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Title: Critical Angle
Url: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/critical_angle/
Publisher: Exploratorium (Organization).
Description: This website from the Exploratorium provides a demonstration of total internal reflection. The activity uses a fish aquarium to illustrate how a transparent material like water can act as a reflector. The site provides a thorough description of what to do, an explanation of what is happening, including the critical angle, and examples of its applications to optical fibers.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Physical optics -- Reflection
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Physical optics -- Refraction
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics -- Optics and light
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
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Language: English
Rights: Exploratorium
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: critical angle
Geometrical Optics
lasers
light
Modern Optics
Optics
Physics
reflection
refraction
science
total internal
Date Of Record Release: 2008-06-23 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2008-06-10 14:14:48 (W3C-DTF)
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Resource URL Clicks: 6
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