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Title: Light at the End of the Tunnel: An Introduction to the Study of Fiber Optics
Url: http://matse1.matse.illinois.edu/ceramics/e.html
Publisher: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
Description: The Materials Science and Technology Teacher's Workshop (MAST) provides this experiment on fiber optics. The lesson aims to show that light will travel down a glass tube because of internal reflection. This module will help students understand the physical properties that allow fiber optics technology to work.

The lesson includes a step by step explanation of the laboratory procedure, discussion questions and a link to a video clip.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Physical optics -- Fiber optics
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
Technology -- Chemical technology -- Clay industries. Ceramics. Glass
Technology -- Manufactures
Technology -- Manufactures -- Packaging -- Materials -- Special materials, A-Z -- Glass
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Tech prep
Key Concept: Electrical engineering -- Fiber optics
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: NetWorks
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