Light and Optics Exploration Kit

LASER-TEC Light and Optics Exploration Kit is a versatile, complete, and low-cost solution to introduce your students to the fundamentals of light, lasers, fiber optics, and their 21st century applications.

The kit supports 15 demonstrations and experiments and can be used for both K-12 and college classes. 

The Light and Optics Exploration Kit includes lesson plans, student hand-outs, supporting videos, and access to electronic e-resources (currently under development).

The teacher's guide includes estimated demonstration time, list of materials, learning objectives, essential theory, technology applications, detailed step-by-step procedures, images and online videos  to help educators  set up and conduct a demonstration, diagrams for a free download, assessment, answer keys, and recommendations for further reading.

The step-by-step instructions ensure that both educators and students develop confidence and an understanding of principles light and optics.  

Discounts are available for larger orders:

0-49 kits- $100.00

50-99 kits-$90.00

100 or more- $80.00

To order 2 or more kits and estimate the shipping cost, please contact Lauren Hays at lhays@irsc.edu

 

Box size: L12” x W9” xD2”

Shipping weight: 3.5 lbs.

List of Demonstrations

​DEMO 1. Lasers and Their Safe Use

DEMO 2. Blind Spot of the Human Eye

DEMO 3. Electromagnetic Spectrum and Colors

DEMO 4. Absorption and Reflection of Light   

DEMO 5. Law of Reflection

DEMO 6. Specular and Diffuse Reflection

DEMO 7. Law of Refraction   

DEMO 8. Measuring Focal Length of Double Convex Lens

DEMO 9. Measuring Focal Length of Double Concave Lens

DEMO 10. Total Internal Reflection

DEMO 11. Fresnel Lens   

DEMO 12. Galilean Telescope   

DEMO 13. Infrared Radiation of Laser Pointer   

DEMO 14. Polarization of Light   

DEMO 15. Diffraction of Light

See what is inside of  the Teacher's Demonstration Guide:

The Kit Contents

Demonstration and lesson plan guide………………....    1 ea.

Laser Pointer…………………………...…………………    1 ea.

Mirror mounted on wood block……………………….....    2 ea.

LED Flashlights…………………………………………...    3 ea.

White Cardstock Paper (Screen)…………………….....    1 ea.

Red, Blue, and Green Colored Paper………...…….....    1 ea.

Test Tube…………………………………………………..   1 ea.

Acrylic Block……………………………………………....    1 ea.

Protractor………………………………………………….    1 ea.

Thin Wire…………………………………………………..    1 ea.

Paper Clip…………………………………………………    1 ea.

Fiber Optics Cable……………………………………….    1 ea.

Primary and Secondary Color Filters……………….....    1 set

Foil 1.5” x 1.5”…………………………………………….    2 ea.

​Diffraction grating………………………………………...    1 ea.

Polarizing Film…………………………………………….    2 ea.

Tailors tape………………………………………………..    1 ea.

Wood block for Laser Pointer………………...………...    1 ea.

Cylindrical lens attachment………………..…………...     1 ea.

Telescope Kit……………………………………………..    1 ea.

Fresnel Lens………………………………………………    1 ea.

Lens holders………………………………………………    2 ea.

Writing Pad………………………………………………...   1 ea.

Safety Glasses (532nm)…………………..……………..    1 ea.

Pins…………………………………………………………    2 ea.

Clear Film………………………………………………….    1 ea.

Cellophane Tape………………………………………....    1 roll

$100.00

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