This activity is intended to show a really impressive spectrum, made by a prism, from a white light source.
This activity shows white light being split into colours, and then that a prism cannot split one of the colours further. In a...
Here you can arrange three overlapping coloured beams of light to fall onto a screen, showing the colours that arise from...
To reinforce that the combination of different coloured beams of light can produce any colour. It can be used as a homework.
Here you can draw together ideas about apparent colours, depending on the illumination.
Pulse oximeters use red and infra-red light to monitor pulse rate and the oxygenation of a patient’s blood.
Suggestions for activities to aid the teaching of 'seeing things' based on the Physics Narrative and the Teaching Guidance.
Seeing is a very significant sense to humans, and some images evoke strong emotional responses. The physicality of the light...
An activity for 13-14 year olds to encourage more students, particularly girls, to consider careers related to physics.
Recognising and celebrating outstanding contributions to the field of physics education.