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Periscope—Demonstration Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP6458

Price: $38.50

In the Periscope Optics Demonstration Kit for physical science and physics, construct and demonstrate the inner workings of a simple periscope. Great activity to learn about reflection and ray diagrams.

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Up periscope! Construct and demonstrate the inner workings of a simple periscope. Periscopes are optical devices used to observe objects from a concealed position. As students turn one of the mirrors of the periscope the image seen will be rotated. A great activity to teach about reflection and ray diagrams! Includes detailed assembly instructions, Teachers Notes and complete materials for one demonstration setup.

Concepts: Reflection, periscopes.
Time Required: 20 minutes
Materials Provided: PVC pipe and pre-cut elbows, rubber bands, mirrors, transparency sheet with arrow.