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Exploratorium: Snacks About Light Feature Summary

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Exploratorium: Snacks About Light
To do a simple experiment with a convex lens, go to Exploratorium: Snacks About Light, scroll down to the bottom of the list of activities, and click on "Water Sphere Lens." Try using a fishbowl of water as a lens. You can do the same activity with a magnifying glass, but be sure NOT to look through the magnifying glass into a bright light, or into the sun.

(This feature was updated on July 16, 2013.)
July 16, 2007 - August 1, 2007