We found 55 resources with the concept optics
Newton and Leibniz: Crash Course History of Science #17
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The scientific revolution went out with a bang, thanks to some impressive intellectuals! Newton's and Leibniz's noteworthy discoveries unfold in the 17th installment in a lengthy History of Science series. Viewers witness the birth of...
The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Sword duels, religious unrest, war—who says science is boring? Aspiring astronomers discover fascinating facts about the famous scientists that dared challenge the accepted model of the solar system in the 13th video of a 16-part History...
This Crystal Can Split Light Particles
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Can photons be split? It appears that way! Observe as one photon becomes two during a video from an informative physics playlist. The resource examines the nature of photons, how the crystals can help increase or decrease the number of...
Optical Simulation of a Transmission Electron Microscope
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...
The Brightest Part of a Shadow Is in the Middle
7 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Shed some light on the nature of shadows! Science sleuths investigate a 200-year-old theory that light will form a bright spot in the center of a sphere's or circle's shadow with a video from Veritasium. The resource explains the...
Optical Instruments: Crash Course Physics #41
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How does a lens work? A thorough video lesson addresses this question by looking at the lenses of human eyes, telescopes, and microscopes. Light waves play an important role function of each of these objects. This is the 41st lesson in...
Determination of the Refractive Index of a Liquid Using the Apparent Depth Method
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Many optical illusions work based on the refraction of light. Pupils investigate how the eye locates images and tracks refraction. They find the refractive index of a fluid using the apparent depth method in the fourth lesson plan in the...
Shedding a "Little" Light on Cancer Surgery
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Many types of cancer treatments now depend on nanotechnology—a big "little" discovery. Scholars begin by removing "malignant" tissue from simulated brains, one using fluorescent markers thanks to nanotechnology and one without. This...
Determination of the Refractive Index of a Glass Block Using Snell's Law
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Willebrord Snellius, an astronomer and mathematician, is known in the English speaking world as Snell. The third lesson in the 11-part series uses Snell's Law. Scholars locate an image formed in a glass block with a search pin. Then they...
What Are Those Floaty Things in Your Eye?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ever find yourself looking at a clear blue sky and notice something that seems to be floating across your eye? Well, you're not alone. Watch this short video to find out exactly what causes this and other common visual phenomenon.