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This Exploratorium Snack website gives instructions and procedures for a simple polarization experiment using two polaroid filters and transparent tape to build a small model of a stained glass window. All necessary tools and materials are listed, along with all the steps for assembly. The site includes a description of the physics of polarization that explains how polarized light produces the colors in the mosaic.
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Light
- Polarization
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Keywords: Tape, birefringence, crossed polarizer, polaroid
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 12, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Oct 13, 2008 by Ed Lee
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(Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2008), WWW Document, (http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/polarized_mosaic/index.html).
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Polarized Light Mosaic (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 2008), <http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/polarized_mosaic/index.html>.
APA Format
Polarized Light Mosaic. (2008, February 16). Retrieved July 23, 2014, from Exploratorium: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/polarized_mosaic/index.html
Chicago Format
Exploratorium. Polarized Light Mosaic. San Francisco: Exploratorium, February 16, 2008. http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/polarized_mosaic/index.html (accessed 23 July 2014).
MLA Format
Polarized Light Mosaic. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 2008. 16 Feb. 2008. 23 July 2014 <http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/polarized_mosaic/index.html>.
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