Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538
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video - Grains of Rice
Purpose:To give students a 'feel' for what it means to change the amount of something by an order of magnitude.
Beakers are filled with rice in amounts which increase at each step by an order of magnitude from 1 grain of rice to approx. 10^6 grains.
Hints:You spill 'em, you count 'em.