Physiological Cost Index
Test how much energy is required to walk, run, or hike by measuring factors such as heart rate, oxygen uptake, and respiratory quotient.
Brain Reaction Time
Discover how long it takes for the brain to react to a stimulus by catching a ruler as fast as you can.
Vocal Fold Straws
Learn about how our vocal folds work by using straws!
Experience the power of sound by listening to a number of audio files that will transport you to different places! You can find the files here:
Learn about standing waves and how waves are constructed by creating your own!
Learn about the doppler effect by constructing a doppler ball you can toss around!
Learn about moment of intertia and rotaional mechanics through racing food cans down an inclinded plane.
This demo will show what happens to the surface of a moon or planet when a rockets lands.
Longitudinal and Transverse Waves
This demonstration uses a slinky and tuning fork to explain two types of waveforms in our world: transverse and longitudinal. A discussion on sound waves is included and leads to categorizing sound waves as longitudinal waves.
Slimy Spaghetti and Meatballs