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Scholars Day 2005, Wednesday, April 13

The Physics in Toys

Old standbys such as Jennifer's Tricycle, Glug-Glug-Tug and Super Soap Bubble Blower will be used to show how a wheel works, how a rocket works and how thin film interference prduces beautiful colors. In addition, the bubble blower shows Bernouli's Principle in action. New toys: Shoot-a-Loop, Drop in the Bucket, Swivel Hopper, Orbiter, String Thing and Astro Blaster will be used to demonstrate a variety of physical laws and principles. Suitable for ages six and up.

Presenter: Richard Mancuso (Faculty)
Topic: Physics
Location: 103 Edwards
Time: 9 am (Session I)