6A20.10 - Mirrors - Blackboard Optics - Curved Mirrors
Video Credit: Jonathan M. Sullivan-Wood
The blackboard optics unit is pretty self explanatory, however there is a pamphlet on its use with the unit and in the file. Do Not run the power supply for the light bulb over 12 volts.
Dry erase markers are in the drawer on the B.B Optics Unit.
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