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Relativity
1. Special relativity
1.Special relativity
Think you know about time and space? Think again. Einstein basically did a pile driver on all our brains when he came up with his theory of special relativity.
Michelson and Morley's luminiferous ether experiment
Light and the luminiferous ether
Potential ways to detect an ether wind
Michelson–Morley Experiment introduction
Minkowski spacetime
Starting to set up a Newtonian path–time diagram
Visualizing multiple Newtonian path–time diagrams
Galilean transformation and contradictions with light
Introduction to special relativity and Minkowski spacetime diagrams
Measuring time in meters in Minkowski spacetime
Angle of x' axis in Minkowski spacetime
Lorentz transformation
Introduction to the Lorentz transformation
Evaluating a Lorentz transformation
Algebraically manipulating Lorentz transformation
Lorentz transformation derivation part 1
Deriving Lorentz transformation part 2
Lorentz transformation derivation part 3
Einstein velocity addition
Lorentz transformation for change in coordinates
Einstein velocity addition formula derivation
Applying Einstein velocity addition
Finding an in-between frame of reference
Calculating neutral velocity
Time dilation
2.Quantum Physics
Do you want to describe the microscopic world of atoms and nucleis? Well, classical physics isn't going to cut it. You'll need quantum physics to explain things like atomic energy levels, photons, and the wavelength of electrons.
Photons
Photon Energy
Photon Momentum
Photoelectric effect
Photoelectric effect
Atoms and electrons
De Broglie wavelength
Quantum Wavefunction
Atomic Energy Levels
Bohr model radii (derivation using physics)
Bohr model radii
Bohr model energy levels (derivation using physics)
Bohr model energy levels
Absorption and emission
Emission spectrum of hydrogen
Bohr's model of hydrogen
Quantum numbers and orbitals
The quantum mechanical model of the atom
Heisenberg uncertainty principle
Quantum numbers
Quantum numbers for the first four shells
Nuclear physics
Mass defect and binding energy
Nuclear stability and nuclear equations
Types of decay
Writing nuclear equations for alpha, beta, and gamma decay
Half-life and carbon dating
Half-life plot
Exponential decay formula proof (can skip, involves calculus)
Introduction to exponential decay
More exponential decay examples
Exponential decay and semi-log plots
3.Discoveries and projects
Rediscover the most important Scientific observations in a historical progression
Discovery of magnetism
Discovery of magnetism
Compass: Which way is north?
Compass build (stroke direction)
Compass challenge
Floating magnet
Compass build (magnet orientation)
Neutralize a compass
Compass interactions
Magnetising materials
Discovery of magnetic fields
Magnet near compass
Tracing a magnetic field
Tracing a magnetic field
Discovery of magnetic fields
Magnet and iron filings
Magnetic field
3D magnet with field
Magnetic permeability
Increase strength of magnet
Measuring magnetic fields
Are 2 magnets stronger than 1?
Measure the Earth's field!
Earth's magnetic field (how to measure)
Force over distance
Inverse cube law (deflection method)
Inverse Cube Relationship
Inverse cube law (method of oscillation)
Discovery of batteries
Zinc copper cell (reduction-oxidation)
How to measure?
Battery meter (galvanometer)
How Many Turns?
Electrolyte test (pure water vs. vinegar)
Reverse electrodes (polarity)
Electrolyte (strong acid test)
Electrolyte (salt test)
Electrode (distance test)
Electrolyte (temperature test)
Electrode (surface area test)
Standard cell
How much electrolyte does a single cell need?
The battery and electromagnetism
Discovery of electromagnetism
Discovery of electromagnetism
Experiment: What's the shape of a magnetic field?
Electromagnetic field (above vs. below)
Electromagnetic field (forward vs. reverse)
Electromagnetic field (loop)
Right-hand rule
Battery meter (galvanometer)
Electric motor
Spinning compass
Build your own motor
What's next
Discovery of resistors
Discovery of triboelectric effect
Pith ball electroscope
Foil leaf electroscope
Electrostatic telegraphs (case study)
Projectile launcher
Ping pong ball launcher introduction
Build a ping pong ball launcher
Update and modify your ping pong ball launcher
Thermo can
Thermo can
4.Review for AP Physics 1 exam
Studying for the AP Physics 1 exam? Watch these materials to help you review.
AP Physics 1 concept review
AP Physics 1 review of 1D motion
AP Physics 1 review of 2D motion and vectors
AP Physics 1 review of Forces and Newton's Laws
AP Physics 1 review of Centripetal Forces
AP Physics 1 review of Energy and Work
AP Physics 1 review of Momentum and Impulse
AP Physics 1 review of Torque and Angular momentum
AP Physics 1 review of Waves and Harmonic motion
AP Physics 1 Review of Charge and Circuits
AP Physics 1 free response questions 2015
Question 1a: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
Question 1b: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
Question 1c: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
Question 2ab: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
Question 2cd: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
Question 3a: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
Question 3b: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
Question 3c: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
Question 3d: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
Question 4: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
Question 5: 2015 AP Physics 1 free response
5.Cosmology and astronomy
Videos attempting to grasp a little bit about our Universe (many of the topics associated with "Big History")
Scale of earth, sun, galaxy and universe
Scale of the large
Scale of the small
Scale of earth and sun
Scale of solar system
Scale of distance to closest stars
Scale of the galaxy
Intergalactic scale
Hubble image of galaxies
Time scale of the cosmos
Cosmological time scale 1
Cosmological time scale 2
Light and fundamental forces
Introduction to light
Four fundamental forces
Big bang and expansion of the universe
Big bang introduction
Radius of observable universe
Radius of observable universe (correction)
Red shift
Cosmic background radiation
Cosmic background radiation 2
Hubble's law
A universe smaller than the observable
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