A selection of films suitable for use in the classroom presented by Derek Muller the from the ever popular Veritasium YouTube channel .
This video demonstrates how two masses, one free-falling and the other falling but attached to a chain, accelerate at different rates. Students are asked to make a prediction.
Slow motion video shows that the mass attached to the chain accelerates faster than the free-falling mass. This because as the chain...
This video demonstrates how applying pressure to ice melts it, yet on removal of the pressure the ice re-freezes. This is called regelation.
A song that chants ‘experiments are how we test theories’.
This video demonstrates how adiabatic compression of air can produce enough heat to ignite cotton wool. The auto-ignition temperature of cotton wool is approximately 400⁰C. The video could be used to explain the way diesel engines work.