This quantitative, inquiry based laboratory exercise for physics or physical science classes examines converging and diverging lenses. The exercise measures the focal length of each by using a simple optics bench
This standalone mini lab exercise can also be used as a follow up to Mini Lab: Converging Lenses
for more advanced students.
Applicable to Physical Science, Physics, Honors Physics, and AP Physics classes.
Instructor's Notes and Student Worksheets are included.
This exercise covers portions of the following California State Science Standards
Physics - Waves
Investigation and Experimentation