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Publisher: NASA Science Mission Directorate
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This NASA-created web site introduces electromagnetic waves and their behaviors to secondary learners. Each region of the spectrum is described, illustrated, and accompanied by video…
  
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This is an interactive tutorial on the topic of optical thin lenses. A lens is bi-convex if both surfaces are curved outward. In this Java-based simulation, students explore how…
  
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This is an interactive tutorial on the topic of magnification. Single lenses such as the bi-convex lens are useful in tools designed for simple magnification applications, such as…
  
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This item is a standards-based lesson plan for grades 6-9 on the nature of light. It provides a detailed blueprint for reproducing the historical experiment in which William Herschel…
  
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This applet demonstrates lens combination. It has both concave and convex lenses. The user can move the lenses around on the optical bench and when they switch on the light, they can…
  
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Publisher: Integrated Teaching and Learning Program: Teach Engineering
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This resource is a one-week experiential learning module for high school physics on the topic of spectroscopy. Students create a spectrograph prototype using their calculation of the…
  
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Publisher: New England Board of Higher Education
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This resource is a set of simple and low-cost lab manuals on the topic of optics, developed for high school and lower-level undergraduate level. The manuals were designed to give…
  
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This web site provides step-by-step directions for constructing a pinhole camera out of an oatmeal box and other common household items. Each step is supplemented with photos to show…
  
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This is a classroom lab for grades 6-12 designed to allow students to compare the action of a pinhole camera and a lens camera. It gives directions for setting up a carbon filament…
  
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This item is a research-based lesson plan on the topic of total internal reflection (TIR), designed for use in introductory physics classrooms. It is aligned with the Interactive…
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