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In November 2009, Exploratorium After Dark welcomed particle physicist Dr. Austin Richards—aka Dr. MegaVolt. Under the Palace of Fine Arts rotunda, he jousted with a high-voltage Tesla coil, which generated 200,000 volts of electricity and shot 14-foot-long arcs of lightning through the air.
Project: After Dark | Browse All
Date: November 18, 2009
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Physics, Art
The science and pedagogy behind this activity, including a discussion of concepts such as density, temperature, thermal conductivity, center of mass, freezing point depression, heat capacity, and the characteristics of the states of water, water vapor, and ice. Also describes strategies for observing, asking questions, and then choosing a question to investigate further.
Project: AfterSchool Activities | Browse All
Date: September 2, 2009
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): General Science