Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 12:33:42

Author: Paul Nord

Subject: Re: Survey of memorable physics demos?

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I think that the question on the table was: Has anyone surveyed =
students to see which demos THEY remember?

I remember them all!

Paul


On Aug 26, 2011, at 11:46 AM, david kardelis wrote:

> Ruben's tube, breaking glass with sound are the two biggest favorites =
for me.
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> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 10:24 AM, Steve Anderson =
wrote:
>> I was wondering if anyone knew of or had conducted a study of which =
physics demos where the most memorable for non-physicists or even =
non-scientists?
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> from talking with graduates at the market or reunions,
> the anecdotal responses are;
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> a. stuff blows up
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> b. sparks are involved
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> c. my professor almost-got-killed demos
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I think that the question on the table was: Has anyone surveyed students to see which demos THEY remember?I remember them all!PaulOn Aug 26, 2011, at 11:46 AM, david kardelis wrote:Ruben's tube, breaking glass with sound are the two biggest favorites for me.On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 10:24 AM, Steve Anderson wrote:

I was wondering if anyone knew of or had conducted a study of which physics demos where the most memorable for non-physicists or even non-scientists?
from talking with graduates at the market or reunions,the anecdotal responses are;a. stuff blows up
b. sparks are involvedc. my professor almost-got-killed demos


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