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|School / Organization||Spring Valley HS|
|Title||Ray Optics PhET Lab|
|Keywords||Optics rays index refraction focal distance|
|Description||Two-page (low paper use) lab with ten-point formal assessment at its conclusion. The lab should take no more than 50 minutes, including calculations and questions. This lab is easy for the students to perform and easy to grade. If absent, this lab can be done at home with little instructor input. This lab is performed late in a unit on general optics at an urban high school in Las Vegas, Nevada.|
|Level||High School, Undergraduate - Intro|
|Science as Inquiry - A|
|Physical Science - B|
|Life Science - C|
|Earth & Space Science - D|
|Science & Technology - E|
|Science in Personal and Social Perspective - F|
|History and Nature of Science - G|
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