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Index of Refraction

The semicircular block is ideal for a first quantitative activity on refraction. When placed as in this activity, rays bend only when exiting the block, simplifying observations. Students will measure angles of incidence and refraction, and calculate the index of refraction of Plexiglas.

Required Equipment
Light Box and Optical Set, Power Supply, Protractor, Refraction Cup

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Light Box and Optical Set

In Stock SKU: P2-9561

Light Box Power Supply

In Stock SKU: P4-7250


In Stock SKU: P1-1050

Refraction Cup

SKU: P2-1230