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Title Light Behaves Like a Wave (sometimes...)
Description Activity that serves as both an opportunity to review wave phenomenon, and discover the wavelike properties of light.
Subject Earth Science, Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Light, diffraction, interference, optics, waves
Simulation(s) Wave Interference


Author(s) Nathan Quarderer
Contact Email quarderern@nicc.edu
School / Organization Northeast Iowa Community College
Date submitted 11/20/13
Date updated 12/2/13