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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Aquarium Tank Optics

PIRA 6A00.02

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Description:

The aquarium is filled with flourescene dyed water (looks like Mt. Dew!). A light source is aimed from one end and lenses or mirrors are dunked into the tank. The dye allows the light path to be seen, showing the optical effects on the light.

Recipe and
Location:

Lenses
Light Source
Lens Holder
Aquarium
Flourescene Dye

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

None

 

Real Video:

None

Notes:

none at this time

 

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