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Re: [Phys-L] Display case suggestions?

On 2012, Oct 05, , at 10:01, Forinash III, Kyle wrote:

a geiger counter measuring background radiation, a sheet of heat sensitive plastic that changes color if you put your hand on it, an oscilloscope hooked up to a microphone so you can sing and see your voice, a motion sensor that turns a light on.

I had my students build these.


The museum of natural history (santa Barbara) has (had) a G-M counter w/ speaker. Added was a button switch to motor lower a radioactive rock on to the tube to hear the diff.

I though of using a low tech. kinescope (phonodeik) using a mirror on a diaphragm with a rotating screen.