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Electromagnetism

This is a site from the Thinkquest competition with good explanations on the magnetic effect of a current, the motor effect and magnetic field strength.

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The Zeeman Effect

Explanation, with diagrams, of the Zeeman Effect which relates to atomic energy levels and spectral lines.

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Meissner Effect

Simple definition of the Meissner effect, as relating to superconducting material. Part of a larger site which includes many definitions and links.

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Photoelectric Effect

Simple demonstration of the photoelectric effect using different coloured filters to alter the frequency of light reaching a metal plate, and the current changes accordingly.

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The Leidenfrost Effect (video)

The Leidenfrost effect explains why water sometimes 'rolls' off a hot plate or frying pan, and how some experts can dip their hands into liquid nitrogen or even molten lead without hurting themselves

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How planes fly - The Coanda effect

An experiment to show the Coanda effect along with a short explanation of why and how aeroplanes fly.

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The Leidenfrost effect

Great video of the Leidenfrost effect including a maze built was water to zip around.

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Hyperphysics - Mossbauer Effect

Description of the Mossbauer effect and absorption in Ir-191, with application to gravitational red shift.

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The Electrowetting Effect

A video about the electrowetting effect, which change the shape of a liquid droplet.

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Waves

Suggestions for classroom demonstrations on topics including interference and Doppler shift.

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