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published by the Exploratorium
This site from the Exploratorium contains a simple demonstration of how objects can disappear when placed in a liquid.  The activity uses glass objects and Wesson™ oil.  The site provides an explanation of the refraction and reflection involved along with related physics concepts and extension activities.
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General Physics
- Properties of Matter
Light
- Geometrical Optics
- High School
- Middle School
- Informal Education
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Access Rights: Free access
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Keywords: index of refraction, light, optical density, reflect, refract, speed
Record Cloner: Metadata instance created July 10, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: May 06, 2008 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(Exploratorium, San Francisco), WWW Document, (http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/disappearing_glass_rods/).
AJP/PRST-PER
Disappearing Glass Rod, (Exploratorium, San Francisco), <http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/disappearing_glass_rods/>.
APA Format
Disappearing Glass Rod. (n.d.). Retrieved September 30, 2014, from Exploratorium: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/disappearing_glass_rods/
Chicago Format
Exploratorium. Disappearing Glass Rod. San Francisco: Exploratorium. http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/disappearing_glass_rods/ (accessed 30 September 2014).
MLA Format
Disappearing Glass Rod. San Francisco: Exploratorium. 30 Sep. 2014 <http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/disappearing_glass_rods/>.
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