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T. Slater
In this laboratory activity, students learn about lenses and telescope construction. Students will describe the nature of convex lenses, measure the focal length of several lenses,…

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D. McBride
This learning activity teaches the basics of human vision. It covers the topics of basic optics, the structure of the eye, and the effects of the accommodation lens within the eye.…

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F. Hwang
This page contains a short explanation and Java simulation of the physics behind rainbows. It covers the reflection and refraction effects of light inside a water droplet as well as…

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K. Forinash and W. Christian
This is a collection of interactive tutorials on wave fundamentals, appropriate for algebra-based introductory physics courses. There are 31 sequenced tutorials, each with a…

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M. Davidson
This website features photo, video, and simulation galleries that explore the fascinating world of optical microscopy. This extensive library includes illustrated tutorials,…

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R. Widenhorn
This laboratory exercise uses standard physics laboratory equipment to create an analogy to image formation in Computed Tomography. Objects are placed in an enclosure that is largely…
Find the Focal Length JS Model  [ Computer Program ]

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A. Duffy and M. Belloni
The Find the Focal Length JavaScript Model shows how a spherical mirror reflects the rays from a point source. The Model specifically asks the user to determine the focal length of…

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R. Vieyra
This lesson blends physics, geometric optics, and biology as students explore light refraction through convex and concave "lenses" made of clear gelatin. The activity promotes…

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W. Christian and M. Belloni
The Physlet Physics Section 7: Optics provides a technology-enhanced introduction to topics in optics from an introductory physics course. Interactive javascript simulations are used…

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I. Galili, S. Bendall, and F. Goldberg, J. Res. Sci. Teaching, 30 (3), 271-301 (1993).
This is an article reporting the results of a study (n=27) focusing on the knowledge about image formation in geometrical optics. The student involved in the study are prospective…
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