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Description:

This Exploratorium web page offers an at-home experiment demonstrating how the radiation from an electric heater can be focused into a point, or "hot spot", in the same way that visible light rays are focused. The experiment description lists all the necessary supplies, steps, and procedures needed to carry out the experiment.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),heat radiation,Mathematics,Geometrical Optics,Optics,radiation,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081005193418874T,Informal Education,Higher Education,Middle School,focal length,heat,Physics,General Public,Thermo & Stat Mech,reflection,Reflection - Curved Surfaces,light,thermal radiation,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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