In this webinar you will learn what polarized light is and how it behaves. This webinar will include activities you can do at home with materials you can find around your home. These activities are geared towards elementary and middle school students but are fun for kids of all ages.
Activity 1: Bright & Dark
Activity 2: What is polarized light?
Activity 3: Colors from clear plastic
Materials: To fully participate, you’ll want to gather these materials before we begin.
1. A polarizing filter (polarizer). This can be polarized sunglasses or a piece of polarizing film (available from science supply houses), or “3D” glasses with polarizing plastic
2. An LCD screen such as a laptop, tablet or television screen
3. Cellophane tape
4. A square of transparency film or other thin plastic to protect the monitor and polarizer from adhesive damage (optional).
For more information visit: https://bit.ly/2Zucgiu.