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Measuring the Focal Length of a Convex Lens
Added by Craig Napier on Dec 15, 2008
This activity gives practice measuring the focal length of a set of convex lenses, by placing each lens in front of a distance light source until a clear picture is formed, and measuring the distance from the centre of the lens to the screen.
This item teaches:
 how the focal length is calculated
 about the focal length
 about the focal point of a converging lens
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Objectives
 Pupils should be able to measure the focal lengths of a set of convex lenses.
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 Topic:
 Light and Sound
 Product:
 Light and Sound
 Tags:
 dioptres, focal length, image, power, lens, convex
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