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ERIC Number: ED481372
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 96
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Optics: Light, Color, and Their Uses. An Educator's Guide with Activities in Science and Mathematics.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Huntsville, AL. George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
This educator's guide from discusses optics, light, color and their uses. Activities include: (1) "Reflection of Light with a Plane (Flat) Mirror--Trace a Star"; (2) "Reflection of Light with Two Plane Mirrors--Double Mirrors Placed at a 90-Degree Angle"; (3) "Reflection of Light with Two Plane Mirrors--Double Mirrors Placed at a Number of Angles"; (4) "Making a Kaleidoscope--Construction of a Large Kaleidoscope Using PVC Pipe"; (5) "Making a Periscope"; (6) "Constructing a Spectroscope"; (7) "Exploring Diffraction with a Spectroscope--The Electromagnetic Spectrum"; (8) "Diffraction of Light by Very Small Apertures"; (9) "Discovering Color with a Prism--Fabrication of a Prism from Acrylic Plastic"; (10) "Light and Color--Color Spinners"; (11) "Light and Color--Filters"; (12)"Light and Color--Hidden Messages"; (13) "Simple Magnifiers"; (14) "Focusing Light with a Lens"; (15) "Building a Telescope--Diagrams of Reflector and Refractor Telescopes"; (16) "Building a Microscope--Construction of a Microscope--A File Folder Microscope"; (17) "Interference Fringes"; and (18) "Polarization of Light. (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Huntsville, AL. George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.