Making a fish tank cloud chamber – a simple cheap way to make a cloud chamber to visualise the tracks of radioactive particles. (NCEA PHYS 2.2, 3.2)
Wave Particle duality and other weird properties of matter
Diffraction rings are shown with an electron diffraction tube.
NCEA PHYS 3.5
The photoelectric effect illustrates the particle nature of light and gives an estimate of Planck’s Constant.
A temperature difference causes an electric current to flow.
When lit by the sun, the radiometer vanes spin with the white side leading and the dark side trailing.