New Jersey SAS
Site Created Jun 11 2000
Last Updated Feb 20 2007
NJ chapter of the
We offer a live and open forum for hands-on science
Seeing atoms is our theme for 2004/5. We're still collecting ideas.
Light polarization There are two kinds of light but our eyes can't see the difference. Some animals can, though, and so can some clever experiments! One of our 2003 activities.
Measuring the speed of
light There are many ways. How do they compare? Which is the
most convincing, the most elegant, the most accurate, ... the cheapest?
Detecting tidal forces from your basement. Is it possible? The effects are very, very small and that's the challenge. The question is still open!
Building a bat detector was our summer 2000 project. Locate bats by listening to their ultrasound emissions! We have built detectors and have some bat recordings. We can always use more!
Pictures and accounts of some of our other activities