Tag: physics

This New York Times video touches upon the research of other scientists who have discovered that fire ants hold onto each other to form rafts to stay afloat in a flood. Fascinating look at how a group of ants can both exhibit fluid-like and solid-like characteristics.

Glass is going to be amazing for online learning, as seen here by physics teacher Andrew Vanden Heuvel. I love it!

Physics Wave Pendulum

This is a wave pendulum designed using billiard balls, this device shows how 15 individual pendulum of different (but relative) lengths that have been adjusted to have successively increasing periods. When all the balls are released at the same time, the different periods cause the pendulums to cycle through all possible relative phase relationships, eventually […]

Wright’s Law from Zack Conkle on Vimeo. Zack Conkle put together this truly moving short video about a teacher named Mr. Wright who not only loves physics but also loves his students. He’s a special teacher that is rare to come across nowadays — one that truly wants his students to succeed and walk away […]