6A60.35 - Magnifying Lenses

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Magnifying Lenses
Lenses and Image Formation
Area of Study:
Magnifying Lenses.

Place the large magnifying lens in front of your face in the classroom.

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  • Barbara Andereck and Sherri Secrest, "The Magic Magnifier", TPT, Vol. 39, # 5, May 2001, p. 301.
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  • Sara Stein, "Magnifications", The Science Book, p. 193.
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