

Free/Libre Open Source Science Education: Project Based Physics - Musical Instruments | Physics Activities | Scoop.it
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ScienceFix - Science Fix - Hot and Cold Water

ScienceFix - Science Fix - Hot and Cold Water | Physics Activities | Scoop.it
What happens to hot and cold water when placed in room temperature water? What if the water is co...
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[1207.0982] Measuring the eccentricity of the Earth orbit with a nail and a piece of plywood

[1207.0982] Measuring the eccentricity of the Earth orbit with a nail and a piece of plywood | Physics Activities | Scoop.it

Also see: http://physicsandphysicists.blogspot.com.au/2012/07/measuring-eccentricity-of-earth-orbit.html

Image from: http://scienceblogs.com/dotphysics/2009/12/28/rp-7-cool-things-the-greeks-di/

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Climate Graphics by Skeptical Science: The Escalator

Climate Graphics by Skeptical Science: The Escalator | Physics Activities | Scoop.it
Examines the science and arguments of global warming skepticism.
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Measuring the earth with skype and a stick

Measuring the earth with skype and a stick | Physics Activities | Scoop.it
I’ve wanted to do this experiment ever since I was a sophomore in high school, and heard of how Eratosthenes was able to measure the circumference of the earth just by looking down a well in ...
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Hackaday's Portal Gun and Magnetic Levitation

Hackaday's Portal Gun and Magnetic Levitation | Physics Activities | Scoop.it

"Here is an awesome Portal Gun with a levitating companion cube. Why can't you levitate with just magnets?"

This post has an awesome and simple measurement of the magnetic force using  Vernier force probe and motion sensor.

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Angry Birds to teach particle physics | symmetry magazine

Angry Birds to teach particle physics | symmetry magazine | Physics Activities | Scoop.it

"The vengeful Angry Birds cardinal sets his sights on a new target: teaching kids particle physics."

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How to Make/Build a Van de Graaff Generator

Step-by-step description of making a Van de Graaff generator built using parts from around the house such as a Coke can and rubber bands. -- Too hard for a high school science class?

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