Concave and Convex Lenses – Elementary

Project Description

The shape of a lens impacts HOW light will bend.

Grades: 1 to 5
Duration: 1/2 Hour – 1 Hour

Supplies: A set of 3 LightBLOX with the slit caps on, 3 Lenses – concave, convex, trapezoid

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Step 1

Concave Lenses

Turn on ALL THREE Light Blox. Using the template page, set up three Light Blox and the CONCAVE lens as directed. On the template page, draw the beams that pass through the lens.

Describe what happens to the light beams as they pass through the CONCAVE Lens.

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Instructor Tip:

Download the attached PDF for student worksheets and detailed information on the concepts in this lesson.

 

Step 2

Now use the template page to set up three Light Blox and the CONVEX lens as directed. On the template page, draw the beams that pass through the lens.

Describe what happens to the light beams as they pass through the CONVEX lens.

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