LIGHT AND COLOR TEST

This test consists of a project or research paper of your choice!

Take a look at the following categories and select the one that better suits your interest:

                CATEGORY I. ART PHYSICS

Collage
Painting
Mobile

Your project should be APPROVED by me before you start working on it.
Please e-mail me with your idea.
Minimum Dimensions of a painting/collage project: 40 x 55 cms

KEY IDEAS:
Newton, Einstein, wave, color, prism, polarization, spectrum, sunglasses, rainbow,
sunset, sky

                                         Check the PICTURES of the best projects by clicking on the link.


          CATEGORY II. RESEARCH PAPER

Directions:
-  Select ONE topic from the list below.
- Investigate about the main ideas given in each topic section
- Minimum of 5 typed pages, double-spaced, font size 12, New Times Roman
- The paper should include annotated diagrams or figures.
- Bibliography and/or internet bibliography (at least two sources)

TOPICS:

1. FIBER OPTICS
- Physics of Total Internal Reflection
- What are Fiber Optics and how do they transmit light?
- Applications of Fiber Optics

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2. HUMAN EYE
- Anatomy of the Eye
- Vision: light and color
- Normal vision and vision problems

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3. THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM
- Electromagnetic waves explanation
- Radio waves, microwaves, infrared, optical, ultraviolet, X-rays, and gamma-rays

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4. PHYSICS EXPLAINED
- Rainbows
- Mirages
- Color of Sky and Sunset

Suggested Links:
Why the Sky is Blue (go to mid page)

5. POLARIZED LIGHT and GLASSES
- The physics of Polarization
- How Sunglasses work
- How 3-D Glasses work

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                 LIGHT AND COLOR TEST

This test consists of a project or research paper of your choice!

Take a look at the following categories and select the one that better suits your interest:

                CATEGORY I. ART PHYSICS

Collage
Painting
Mobile

Your project should be APPROVED by me before you start working on it.
Please e-mail me with your idea.
Minimum Dimensions of a painting/collage project: 40 x 55 cms

KEY IDEAS:
Newton, Einstein, wave, color, prism, polarization, spectrum, sunglasses, rainbow,
sunset, sky

                                         Check the PICTURES of the best projects by clicking on the link.


          CATEGORY II. RESEARCH PAPER

Directions:
-  Select ONE topic from the list below.
- Investigate about the main ideas given in each topic section
- Minimum of 5 typed pages, double-spaced, font size 12, New Times Roman
- The paper should include annotated diagrams or figures.
- Bibliography and/or internet bibliography (at least two sources)

TOPICS:

1. FIBER OPTICS
- Physics of Total Internal Reflection
- What are Fiber Optics and how do they transmit light?
- Applications of Fiber Optics

Suggested Links:

2. HUMAN EYE
- Anatomy of the Eye
- Vision: light and color
- Normal vision and vision problems

Suggested Links:

3. THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM
- Electromagnetic waves explanation
- Radio waves, microwaves, infrared, optical, ultraviolet, X-rays, and gamma-rays

Suggested Links:

4. PHYSICS EXPLAINED
- Rainbows
- Mirages
- Color of Sky and Sunset

Suggested Links:
Why the Sky is Blue (go to mid page)

5. POLARIZED LIGHT and GLASSES
- The physics of Polarization
- How Sunglasses work
- How 3-D Glasses work

Suggested Links:
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