Apparatus Competition -- Summer 2002

125th Meeting of the AAPT

Boise State University


Introductory Laboratory Awards:

2nd Place Tie ($600 each)

Black Box: Mass-Spring Laboratory Experiment
J.C. Amato
R.E. Williams
E.J. Galvez

Archimedes: A Black Box Mechanics Laboratory
E.J. Galvez
R.E. Williams
J.C. Amato

3rd Place ($200)
Sound Construction: A Doppler Effect Experiment
Robert Bishop


Best High School Entry ($100):

A Kaleidoscope Using Polarization Colors
Bill Franklin


Low Cost Awards ($100 each):

A Different Kind of DC Motor
Judy Doyle
Jerry Pepera

Making Visible the Light Cone
Marc Kossover

Low Cost Fan Cart with "Duelling Fan Units" and Controller Box
Robert A. Morse
John L. Makous

Square Carbon-Paper Resistors
P.J. Ouseph

Apparatus for Demonstration of Apparent Weightlessness
Alexander Sapozhnikovl
Roman Ya. Kezerashvili



Introductory Laboratory Entries:

     Black Box:  Mass-Spring Laboratory Experiment
J.C. Amato
R.E. Williams
E.J. Galvez

     Sound Construction:  A Doppler Effect Experiment
Robert Bishop

     A Different Kind of DC Motor
Judy Doyle
Jerry Pepera

     Radioactive Decay and Daughter Build-up Simulation
Alice Flarend
Richard Flarend

     Archimedes:  A Black Box Mechanics Laboratory
E.J. Galvez
R.E. Williams
J.C. Amato

     "Push-Me Pull-You" Fan Cart Controller
Robert Morse

     Electric Fields and Equipotential Lines
P.J. Ouseph

     Atomic Force Microscope Model
Matthew T. Smith


Low Cost Entries:

     Black Box:  Mass-Spring Laboratory Experiment
J.C. Amato
R.E. Williams
E.J. Galvez

     Open and Closed Standing Wave Resonance Chambers
Machele Cable

     Lecture Size Pith Balls
Machele Cable

     A Different Kind of DC Motor
Judy Doyle
Jerry Pepera

     Radioactive Decay and Daughter Build-up Simulation
Alice Flarend
Richard Flarend

     Double-Source Interference Model
Richard Flarend

     A Kaleidoscope Using Polarization Colors
Bill Franklin

     Archimedes:  A Black Box Mechanics Laboratory
E.J. Galvez
R.E. Williams
J.C. Amato

     Making Visible the Light Cone
Marc Kossover

     Low Cost Collision Carts
John Makous

     Low Cost Fan Cart with "Duelling Fan Units" and Controller Box
Robert A. Morse
John L. Makous

     Square Carbon-Paper Resistors
P.J. Ouseph

     Apparatus for Demonstration of Apparent Weightlessness
Alexander Sapozhnikovl
Roman Ya. Kezerashvili

     The Lead Bell Project
Clarence Bennett


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