ERIC Number: EJ891958
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Ouseph, P. J.
Physics Teacher, v45 n1 p11-13 Jan 2007
Several papers have been published on the use of a CD as a grating for undergraduate laboratories and/or for high school and college class demonstrations. Four years ago "The Physics Teacher" had a spectacular cover picture showing emission spectrum as viewed through a CD with no coating. That picture gave the impetus to develop a system that can project the spectra of light falling on a CD on a white board or a screen. Such an arrangement would be more suitable to show diffraction spectra to a large class.
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Secondary School Science, High Schools, Light, Computer Uses in Education, Optics, Scientific Principles
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A