ERIC Number: EJ592168
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
A Classroom Demonstration of Rayleigh Light Scattering in Optically Active and Inactive Systems.
Pecina, Monica Avalos; Smith, Charles A.
Journal of Chemical Education, v76 n9 p1230-33 Sep 1999
Argues that the concept of optical activity is vague to students because it is difficult for instructors to demonstrate the phenomenon in the classroom. Presents a demonstration that allows students to observe and manipulate the optical path of polarized light through optically inactive and active solutions. (CCM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A