Optics Collection: Resources developed in coordination with The Optical Society (OSA)
Rainbow Science Digi-Kit not yet Available
Using a diffraction grating, determine what makes up white light.
Glowstick Science Digi-Kit not yet Available
Mix fluorescent liquid from glowsticks to model the addition of light.
Jelly Filter Science Digi-Kit not yet Available
Use colored "Jell-O" to create filters for predicting how projected images will look when viewed through them.
Polarizer Science Digi-Kit not yet Available
Observe the effect of polarizers on light, and draw connections to animals that can perceive polarized light.
Candy Science Digi-Kit not yet Available
Attempt to sort colored candies under single-colored light, and learn about color by subtraction.
Thermopaper Science Digi-Kit not yet Available
Observe selective reflectivity of thermopaper as the temperature is changed.
Gelatin Lens Science
Use clear gelatin to construct convex and concave lenses to observe their influence on light rays.
Flex Mirror Science Digi-Kit not yet Available
Use a flexible piece of mirror paper or Mylar to change the shape of a mirror and observe changes in the image produced.
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