Physics is the study of matter — what is it made of? How does it behave? What laws or equations describe it? From subatomic particles, to the Big Bang, modern physicists study matter at a tremendous range of scales. There's a whole lot of interesting physics at the human scale, too.

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Rube Goldberg machines complete a simple task in a convoluted way. This video will show you how the concept of kinetic energy can help you design and build a Rube Goldberg machine. Detailed written instructions are available on our website at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/teacher-resources/lesson-plans/rube-goldberg-kinetic-energy?from=YouTube Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,500 other hands-on science projects, lesson plans, and fun activities for K-12…
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Subscribe to ITN News: http://bit.ly/itnytsub Giant mirrors have been positioned on top of a hill in Norway to shine light into the dark valley town of Rjukan. The sides of the valley are so steep and the mountain so high that the town of Rjukan was in shadow for almost half the year until the new invention was added. The mirrors are controlled by a computer that follows the path of the sun, adjusting to the best angle to catch the rays and reflect them onto the town centre. Report by Sarah…
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Did you know that you can use solar power to cook food? This can be done using a solar oven, which is a low-cost, ecologically-friendly technology that seems to have everything going for it. This video will show you how to build your very own simple solar oven out of a pizza box to gather the Sun's rays and cook a tasty treat for you! Written instructions are available on our website at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/solar-oven?from=YouTube. Science Buddies also hosts a library…
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Have you ever wondered what makes a paper plane fly? Some paper planes clearly fly better than others. But why is this? In this activity, you will explore how changing the forces that act on a plane will affect its flight. So, get ready to start folding! Written instructions are available on our website at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/paper-airplanes-aerodynamics?from=YouTube. Science Buddies also hosts a library of instructions for over 1,000 other hands-on science projects,…
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What is the longest straw that you have ever used to drink from? Most straws that you can buy are approximately the same length. Why is that so? There is actually a limit of how long a vertical straw can be. If it gets too high above the glass it won't work anymore. This video will show you how to build and test a really long straw. How long can you make yours? Written instructions are available on our website at https://www.sciencebuddies.org/stem-activities/long-straw?from=YouTube. Science…
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Have you ever caught your own reflection in a mirror, window, or pond, and wondered... how do mirrors actually work?? Images used under license from Shutterstock.com Welcome to COLOSSAL QUESTIONS, the show that answers all of life's most pressing questions! Narrated by: Matt Schneck Written & Directed by: Matt Levy Edited & Animated by: Matt Schneck Executive Producer: Judy Meyers Join the fun on Peacock Kids where you can find an endless supply of laugh-out-loud jokes, lovable…
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You probably know that light travels in straight lines. So, how can you guide a light beam through a maze and around obstacles to a target? You can use mirrors to do that! As light bounces off of reflective surfaces, you can redirect a light beam to wherever you need to if you place the mirrors correctly. Can you solve the mirror maze challenge shown in this video? Written instructions as well as free maze and target templates are available on our website at…
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Website | http://www.okgo.net Instagram | http://www.instagram.com/okgo Twitter | http://www.twitter.com/okgo Facebook | http://www.facebook.com/okgo Store | https://shop.bandwear.com/collections/ok-go-shop Director: James Frost, OK Go and Syyn Labs. Producer: Shirley Moyers. The official video for the recorded version of "This Too Shall Pass" off the album "Of the Blue Colour of the Sky". The video was filmed in a two story warehouse, in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. The…
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