Maker Faire 2008

Locating rays, find the rays emanating from a minimag light point source

Afterimage, Move a minimag light around in space and observe the stringlike afterimage.

Diffraction, Observe the diffraction of light as it passes through a narrow slit. Uses a minimaglight.

Electrophorus, Charge a pieplate and observe sparks

Fluorescence vs Phosphorescence, explore how ultraviolet light excites these two forms of light emission.

Laser speckle, a laser pointer generates speckles which seem to move when you do.

Scientific Explorations with Paul Doherty

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2 May 2008