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Electroplating - How it works

A quick introduction to the scientific principles behind electroplating , including two demos to try out, allowing you to plate a copper penny with zinc.

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A Rough guide to electronics

A useful introduction to electronics, covering circuits, resistors, capacitors and semi conductors and explaining all the relevant principles.

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The Virtual Tokamak

As part of the Internet Plasma Physics Education eXperience (IPPEX) project, this Java applet is designed to illustrate the basic principles of magnetically confined fusion.

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Explorescience: See-Saw Torque

Balancing a beam by applying various loads in different places . Could be used to verify Principle of Moments. Subscription required but with 30 day free trial.

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Optics for Kids

With a series of questions and answers the site takes the user from basic light principles to lenses in glasses and telescopes, and lasers. There are useful links and an optics glossary.

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Baseball Curve

Explains why a spinning ball will curve in the air. This is the same principle used by footballers.

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Multimedia Physics Studios

Part of the Physics Classroom, with plenty of animations demonstrating principles such as Newton's laws, special relativity, kinematics, waves, work, momentum and projectiles.

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Huygens' Principle

In 1678 the great Dutch physicist Christian Huygens wrote on the wave theory of light.

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Refractometry

Refractometers are measuring instruments which are based on the principle that as the density of a substance rises), it's refractive index rises proportionately.

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Principle of Superposition

An animation to show the superposition of two waves

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