Wow, I haven't blogged for over two months. How'd I let that happen? Not sure, but we'll see if I can avoid that in the future. Like all teachers this is the busy time for year, but I can't let that stop me from having a bit of fun.
I recently acquired a really cool high speed camera off a Toshiba America Foundation Grant. I'll be using it next year for a project centering on the physics of sports. As we close out this year though, we (the students and I) have been playing with it a bit. Below is an AP Chem student doing a cool (or I should say HOT) demo, filmed at 250 frames/second. DON'T TRY THIS ONE AT HOME. The whole video encompasses about 3/4 of a second in real time.
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