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A quick guide to measuring temperature and the history of thermometry.
A short cartoon explaining how the speed of light is measured
Altimeters work by measuring changes in pressure from moving in the atmosphere.
Instructional video on how to use a multimeter to measure voltage.
Instructional video on how to use a multimeter to measure current.
These pages aim at explaining what heat and temperature are, including different ways of measuring temperature and plenty more information.
A profile of Henrietta Swan Leavitt, a female computer, who did a lot of work categorising and measuring the brightness of stars.
Java Applet simulating a photoelectric effect experiment, measuring current and stopping potential for a variety of metals and monochromatic wavelengths. A sophisticated simulated experiment.
An experiment you can do at home about forces and gravity. All you need is a tape measure, calculator, PVC cutter, polypipe, poly insert coupling, hair dryer, wide plastic tape, one cup of sand, ...
A Vernier scale is a small, moveable scale placed next to the main scale of a measuring instrument. It is named after its inventor, Pierre Vernier.
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