Physics House

Physics House

Join Yanick in the Physics House to take a look at the physics behind every day phenomena we encounter in our homes.

  • Library: Secondary
  • Audience: Junior - Middle Secondary (Year 7-10)
  • Rating: E
  • Subject: Science
  • Release Date: July 2016
  • Produced: Australia

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Can I Bend Spoons with My Mind?

Can I Bend Spoons with My Mind?

Are people really capable of bending spoons with their minds? Will Yanick be able to work out the physics behind metal fatigue before he breaks every spoon in the Physics House kitchen?

ACSSU155, ACSSU182

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How Do I Hear My Stereo?

How Do I Hear My Stereo?

How do we hear music coming from a speaker? Join Yanick in Physics House as he investigates how vibrations are made in a speaker, and how sounds travels through different mediums to bring the sweet sounds of music to our ears.

ACSSU182

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Why Does Toast Land Buttered Side Down?

Why Does Toast Land Buttered Side Down?

Why is it that toast usually seems to land buttered-side down? Is it the weight of the butter? Or are there other forces at work? Join Yanick in the Physics House and get to the physics behind your ruined breakfast.

ACSSU117, ACSSU229

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Why Has My Tea Gone Cold?

Why Has My Tea Gone Cold?

Why does a glass of ice heat up while a mug of tea cools down? What’s making them change temperature? Can Yanick figure out the physics behind heat transfer before his morning tea in the Physics House is a lukewarm disappointment?

ACSSU155, ACSSU182

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