The Physics Petting Zoo
The Physics Petting Zoo is an adjunct to the Online Physics Courses for elementary and middle school teachers, which teach the concepts of physics through hands-on activities (like the ones featured in the Physics Petting Zoo) that can be used in the classroom.
To request a visit to the Physics Petting Zoo, please fill out the form at https://pa.as.uky.edu/physics-petting-zoo-request-form
Here is a list of the stations in the University of Kentucky Physics Petting Zoo
1)Make It Go circuit boards (3)
(I, II) -Two boards with single circuit elements
(III) -One board with series circuit elements
2)Visible Electric Motor
6)Optical Toy (cylindrical mirror)
12)Red View / Blue View
13)The Fresnel Lens
18)Find the Paperclips
24)Make a Vacuum (plunger)
There are some more Zoo stations that are one-of-a-kind. There are described here.
Copyright 2004 Joseph P. Straley and Sally A. Shafer -- The University of Kentucky Physics Petting Zoo