A selection of films suitable for use in the classroom presented by Derek Muller the from the ever popular Veritasium YouTube channel 



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To make graphene

This video explores graphene and explains how it can be made simply using sellotape and graphite from a pencil.  It also mentions some of the applications of graphene.

Can you solve this?

This video demonstrates how a theory cannot be proved.  Theories at best allow observations to be explained at that time, but there may be other explanations still to be discovered. The scientific method is rigorous in attempting to disprove a theory. Only when we fail to disprove our theories do we say we have...

Beaker ball balance problem

This video introduces an interesting problem of two balls placed in beakers of water.  A ping pong ball is fixed to the bottom of one beaker of water and an acrylic ball suspended into another beaker of water.  Both beakers contain the same amount of water and both balls displace equal amounts of water (they have...

4 Revolutionary riddles

This video introduces 4 interesting physics problems about rotational motion. Students are asked to explain each problem.

1. A mystery object rolling down an inclined plank.  The cylinder moves in a stop-start motion.

The container is filled with honey and 2 ping pong balls. The changing centre of...