Description: This kit is designed for grades 6-12 and is divided into two curricula: an introductory and an intermediate. Upon completion of the activities, students will see fiber optics applied to everyday things and will have a much better appreciation for this exciting technology. The topics include: Origin of Fiber Optics, What It Is Used For, Light and the Optic Fiber, Fiber Optic Transmitters, and Receivers for Fiber Optic Systems.
1 container of materials
URL: http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/TravelingScience/fiber_optics.html (May 1999)
Ruth Patrick Science Education
Center of Excellence in Educational Technology
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801