6H Polarization

Polaroid's on the overhead - Video

demonstration image
Catalog: 
6H10.10 C
Location: 
3_1
Video Encyclopedia :Two polaroid sheets are partially overlapped while aligned and at 90 degrees.

Polaroids on an Optical Bench

demonstration image
Catalog: 
6H10.101
Location: 
Gc2
Demonstrates polarization of light using 2 or 3 Polaroid films mounted on an optical bench.

Microwave polarization

The receiver's antenna is oreinted parallel to the direction of polarization.
Catalog: 
6H10.20A
Location: 
Dc2
Microwave polarization

Karo Syrup Tank

Many colors can be seen as more syrup is added or the polaroid sheet is turned.
Catalog: 
6H30.40A
Location: 
Gc3, PS H359(ref.)
Fill a glass container with Karo syrup and insert glass objects (lenses). View the collection with crossed Polaroids on the overhead projector.

Two calcite crystals

Two images show up from the printed material below. Rotate the crystal and obser
Catalog: 
6H35.10
Location: 
Gc2
Calcite crystals - birefringence