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A straightforward investigation using simple equipment which will allow students to confirm Boyle's law.

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A zip file containing a Powerpoint presentation to guide the practical activities in PP035, a noise meter which illustrates the level of noise produced by a range of activities and devices; and a list.. more

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How to use a digital storage oscilloscope (DSO), or an Arduino, and 2 microphones to measure the speed of sound. 

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Most A-Level Physics syllabi require students to sketch various combinations of electric field patterns (e.g. a positive point charge and negative point charge, or a positive point charge to a neg.. more

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A series of short, simple practicals to demonstrate the relationship between pressure and volume of an ideal gas.

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A straightforward practical which can be undertaken by post-16 students as well as done as a demonstration.

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A safe, simple procedure to investigate this important property of electrical cells.

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A simple procedure for investigating the voltage/current characteristics of a diode which will ensure sensible results are obtained.

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The voltage-current (VI) characteristic of an electrical component is a curve which illustrates the relationship between these two quantities. This experiment is normally completed for a set of three .. more

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A simple visual demonstration of the effects of reducing the pressure inside a bell jar on the boiling of warm water.

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