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Episode 704: The Expanding Universe

Produced by the Institute of Physics, in this learning episode, students look at the expanding universe by examining galaxies, Hubble's observations and cosmological red shift. A simple activity allows students to model Hubble's law.

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* observing a...

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2000 - 2009

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Episode 501: Spectra and Energy Levels

Produced by the Institute of Physics, this learning episode helps students to understand the emission spectra of white light and from standard discharge lamps. There are a range of activities that include discussion, demonstrations, experiments and calculations.

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2000 - 2009

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Episode 502: The Photoelectric Effect

This learning episode, produced by the Institute of Physics, helps students to understand the photoelectric effect.

A range of activities are described and these include:
* demonstration of the photoelectric effect
* discussion to summarise the phenomenon
* using the photoelectric equation...

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2000 - 2009

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Episode 504: How Lasers Work

Produced by the Institute of Physics, through demonstrations, discussions and worked examples, students consider the use of lasers and the underlying theory of how they work.

The activities in this learning episode look at:
* demonstrating a laser beam
* the uses of lasers
* safety with...

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2000 - 2009

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Episode 506: Particles as Waves

Through demonstrations, discussions and worked examples, students are introduced to the phenomenon of wave-particle duality. Students learn that electrons, which are often thought of as particles, can sometimes behave as waves.

The activities in this learning episode look at:
* demonstrating diffraction...

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2000 - 2009

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Episode 507: Electron Standing Waves

This learning episode, from the Institute of Physics, looks at Melde's experiment. It uses the analogy of a standing wave in a stretched elastic cord before going on to introduce the idea of standing waves within an atom.

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* Melde’s experiment
* electron waves in atoms...

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2000 - 2009

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Episode 514: Patterns of Decay

In this learning episode, from the Institute of Physics, students use discussion, demonstration and worked examples to look at the exponential decay and radioactive half-life of a range of nuclides. These include sources of alpha, beta and gamma radiation.

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2000 - 2009

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Episode 518: Particle Accelerators

Produced by the Institute of Physics, discussions and demonstrations encourage students to apply their knowledge of charged particles and fields to understand particle accelerators and detectors.

The activities in this learning episode look at:
* acceleration in an electric field
* researching...

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2000 - 2009

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Episode 519: Particle Detectors

In this learning episode, from the Institute of Physics, students see how cloud and bubble chambers can be used to detect sub-atomic particles. It explores the principle that, in general, detectors work by analyzing particle collisions using conservation laws (momentum, energy, charge).

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Episode 105: Sources of Electrical Energy

This activity from the Institute of Physics discusses energy transfer in electric circuits and links this, by analogy, to other more familiar examples.

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• demonstrations of human and lemon-powered batteries to illustrate that that there is nothing special about the chemical...

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2000 - 2009

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