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Mechanics

Baseball Flight
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oph9BP4lKjs

Billiards
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZqkaJDaz2A&feature=related

Building demolition
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhXuUd4doSE&feature=related

Breaking Sound Barrier
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHrwgRsX0BI

Collision – Face punch
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FqpDmUO0y0&feature=channel

Collision – Golf ball at 150 mph
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkB81u5IM3I&feature=related

Collision- water balloon to face
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90VyvOhPmA0&feature=fvw

Earthquakes – Research Using Shake Table
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlTg4or1eA4

Updated monitor of world’s earthquakes
http://www.iris.edu/seismon/

Foucault Pendulum
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9lbwFnZ254

Free Fall with No Air Friction – On Moon, Feather vs Hammer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5C5_dOEyAfk

Free Fall & Apparent Weightlessness on Space Station
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNnvm12TgT8

Hurricane Formation – Satellite view
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYNgD5qguLY

Hurricanes 101 – Good explanation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEPZOC6YHUc&NR=1

Mentos in Soda – Mythbusters
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjbJELjLgZg&feature=related

MIT Mechanics Course: This is part of MIT’s open courseware project, with over 20 video lectures on mechanics from well-known physics professor Walter Lewin. VERY impressive, with course notes, lectures, assignments and solutions, exams and solutions, and so on, found at this link.
http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-01-physics-i-classical-mechanics-fall-1999/index.htm

Quicksand with Bill Nye
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bU7t5bVfY4E

Space Shuttle Launch (view from space shuttle!)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qWWgvzWHUs

Space Shuttle Launch (view from ground)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FROxZ5i67k

Solar System Formation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwksMbFNEXs

Science of Sports – Bill Nye Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVC3oMizCP4

Science of Sports – Bill Nye Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT8-ZUa_yKM

Science of Sports – Bill Nye Part 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT8-ZUa_yKM

Soda Can Opening
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJUw1O6D--Y&feature=channel

Tacoma Bridge Collapse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mclp9QmCGs

Tornadoes – How they form
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kR85KpZT54c

Vectors (from Mech. Universe)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJBGfPfE4fQ&feature=related


Electricity and Magnetism

Auroras – Northern Lights
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy11nAdHDoY

E&M Course at MIT: This is part of MIT’s open courseware project, with over 20 video lectures on E&M from well-known physics professor Walter Lewin. VERY impressive, with course notes, lectures, assignments and solutions, exams and solutions, and so on, found at this link.
http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-02-electricity-and-magnetism-spring-2002/index.htm

Lightning - How does it form?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jM8h60S1GsM
Lightning – Impressive
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sn65RFvJKnk

Lightning from Space
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwFg09gvSFA

Magnetic Levitation (with superconductors – Meissner effect)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4XEQVnIFmQ

Magnetically Levitated Train – Fast!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weWmTldrOyo

Magnetic Wormhole
http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2015/aug/20/physicists-create-a-magnetic-wormhole-in-the-lab
Tesla Coils
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VX5V_9s0Gfw

Van de Graaf Generator – MythBuster style
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qgM1A3pgkQ&feature=related



Engineering - Applying Physics to Build Stuff and Solve Practical Problems
Is Engineering Right for You??
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vj-H_Mbfvu4

World's Largest Aircraft Carriers - engineering marvels, in my opinion!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhqLn1wKJAw
World's Biggest Airplanes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPJvWWricNo



Waves/Harmonic Motion

Standing Waves - Tacoma Bridge, A Classic
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-zczJXSxnw&NR=1

Standing Waves - Vologard Bridge
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEQrt_w7gN4


Vibrations and Waves MIT Course:
http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-03-physics-iii-vibrations-and-waves-fall-2004/
There are over 20 lectures on this, along with class notes and the entire Mechanics and E&M courses from freshman MIT physics. This is part of MIT’s open courseware project. An amazing amount of information! The first few video lectures are below.

Vibrations and Waves: MIT Lecture 1 (MIT Open Courseware, Prof. Walter Lewin)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvDePn41fPY&feature=channel

Vibrations and Waves: MIT Lecture 2 (MIT Open Courseware, Prof. Walter Lewin)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxBxZ9ASLq8&feature=channel

Vibrations and Waves: MIT Lecture 3 (MIT Open Courseware, Prof. Walter Lewin)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnI7Z3qeW58&feature=channel

Vibrations and Waves: MIT Lecture 4 (MIT Open Courseware, Prof. Walter Lewin)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPyTSvJnavE&feature=channel

Vibrations and Waves: MIT Lecture 5 (MIT Open Courseware, Prof. Walter Lewin)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7sCL65kJ-M&feature=channel



Optics

Reflection of Treasury Building in Puddle – Still Photo
http://epod.usra.edu/blog/2010/08/treasury-reflection.html



Relativity and Astronomy

Atomic Energy (E = mc2) – Atomic Bomb
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bw85r24WW3s

Big Bang – First Second of universe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HXPYO5YFG0&feature=related

Black Holes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leZdJmUF4lM

Hubble Images – Slide show (natural art!)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpGmm244N8M
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pA06Ck0eVs

Hubble Space Telescope Deep Field
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgg2tpUVbXQ&feature=related

Hubble Space Telescope Multimedia site
http://hubble.nasa.gov/multimedia/types.php

Evidence for Inflation
http://teachingexcellence.mit.edu/must-see/the-bicep2-results-and-what-they-mean-part4
NASA Home Page – Loaded with interesting multimedia options
http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html

The Milky Way 3-D
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7GiZMVNB20&feature=related

Meteor video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5S3WfNDD59Y&feature=related

Solar Eclipse
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K42UqWGdA_o

Relativity and Gravity – From Elegant Universe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpbGuuGosAY&feature=related

Relative Sizes of Planets and Stars
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P38ri8vQjRU&feature=related

SOHO Satellite – Images of Sun
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdwGb-iJOeI

The Universe – How big are you?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YL4cFjmnQT8&feature=related

Warped Space-Time – Gravity waves
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1tkM_f5B9s&feature=related



Quantum Mechanics

Bose-Einstein Condensation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnqAwtorUTE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls4efnPKegY&feature=related

Double-slit experiment – animated with Dr. Quantum…quite good!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_tNzeouHC4&feature=related

Quantum Computer – What’s the idea of this device?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KUMXe9gh7c

Quantum Entanglement
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lOWZ0Wv218
Quantum Mechanical Model of Atoms
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bpG1lEjJfY&feature=related

Quantum Mechanics - Development
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45KGS1Ro-sc&feature=related

Quantum Tunneling
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LKjJT7gh9s&NR=1&feature=fvwp

Uncertainty Principle Demonstrated
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KT7xJ0tjB4A&NR=1

Electron Waves – Electron microscope images
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYH8AlaHiNM

Superconductors
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4XEQVnIFmQ

Superfluid
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Z6UJbwxBZI


Particle Physics

Electrons, Protons and Neutrons – Standard Model
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vi91qyjuknM&feature=related

Fermilab – Quarks: Inside the Atom
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMgi2j9Ks9k&feature=related
Standard Model Primer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xnsMGNicho

Higgs Boson & Field – Why do particles have mass?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_HrQVhgbeo&feature=related

Particle Physics Rap at LHC – a MUST SEE!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j50ZssEojtM

Quarks and Leptons for Beginners
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGrDj5vFefQ&feature=related

LHC in Europe
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deFp4JtfR4w&feature=related



Nuclear Physics

Atomic Bomb Blasts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-22tna7KHzI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwlNPhn64TA&feature=related

Fission versus Fusion
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk6Hm1QoDYY



MythBusters
http://dsc.discovery.com/tv/mythbusters/

Nova on PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/

Powers of 10 – A classic!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fKBhvDjuy0

Chem-Phys is SO HOT
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmAUGQ-tI3I