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Lasers and Mirrors Science Class


Teacher: To be announced

Language: English
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Description: Students use their reflections in plastic mirrors to discover how to make a million eyes, a "tunnel" through the desk, periscopes, kaleidoscopes, and how the 'fun house' mirrors work. A laser is used to show the light path. This lesson works best in rooms that can be darkened.


Class Experiments

The following experiments will be demonstrated as part of this class:

Title: Fun House Effects
Created: 2008-07-13 14:03:12
Overview: Have you ever wondered why you look weird when you visit a Fun House? Try this fun experiment to fin...

Title: The Distorted Room
Created: 2008-07-16 04:42:08
Overview: Use a piece of mirror mylar to create a distorted image of your room.

Title: A Million Eyes
Created: 2008-07-16 05:10:53
Overview: Use two rigid mirrors two make a million eyes look at you.

Title: Build a Kaleidoscope
Created: 2008-07-16 14:34:56
Overview: Build your own Kaleidoscope with a few strips of mirror mylar and a cardboard tube.

Title: Build a Periscope
Created: 2008-07-19 15:30:36
Overview: Build your own periscope with two mirrors and a cardboard box and spy on people around corners and b...

Title: Bouncing Lasers
Created: 2008-07-23 04:52:51
Overview: Try this fun experiment to find out how a laser acts between two mirrors.

Title: The Laser Fish Tank
Created: 2008-07-24 03:55:07
Overview: What happens if you shine a laser in a fish tank?

Title: The Laser Bottle
Created: 2008-07-26 19:54:51
Overview: Use a plastic bottle with all kinds of shapes on it like grooves, curved spots, etc. to observe the ...

Title: Laser Sword
Created: 2008-07-26 20:10:56
Overview: Make your own laser sword with some fog in a dark room.

Title: Make a Rainbow and Mess with Sunlight
Created: 2008-07-26 20:22:46
Overview: Light from the sun is a mixture of a whole bunch of different frequencies. Let's see if you can get ...

Materials used

The following materials are required for this class:
- A laser pen
- A couple of plastic mirrors
- A cardboard tube
- An empty plastic pan
- Some thin strips of Mirror Mylar
- A big sheet of Mirror Mylar
- An empty plastic bottle
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