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Big vs. Little – Micro to Nano

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Here's a small collection that introduces young scientists to some very big concepts. Kids complete an interactive, build structures, use magnifying lenses to find micro specimens, and compare objects—large and small. Learners examine...
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Tools of Magnification

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Life science learners need to be able to use a microscope. With this comprehensive resource, they first experience how lenses and magnification work, and then get familiar with using a compound microscope. Tremendous background...
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Physics 152 ~ Fall 2003 Midterm Exam #3, Parts A, B

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Illuminated physics stars show what they know about light by taking this exam. They match several related vocabulary terms to descriptions and answer multiple choice questions about the characteristics of light, magnification, and...
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Take-Home Midterm Exam #3, Part A

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Let your physics learners take this electromagnetic radiation exam home to show what they know. You could also use it in class or assign it as a review. The content covers concepts pertaining to color, wavelength, frequency, refraction,...
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Thinking with the Eyes

For Students 9th
Objects are larger (or smaller) than they appear! Scholars use a laboratory investigation to explore the difference between resolution and magnification. The activity allows them to calculate the size of the field of view of their light...
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Exploring Magnification and the Micro-world

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine what magnification is and does. In this microscope and magnification lesson, students listen to a reading of Greg's Microscope by Millicent E. Selson which explains what a microscope does. They talk about magnification...
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Building a Telescope

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers construct a simple refracting telescope. They calculate the magnification.
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How to Use Telescopes: Telescope Eyepieces

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Any amateur astronomers in the class? If there are and they need help figuring out which lens gives the best magnification, this video is for them. This non-academic, non-scientific clip is great if your want to learn a little about...
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Bending Light Waves to Magnify

For Students 8th - 10th
In this magnification worksheet, students read about how lenses magnify images and how to determine the magnification of an image. Students divide ten by the focal length which is found to be the measurement from the center of the lens...
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Microscope Basics

For Students 9th - 12th
In this microscope worksheet, high schoolers label the parts of a microscope, they calculate the powers of magnification for each lens on the scope and they answer questions about making a wet mount slide.
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Labs from YSI 95: Telescopes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students build a telescope and give quantification of its magnification and field of view while making observations regarding images. In this telescope lesson, students use a simple lens to project a scene and examine various telescope...
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Microscope Mania Unit Review

For Students 9th - 12th
In this microscope worksheet, learners complete a crossword puzzle given twenty three hints about the parts of a microscope, the magnification of a microscope and the types of microscopes.
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Microscope Online

For Students 7th - 10th
In this microscope learning exercise, students use an on line site to answer questions about the history of the microscope, they view objects and identify what each is, they explore different magnifications of the microscope and they...
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Lesson: Magnify It

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the concept of magnification. In this science tools lesson, students participate in activities at viewing stations within the classroom. Students use magnifying tools at each of the stations and reflect on their...
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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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Pinhole Magnifier

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Using a pinhole in an index card, learners of light find that it can be used as a magnifier. 
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Taking a Closer Look at Objects

For Students 4th - 8th
Take a close look at the world around you with an activity that magnifies everyday objects. Five explorations examine items under intense magnification and pose a series of questions that encourage critical thinking and following...
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Light, Reflection, and Mirrors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the connection of light, reflection, and mirrors. A comprehensive lesson introduces the basics of light in relation to reflection and mirrors. After an explanation of the vocabulary, the presentation shows how to create ray...
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Fiber Identification

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Lab sheets for three different crime scene investigation activities are tucked into this resource. In the first activity, inquisitors examine a variety of fibers, including the fiber found at "the crime scene," under ultraviolet light....
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Fall 2003 Midterm Exam #3

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Let there be light! When your physics learners take this midterm exam, light will be their focus. They will show what they know about electromagnetic waves, interference, refraction, reflection, lenses, prisms, and more! The test is...
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Applied Science-Science and Math Lab

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore magnification. For this scientific observation skills lesson, students observe sea life items and draw pictures of what they observe. Students predict which lens will have the strongest magnification when given three...
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Magnify That

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students observe many different objects using a magnifying lens. In this magnification lesson plan, students learn that scientists use different tools, and they use the tool to magnify objects in the classroom to see objects in better...
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Focusing Light With a Lens

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students experiment with a converging lens. They observe the image of an object through a lens. They determine the magnification of the lens.
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Applied Science-Science and Math Post Lab

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore magnification. In this science skills observation lesson, students make a hand lens using a wire loop and a small amount of water.

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