9-13 July 2012
Africa/Johannesburg timezone

Physics Demonstration Competition


On the afternoon of Wednesday 11 July there will be a Physics Demonstration competition open for individuals or groups. Entrants will have 10 minutes to demonstrate a physics concept, and will be judged by peers and a group of school learners.

Click here for more information and the rules and regulations for the competition.

The following demonstrations were performed at the conference and are ordered by the results of the school learners votes.

Rank Demonstration Person/s Institution
1 Sounds Amazing Derek Fish University of Zululand
2 Jumping Shampoo: Non-Newtonian fluids as an optical wave guide Andrea von Flotow Stellenbosch University
3 The springy thingy Hannes de Meyer, Matthias Schmidt University of Pretoria
4 Thomson’s Jumping Ring Experiment Mark Gordon, David Motloung UNISA