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This hands-on activity explains how polarizing sunglasses work. The materials are easily accessible, directions are provided, and the observations are explained. Diagrams help show how to do the experiment and help explain what polarization is.
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- Polarization
- High School
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Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 28, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Aug 02, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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Exploratorium. (2006, August 21). Polarized Sunglasses. Retrieved July 21, 2024, from
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