The Wonders of Physics

Course Description

Never has there been a time when an understanding of science has been more important to the well-being of individuals and to the nation than the present. Yet many recent studies have documented a lack of interest in science and hence a decline in science literacy in the United States. To address this problem, the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 1984 began a program called The Wonders of Physics aimed at generating interest in physics among people of all ages and backgrounds. The heart of the program is a fast-paced presentation of physics demonstrations carefully chosen to be entertaining as well as educational. Video DVDs of past presentations of The Wonders of Physics are available for purchase for $25 each or $600 for the entire set (postpaid in the U.S.) from the University of Wisconsin Department of Physics, 1150 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706-1390. Call (608) 262-2927 or e-mail [email protected] to order or for further details.

The Wonders of Physics
Professor Clint Sprott
4 ratings

Video Lectures & Study Materials

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# Lecture Play Lecture
1 Classical Physics (54:48) Play Video
2 Classical Physics (51:34) Play Video
3 Classical Physics (58:50) Play Video
4 Classical Physics (58:59) Play Video
5 Wonders of Sound (28:51) Play Video
6 Classical Physics (59:05) Play Video
7 Chaos and Randomness (58:59) Play Video
8 Modern Physics (59:03) Play Video
9 Physics of the Weather (50:44) Play Video
10 Tenth Season Celebration (58:45) Play Video
11 Physics of the Body (57:17) Play Video
12 Physics of Energy (57:32) Play Video
13 Classical Physics (58:16) Play Video
14 Chaos and Randomness (55:22) Play Video
15 Fifteenth Season Celebration (58:41) Play Video
16 Physics of the Late 1800s (57:18) Play Video
17 Physics of the New Millennium (57:57) Play Video
18 Physics of the 21st Century (56:22) Play Video
19 Physics of Transportation (57:20) Play Video
20 Twentieth Season Celebration (57:42) Play Video
21 States of Matter (58:21) Play Video
22 World Year of Physics (58:48) Play Video
23 Celebration of New Lecture Hall (57:56) Play Video
24 Physics of Water (58:27) Play Video
25 25th Season Celebration (58:59) Play Video
26 Physics of the Cosmos (59:15) Play Video
27 Physics of Sports (56:30) Play Video
28 Physics of the Arts (58:36) Play Video
29 Physics of the Wisconsin Idea (58:39) Play Video
30 30th Season Celebration (58:06) Play Video
31 Physics of Dimensions (58:42) Play Video


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cosmobc wrote 13 years ago.
Great videos!

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