ERIC Number: EJ324407
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Estimating the Speed of Light with a TV Set.
Schroeder, Michael C.; Smith, Charles W.
Physics Teacher, v23 n6 p360 Sep 1985
A television set, piece of aluminum foil, and meter stick can be used to estimate the speed of light within a few percentage points. The activity provides students with success and generates interest in physical optics. Steps in the experiment are outlined along with suggestions for obtaining accurate results. (DH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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