National Science Teachers Association Convention 2001

By: Marshall Brain

University of Missouri

The University of Missouri was out in force to show teachers a number of classroom demonstrations and present different engineering programs for students. Free kits are available from to demonstrate superconductivity (you need access to liquid nitrogen for this to work):

Heating a space shuttle tile with a blow torch shows the incredible insulating properties of this ceramic material:


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