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31 resources with the concept lasers

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LIDAR: Mapping with Lasers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
We would be lost without maps! How are they made? Introduce junior topographers to LIDAR technology with a fascinating activity. Set up a mock city, then have learners operate a laser measure to determine the shape of the landscape using...
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Study Jams! Light

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Let there be light in your classroom with a video that explains that light travels in waves, the electromagnetic spectrum contains seven colors, and the color of an object depends on which light waves it reflects and absorbs. With...
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Light, Matter and Energy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Let Einstein's work shine the way. Pupils read about Einstein's iconic equation, E=mc^2, using a remote learning resource and see how ideas from other scientists such as Kepner, Curie, Galilei, and Newton led to its discovery. They...
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How Does Laser Eye Surgery Work?

For Students 6th - 12th
Everything you wanted to know about laser vision correction surgery but was afraid to ask; can be found in a short animated video. While highly technical, the animations that accompany the narration, make the surgery easy to understand....
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How Do Self-Driving Cars “See”?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What do you get when you mix LiDAR and integrated photonics technology? Why a self-driving car, of course. A fascinating short video describes how light detection and ranging, LiDAR for short, and integrated photonics technologies enable...
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Science of Laser Hair Removal in SLOW MOTION

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Lasers attack hair cells from the outside in. Young scholars observe a laser hair treatment in slow motion. They watch as the pulses of the laser destroy the external hair. The Veritasium instructor then describes the process happening...
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Lines on Paper - Laser Box

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
See what you cannot see by getting a little creative. An intriguing lesson has learners use lasers to explore X-ray diffraction. Given a box with unknown structures, they shine a laser through the box and interpret the results....
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Why Do We Care about Gravitational Waves?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Advances in technology lead to advances in science. As part of a larger playlist on physics, the video presenter explains the history of the discovery of gravitational waves. Using these waves provides insight into many different...
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How Does Laser Cooling Work?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
We typically think of lasers adding heat energy, but lasers can be used for cooling, too! An episode of a physics playlist discusses the science of lasers. Learners watch how to place lasers to effectively slow subatomic particles.
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Laser Challenge

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Help your class become laser focused on the connection between sound and light. Scholars set up mirrors to bend and direct lasers that are connected to a music source. Music should start playing when the laser hits the photoresistor.
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Nerding out on Star Wars Science

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are light sabers possible? Could the Death Star really vaporize a planet the size of Earth? Take a look at the science behind the fiction with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. Physicists sound off on the...
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Through Robot Eyes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How do robots assist ocean explorers in collecting data and images? The final installment in a five-part series has science scholars examine underwater images collected by robots and identify the organisms shown. Groups then calculate...
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How Lasers Work (In Theory)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Show laser focus through an engaging video lesson that explains the design of a laser. It includes an explanation of the behavior of photons as they work together to produce the laser.
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Help Wanted! Physicist

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Groups discover physics as they take an assigned scenario, perform research about different aspects of the subject matter, and present their findings to the class. From the presentations, learners must develop and support a point of view...
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Cavitation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bubbles—fun to play with or a cancer-killing device? Enthusiastic host of the video explains what cavitation is and how tiny bubbles can cause so much damage to ships. It then goes into other applications of cavitation and the direction...
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Curiosity: Mars' Next Visitor

For Students 9th - 12th
How would it feel if you were hired for a temporary job that was to last just over two years and you were still working every day more than five years later? Probably not very happy! The video shares the excitement when Curiosity was...
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Tractor Beams: Almost Real!

For Students 9th - 12th
Tractor beams attract an object from a distance and were first proposed in a science fiction novel published in 1931. A video explains how current tractor beams work, what they are able to move, and the limitations of moving things. It...
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Light

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
You matter, unless you multiply yourself by the speed of light ... then you energy. Presentation covers the behavior of light as both a wave and a particle, light versus sound, space travel, why objects have colors, depth perception,...
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How Dust Is Holding Science Back

For Students 9th - 12th
There are millions of dust particles in every breath of air. These tiny particles have a huge impact on nanotechnology, microchips, and other types of scientific research. The video highlights these concerns and how they are working to...
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Fun Physics You Can See

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Fascinating aspects of electromagnetic radiation and its use in obtaining and transferring information are described here. Learners will find the connections to current technology interesting. Although the slides are text-heavy, they do...
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Photoelectric Effect

For Students 10th - 12th
As the title implies, here is a collection of typical photoelectric effect problems that physics learners need to be able to solve. They determine the amount of energy of a photon, the photons produced per second, the frequency required...
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What is Inside a DVD Player? (5 of 5)

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
You probably know that there is laser in a DVD player, but how exactly does it work? The last of five videos explains the laser setup in the DVD player and how it is able to transmit stored information. The video begins with a drawing...
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Protecting the Mummified Troll

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers develop an invisible security system to protect a mummified troll.  In this security system lesson students view a portion of Mythbusters and begin their challenge.
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Security System Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain how laser security systems work.  In this security system design lesson students create a presentation of their system that they designed.