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Title Images from Convex Lenses (Inquiry Based)
Description This is an inquiry based activity that I used with a traditional double convex lab. We used lenses to project images and the used the activity to make sense of the observations. Learning Goals: Students will be able to explain:How a converging lens makes images. How changing the lens effects where the image appears and how it looks The clicker questions include some concepts about plane mirrors.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Concept Questions, Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Light, Radiation, image, lens, math, phet activity
Simulation(s) Geometric Optics


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET CU Boulder
Date submitted 2/9/06
Date updated 7/9/13