Conceptual Physics Alive: Light Waves

Item # 99-0290

Arbor Scientific

99-0290

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Master teacher Paul Hewitt teaches concepts on Light Waves and demonstrates the interference of light waves with laser light and related to the colors of thin films.

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Conceptual Physics Alive: Light Waves includes a digital video and questions set with answers.

Observe Paul Hewitt teach in a classroom with real students, using engaging demonstrations and artwork. In this video, the interference of light waves is demonstrated with laser light and related to the colors of thin films. A discussion on polarization is illustrated using polarizing material. Segment length: 30 minutes

Light Waves Includes:

  • Hewitt begins with the beautiful colors of Peacocks feathers Soap bubbles Abalone shells Gasoline on a wet street.
  • Interference colors.
  • Demonstration of wave interference by irregular surfaced glass in the beam of a laser.
  • Chalkboard sketch explanation of laser interference.
  • Chalkboard sketch explanation of the colors from gasoline on a wet street.
  • Skit about watching the colors of bathtub soap bubbles.
  • Coated camera lenses.
  • Polarization of the action of ropes vibrating within the slats of a fence.
  • Polarization of light waves.
  • Demonstration of Polaroid filters.
  • Edwin Land's fashioning of the first Polaroid filters.
  • Demonstration of a pair of Polaroids crossed to show light blockage.
  • Vector nature of light reviewed.
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Polaroid glasses for 3-D viewing.

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