MSU Physics Demonstration Room (Barndard Hall 103b)

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Departmental Recording and Online Teaching Resources

Welcome to the Montana State University physics demonstration room (Barnard Hall 103b). These pages have been provided to allow the MSU physics faculty to conveniently browse our lecture and video demonstration collections. These pages are continuously under development as new demonstrations are added and current demonstrations are updated. To order, try out, or preview any demonstration or if you have any questions pleace contact me using the information below:

Phone: 406-994-6161
Note: Mailbox in Barnard Hall 264

When ordering a demonstration, please specify the demonstration name and number.

Both the apparatus and videos have been organized into general categories.  When you choose a category, you will be presented with a list of topics.  Select the topic you will be covering in class to see a list of all demonstrations available under that topic.  Then select a demonstration to see photos and a brief description. The meter stick is used as a reference scale in the apparatus photos (cm divisions). 

Disclaimer: These demonstrations are provided only for illustrative use by persons affiliated with Montana State University and only under the direction of a trained instructor or physicist.  Montana State University or the lab manager is not responsible for demonstrations performed by those using their own equipment or who choose to use this reference material for their own purpose.  The demonstrations included here are within the public domain and can be found in materials contained in libraries, bookstores, and through electronic sources.  Performing all or any portion of any of these demonstrations, with or without revisions not depicted here entails inherent risks.  These risks include, without limitation, bodily injury (and possibly death), including risks to health that may be temporary or permanent and that may exacerbate a pre-existing medical condition; and property loss or damage.  Anyone performing any part of these demonstrations, even with revisions, knowingly and voluntarily assumes all risks associated with them.