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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Polaroids on Overhead

PIRA 6H10.10

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Description:

One Polaroid layed on the overhead will polarize light in a particular direction; it will appear to block out some of the light. Another polaroid on top of it can be turned so that it orientation is opposite of the first, thus letting no light through.

Recipe and
Location:

Polaroid Sheets

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Notes:

none at this time

 

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