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The Physics Classroom: Reflection and Refraction

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The six concept-builders in the Physics Classroom: Reflection and Refraction series uses carefully crafted questions to target various concepts involving mirrors and lenses. The first interactive provides three levels of practice...
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Experimental Science Physics Packs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Available for download as pdf files, the 11 Experimental Science Physics Packs in this unit module are designed for high school physics classes. In the first lesson, scholars use plumb lines to determine the center of gravity in...
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Space-Based Astronomy Educator Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
The Space-Based Astronomy Educator Guide teaches middle schoolers about the Earth’s atmosphere, the electromagnetic spectrum, and telescopes. Divided into units of study, including science demonstrations, lesson plans, and worksheets,...
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The L.O.S.T. Art of Image Description - Converging Lenses

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Magnifying glasses and cameras often use converging lenses, but how do they alter an image? Pupils discover a lens, axis, and object arrow before identifying four characteristics of the resulting image. They label the location,...
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The Story Behind Your Glasses

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Get a new view of vision enhancement with this innovative little film. The history of man's use of lenses and the advancement of optic technology is perused with captivating graphic animation and easy-to-follow narration. Incorporate...
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Light and Optics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Nineteen word problems dealing with frequency, speed, reflection, and refraction of light are provided here. Empower your physics masters to manipulate equations for computing angles, focal lengths, image heights, and more! This is a...
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Take-Home Midterm Exam #3

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
The University of Hawaii has published a vast collection of midterm and final exams for their Physics 152 course. This particular exam offers a variety of assessment methods, and covers the topic of electromagnetic radiation....
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Can You Bend Light like This?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Looking for instruction that seems more like wizardry? Look no further! Show your scholars some pretty amazing light experiments using a video from a comprehensive science playlist. The narrator performs and explains three simple yet...
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How 3D Holograms Work

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Time for a change in perspective. A video lesson explores the progression from 2-D to 3-D images. The instructor from the physics playlist first explains the workings of a traditional camera and compares that to the creation of a 3-D...
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Could You Replace Your Eye with a Camera?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Eyeballs or cameras—which have the best functions? The video presentations compare the important functions of the eyeball and the camera. As technology changes, cameras become more impressive, but the eyeball still out-functions the...
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Dissecting The Camera

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
An episode of a film history playlist looks at camera technology and the roles of the various operators. The narrator presents an overview of different types of film camera lenses, apertures, shutter speed, frame rates, ISO, and codex....
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Beam Focusing Using Lenses

For Students 11th - 12th
Explore optics using an inquiry-based experimental approach! Young scholars use a set of materials to design and build a unit capable of focusing a beam of light. They experiment with different lenses to determine the best approach to...
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Optical Simulation of a Transmission Electron Microscope

For Students 11th - 12th
Don't have an electron microscope? Have your classes build the next best thing! A hands-on lesson asks scholars to build a model of Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM). They then use their models to identify the function of each...
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Sandwich Bag Fire Starter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many ways to you know to start a fire? The video offers instructions for starting a fire without a match, lighter, or magnifying glass. As a resourceful option, it focuses on a method using a sandwich bag, water, and the sun to heat...
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Crazy Pool Vortex

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Tornadoes, hurricanes, whirlpools, and water going down the drain all contain of a vortex. The video demonstrates how to create two vortices that travel together the length of a swimming pool. It explains the physics behind the concept...
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Microscopes: Focal Point

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The 1590s saw the invention of the first compound microscope. Scholars learn about how microscopes work and how to properly focus one. The lesson stresses the science fields that use microscopes and the difference between electron...
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How to See Without Glasses

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What should you do if you are studying for a test and your glasses break? The video introduces an easy way to instantly improve your vision. It discusses why it works and the physics behind vision, lenses, and focus.
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Contact Lens

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do contact lenses work? The simulation allows young scientists to explore focal length and lens type to see how and why contact lenses work. Pupils control the focal length for an eye and a lens, the type of lens, and the distance...
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Magnifying Glass

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can a magnifying glass or reading glasses make things appear larger? Scholars simulate moving a lens closer or farther from an object to observe the resulting image. They also alter the lens focal length. The simulation shows the...
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Finding the Focal Length of a Lens Using the Ray Box

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The iPhone 7 has double the focal length on the secondary camera than the iPhone 6, but what is focal length? The fifth lesson plan in an 11-part series teaches scholars to solve for focal length of a lens using a ray box. After finding...
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Gravitational Lensing Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Investigate light in space as it encounters a large mass of matter. Learners discover the idea of gravitational lensing through an interactive activity. They adjust the size and location of the mass to see the effect on the path of...
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Geometric Optics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What would happen if your entire world was flipped upside down? In addition to changing the distance and size of an object, lenses flip the image upside down. The simulation allows scholars to vary the object, move the object, move the...
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Optics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Don't worry, optics is a light topic! The presentation covers reflection, refraction, fiber optics, mirages, prisms, rainbows, dispersion, mirrors, lenses, telescopes, diffraction, the human eye, and much, much more. Presentation is the...
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Correcting Vision

For Students 9th - 12th
A video explains the two most common vision problems, nearsightedness and farsightedness. It includes detail of what causes each and how they can be corrected using lenses and surgery.