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Focal Length of a Converging Lens

Students use an optics light source, optics track, and viewing screen to measure the image and object distances associated with the real image formed by a converging lens, and then determine the focal length of the lens.

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Standards Correlations

IB Topics AP Topics
C.1 6.E.5.1; 6.E.5.2

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Focal Length of a Converging Lens - Distance Learning Lab

Focal Length of a Converging Lens - Distance Learning Lab

Determine the focal length of a converging lens using the provided measurements of object and real image distances. DOWNLOADS data file & student lab PDF/DOCX:...

Source: Lab #07

Advanced Physics 2 Lab Manual

Focal Length of a Converging Lens