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ERIC Number: EJ1033281
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
A Simple, Small-Scale Lego Colorimeter with a Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Used as Detector
Asheim, Jonas; Kvittingen, Eivind V.; Kvittingen, Lise; Verley, Richard
Journal of Chemical Education, v91 n7 p1037-1039 Jul 2014
This article describes how to construct a simple, inexpensive, and robust colorimeter from a few Lego bricks, in which one light-emitting diode (LED) is used as a light source and a second LED as a light detector. The colorimeter is suited to various grades and curricula.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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