6 Optics

Parallel mirrors - Video

Catalog: 
6A10.45
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Place objects between parallel mirrors and view them over one of the mirrors.

Fresnel lens - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
6A65.70B
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Fresnel lens magnification. Animation showing construction of a Fresnel lens.

Light in a vacuum - Video

Catalog: 
6A02.10
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Place a flashing light in a bell jar to emphasis the point.

Rainbow Sticks

demonstration image
Catalog: 
6A46.26
Location: 
Fb2
Rainbow sticks are used as a model to show sunlight reflects and then refracts to make the colors and shape of the rainbow.

Location of image - Video

Catalog: 
6A10.60A
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Place a sheet of glass between a burning candle and a glass of water so the image of the candle appears in the glass.

Bichsel boxes - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
6B40.20
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Two black boxes have blacker appearing holes in them. One box actually is painted white inside.

Shadows - Video

Catalog: 
6A02.15A
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Cast shadows with a point source.

Rainbow disc - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
6A46.30
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :A single beam is used with a spherical glass element on an optical board to show the path of refracted light that produces a rainbow.

Mirror box - Video

Catalog: 
6A10.65
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Two people look into opposite ends of a box containing a half silvered mirror in the center. As the light on one end is dimmed, the light on the other brightens, causing metamorphosis.

Infrared in spectrum - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
6B40.41
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Hold a thermopile connected to a galvanometer in different parts of a spectrum.

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