Welcome to the Physics Lecture Demonstrations page!

The lecture demonstrations that the physics department provides are designed to help faculty spark student interest in science, help students make predictions and identify misconceptions, facilitate discussions and showcase curricular concepts. The demonstrations listed here are available to faculty as instructional resources.
Newtons Demo

Helpful Links

PIRA 1000

WSU Physics

MIT Physics 

Cornell University

Wake Forest University

Carelton Direct Measurement Demos

Berkeley Applet Index

PhET Interactive Simulations



These demonstrations are provided only for illustrative use by persons affiliated with Bellevue College and only under the direct supervision of a trained instructor or physicist.  Bellevue College is not responsible for demonstrations performed by those using their own equipment or who choose to use this reference material for their own purpose.  The demonstrations included here are within the public domain and can be found in materials contained in libraries, bookstores, and through electronic sources.  Performing all or any portion of any of these demonstrations, with or without revision, in a manner not depicted or directed here, entails inherent risks.  These risks include, without limitation, bodily injury (and possible death), including risks to health that may be temporary or permanent and that may exacerbate a preexisting medical condition; and property damage or loss.  Anyone performing any part of these demonstrations, even with revisions, knowingly and voluntarily assume all risks associated with them.


Last Updated May 1, 2020