11A01.01 - Physics of the Human Body
To show a life size representation of the human skeleton.
Model of the surface area of a lung using a large sheet of plastic.
Demonstrate the buckling of a material (steel in this case) under a mass given different types of support.
Calculate the compressive force on the tibia when one stands on the ball of one foot.
Demonstrate the load that biceps handle when supporting a forearm.
Demonstrate the conservation of momentum with Bob and Floyd.
Demonstrates stress, strain, and shearing forces.
A model of the human brain that pulls apart to show you the structure within the brain is available.
Demonstrate the diameter's effect on capillary action.
Demonstrate how the diaphragm causes the lungs to breathe.
A real stethoscope that can be used to hear heart beats and a real sphygmomanometer to measure blood pressure.
To show how a one way pump can work. Like the heart.
Observe the waveform of a heart-beat using an electronic stethescope.
To show a model of the ear.
To show a model of how the Basilar membrane in your ear recongnizes different frequencies of sound.
Demonstrate the approximate frequency range of human hearing.
Demonstrate the effect of inhaled helium on the voice.
View Brownian motion with a microscope in real time.
Demonstrate Brownian motion on an overhead.
Demonstrate the inverse relationship between molecular velocity and molecular mass.
Illustrate the tendency of a solution of given concentration to pass though a semi-permeable membrane into a solution of lower concentration, thereby equalizing the concentration of solvent on both sides of the membrane.
Demonstrate the dangers of 120-volt AC and show the safety features of GFI outlet circuitry.
Demosntrate the concept of energy and mechanical to electrical energy transformation.
Two, stacked, inverted concave mirrors with a hole at the top create a real image of an object that you can almost grab.
Demonstrate how the diffraction pattern of DNA reveals its physical structure.
Demonstrate that if you have a disk with colored sectors, when rotated fast enough, the output appears white.
Show how the lens of the eye forms an image on the retina.
Show how light is focused in an eye, with or without corrective lenses.
Demonstrate clearly the parts of the eye and their orientation with respect to one another.