PHYSICS DEMONSTRATIONS

Turning the World Inside Out and 174 Other Simple Physics Demonstrations
by Robert Ehrlich
A collection of 174 physics demonstrations costing very little to produce yet illustrating key concepts in amazingly simple and playful ways.
PHYSICS EQUIPMENT VENDORS
PHYSICS TEACHING RESOURCES
PHYSICS DEMONSTRATIONS
PHYSICS LAB MANUALS

The following resources are among my favorites. Click on the pictures to access the vendors websites.
The books are available through 'amazon' and other vendors.
PHYSICS LAB MANUALS

Physics Laboratory Experiments
by Jerry Wilson and Cecilia A. Hernández

Contains 49 experiment each with six components that aid students in their analysis and interpretation: Advance Study Assignment, Introduction and Objectives, Equipment Needed, Theory, Experimental Procedures, and Laboratory Report and Questions.
Why Toast Lands Jelly-Side Down
by Robert Ehrlich
A sequel to Turning the World, this book
includes directions and explannations on
how to design 100 physics demonstrations.
The Flying Circus of Physics With Answers
by Jearl Walker
This book contains answers to the 600 stimulating questions. Walker explores problems of the everyday world.
PHYSICS TEACHING RESOURCES

Five Easy Lessons: Strategies for Successful Physics Teaching
by Randall Knight
Includes creative tips on how instructors can enhance and improve their physics class instruction techniques. Highly recommended.
Teaching Introductory Physics
by Arnold B. Arons
This guide,  is divided into three parts, the first deals with basic teaching techniques, the second with developing homework and tests, and the third introduces classical conservation laws. It gives instructors everything they need to make physics accessible.
Practical Physics Labs: A Resource Manual
by Peter Goodwin
Contains 45 experiments using affordable alternatives to specialized equipment. Teacher book includes step-by-step directions, reproducible student handouts, teacher notes, and quizzes
PHYSICS EQUIPMENT VENDORS

PASCO
Excellent quality equipment and materials.
Includes a variety of probeware as well as
equipment that can be used without probes.
VERNIER
Offers the best software all around: Logger Pro.
Top quality equipment and excellent customer service.
ARBOR SCIENTIFIC
Good resource for a variety of
materials for demos and simple labs.
EDUCATIONAL INNOVATIONS
Offers a neat collection of toys and materials for demonstrations. Great posters.
KELVIN
Excellent resource for physics projects materials: mousetrap cars, rockets,
electric motors, bridge building, etc.
AC SUPPLY
Excellent vendor of physics projects materials: bridge building, estes rockets, a variety of cars, etc.
4PHYSICS
Unique physics and "other" science toys and gifts.
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Physics Laboratory Manual
by David Loyd
Includes 45 college level experimnts
with detailed explanations.

IDEAL Physics Stuff
The place to buy all the massless, frictionless stuff as advertised in textbooks! (tongue in cheek:))