Times Have Changed: Some Physics Teacher Stories
Henry H. Barschall, 1915–1997. (Image courtesy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Archives)
Constant volume gas thermometer.
Mercury spill on an old floor. (National Park Service Staff Photo)
Leaks from two mercury switches brought the HazMat team to City Hall, North Adams, MA September 2008. (www.iberkshires.com/story/28420/Mercury-Spill-Closes-North-Ada ms-City-Hall.html)
Watch this teacher destroy a student's cellphone after it rings during class. (www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPbMpadn9ZA)
Barschall's article in Physics Today described results of his most important research.
Barschall explained one of his most significant discoveries in The Physics Teacher.
Barschall's measurements of neutron polarization led him to develop good ways to present the subject.
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