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15 resources with the concept fiber optics

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How The Internet Works

For Students 6th - 12th
Imagine spiders crawling around a virtual web! Welcome to the internet. A series of eight short, entertaining videos explain how the internet works. The series begins with an explanation of just what the internet is. Subsequent topics...
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Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Light and Quantum

For Students 9th - 12th
This is a stellar overview of everything light and quantum! There are 30 multiple choice questions, none of them requiring any mathematical computation. There are a few diagrams to analyze: light rays striking reflective and refractive...
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The Hidden Network that Makes the Internet Possible

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many use the Internet but few know how it works. Viewers learn more about the network behind the Internet with a short video that explains the fiber optics and integrated photonics that make global communication possible.
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The Internet: Wires, Cables and WiFi

For Students 6th - 12th
You thought hooking up your TV was difficult! Scholars learn about the various components that allow Internet users to send information across vast distances. This includes wires, fiber optic cables, and WiFi. 
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How to Control Light with Water

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can you bend light waves using water? Physics Girl demonstrates this phenomenon and explains how it happens as part of her larger series. She then details the applications and even explains how the Internet works.
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The Fibre Optic Cable Class

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Many people know that fiber optics are used in delivering the Internet, but are surprised to learn they are also used in astronomy. Scholars explore light, reflection, and fiber optics through hands-on activities. They discuss methods of...
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Optics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Don't worry, optics is a light topic! The presentation covers reflection, refraction, fiber optics, mirages, prisms, rainbows, dispersion, mirrors, lenses, telescopes, diffraction, the human eye, and much, much more. Presentation is the...
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Sending Bits in the Real World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A bit optional. How do computers transmit in the real world? Pupils research a device that is used in transmitting bits, then individuals create a poster that presents the information they have learned about their device. 
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How Do They Do It - Jet Engines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Jet engines generally work to generate thrust by creating a high-speed exhaust. See how this is done with fans, air compressors, a combustion chamber, and fuel. The precision is specific, especially for the turbine blade. Hear exactly...
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Introduction to Light Scattering

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
When young physicists study light, they will need to explore refraction, fiber optics, and birefringence. Within this resource are the background information and activity instructions for exploring all of these phenomena. Use all of the...
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DISCOUNT LENSES ( GELATIN WAVE GUIDES)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study attributes associated with concept of fiber optics is done using a labmade fiber optic from clear molded gelatin. A variety of shapes can be cut and pieced together to form a conduit to transmit the laser beam by...
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Fiber Optics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is a printout of the slides for a presentation on fiber optics. In bullet-style notes, it covers how optic fibers work, their structure, different types, and their use. You may use these as a lecture guide, or if you want to take...
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Miscellaneous Light Topics

For Students 9th - 12th
In this light topics science worksheet, students read selections about fiber optics, fluorescent light, incandescent light, total internal reflection, polarization, glow-in-the-dark light, and lasers. Students then respond to 32...
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Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils investigate the positive and negative aspects of a variety of types of energy. Questions are formulated by cooperative groups and passed to classmates to be answered.
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Fiber Optics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the uses of optical fibers, are exposed to the principles of refraction and total internal reflection, solve problems relating to the design of fiber optic cables, and compare them to copper transmission lines.