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Super Gelatin

Students investigate the refraction properties of gelatin to calculate its index of refraction. They discover that as the light travels through the gelatin, its speed and wavelength also change. Students find th indes of refraction of an everyday, intriguing, translucent substance outside the standard listing of materials and refraction indexes.

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9th - 12th
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Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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