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How Does Laser Cooling Work?
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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- Have pupils create a list of uses for lasers to introduce the lesson
- Incorporate during a unit on light waves
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