This lesson is a three part uinit which helps students explore angle of incidence, anle of refraction, and how light is transmitted through a waveguide for communication. The students can either do a guided inquiry or an independent inquiry. Part 1) Refraction tank. Part 2) Gelatin Waveguide. Part 3) Optical Fibers
Nano Content Map
Nanometer-sized things are very small, and often behave differently than larger things do.
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