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This web-based collection contains a variety of interactive Java tutorials on concepts in optics and the physics of light and color. These tutorials provide a hands-on approach to optics education. Users are able to virtually control prisms, shadows, and microscopes to explore physical systems. Tutorial topics range from fundamental properties of light to the operation of sophisticated microscopes.
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Optics
- Color
- General
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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© 1995 Michael Davidson
Keywords:
color, light, magnification, optics, polarization, reflection, refraction
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Metadata instance created May 14, 2009 by Alea Smith
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January 12, 2012 by Bruce Mason
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October 13, 2004
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M. Davidson, (1995), WWW Document, (http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/tutorials/index.html).
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M. Davidson, Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You - Interactive Java Tutorials, (1995), <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/tutorials/index.html>.
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Davidson, M. (2004, October 13). Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You - Interactive Java Tutorials. Retrieved December 22, 2014, from http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/tutorials/index.html
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Davidson, Michael. Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You - Interactive Java Tutorials. October 13, 2004. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/tutorials/index.html (accessed 22 December 2014).
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Davidson, Michael. Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You - Interactive Java Tutorials. 1995. 13 Oct. 2004. 22 Dec. 2014 <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/tutorials/index.html>.
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