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How does a transistor work?

by Jonathan Hare
How does a transistor work?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1707 views
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A short video explaining how transistors work.  At the heart of our high-tech society with radios, mobile phones, computers and space exploration are tiny electronic components called transistors.  They have revolutionised electronics and in the pr....

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00:06:00

Solar Cells

by Jonathan Hare
Solar Cells
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 5370 views
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A short video on solar cells explaining with accompanying information sheet. How they work and how Jonathan uses solar power at home.

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Simple Electrical Generator

by Jonathan Hare
Simple Electrical Generator
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1018 views
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With some simple circuitry and a homemade hand powered generator Jonathan makes AC and DC electricity that could be used for charging a mobile phone or attaching to a wind turbine.

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00:09:00

Paper Windmills

by Jonathan Hare
Paper Windmills
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 2645 views
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Jonathan makes some simple paper windmills/turbines and experiments with a simple generator to power house hold devices such as torches, calculators and even a radio.

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00:04:00

Mobile Phone

by Jonathan Hare
Mobile Phone
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1160 views
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Jonathan shows us with a cheap and simple homemade demonstration how your mobile telephone generates radio waves in order for you to use it to communicate.  As you will see you can use this method to explore many aspects of your mobile phone!

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Electrical Generator

by Jonathan Hare
Electrical Generator
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 966 views
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This short video shows one of the demonstrations for the Physics SEPNet exhibition - "Who will keep the lights on?" which travelled around the southern UK from February 2009.  We describe and explain the electrical generator demonstration which Jona....

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00:07:00

Potato Battery

by Jonathan Hare
Potato Battery
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1671 views
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When two different types of conductors are pushed into a potato chemical reactions take place charging them up - we have a simple electrochemical cell. A potato, zinc screw and carbon rod produce about 1V. We experiment joining a few of these cells u....

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Shake-a-Gen

by Jonathan Hare
Shake-a-Gen
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1111 views
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This is a simple yet effective demonstration of electricity generation. 500 turns of wire are wound onto a 35mm film can and the two ends are attached to an LED light. A strong magnet is placed in the can and the lid fixed back in place. The generato....

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Seawater Battery

by Jonathan Hare
Seawater Battery
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2037 views
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When two different metals are placed in a salt solution (an electrolyte) the chemistry produces a voltage. This is called a cell. By wiring up a number of these cells we can make a battery and use it to power electrical circuits.

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Three Windmills

by Jonathan Hare
Three Windmills
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1040 views
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Converting wind power into electricity seems like an ideal way of helping to solve our energy problems. However, the power generated by a windmill is dependent on the wind speed. If the wind drops to half its speed there is as little as an 1/8th of t....

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