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Description:

This item is a Java simulation that illustrates the effect of lens shape on the refraction of light passing through its surface. The simulation can be controlled to produce either convex or concave surfaces. This item is part of a larger collection of materials for students of introductory optics. See Related Items below to link to the full index on Light and Color and to the text tutorial Introduction to Lenses.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

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Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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