University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics Force

Physics Circus DVD Themes and Demonstrations

Sound and Waves

  • Audience Wave
  • Antinode Jumping
  • Hoot Tubes
  • Sewer Pipe Music

Air Pressure

  • Plunger and Plexiglass
  • Ping Pong Cannon
  • Chair Lift
  • Tug of War
  • Boiling Bulb
  • Crush Barrel

Bernoulli Effect

  • Paper Lift
  • Toilet Paper the Tree
  • Floating Beach Ball

Mechanics- Projectile Motion

  • Ball Drop
  • Simultaneous Fall
  • Range of Cannon
  • Howitzer and Tunnel
  • Monkey and Hunter

Mechanics- Collisions

  • Egg and Plate
  • Egg and Sheet
  • Human Rocket

Mechanics- Mass and Inertia

  • Inertia Balls
  • Giant Puffer
  • Woodblock Stack/Hammer
  • Table Cloth Pull
  • Hit the Nail on the Head
  • Bed of Nails