Optics Suitcase Components

The following materials are provided in an easy to use case. We encourage presenters to allow their students to take the “Theme-Packets” home. All other components of the Optics Suitcase are reusable.

Quantity

Item

1

Sunbeam “Heat to Go” portable heat therapy pad

1

Set of Arbor Scientific “Happy and Unhappy” balls and fact sheet

1

Slinky

1

100 mm diameter silicon wafer, one side polished to a “mirror” finish

1

Optical glass biconvex lens

2

8" x 8" pieces of high-quality, sheet polarizer (no blue leak) in protective transparency holders

6

Transparent plastic cups

1

Set of transparent plastic ware - fork, spoon, knife

1

9" x 12" sheet of temperature sensitive microencapsulated liquid crystal rolled in a protective tube

6

Transparencies to help with the presentation

1

Sample of a color flyer

75

Rainbow Peephole™ Theme Packet
Color by Redirecting (Diffraction)

75

Magic Stripes Theme Packet
Color by Polarized Transmission (Polariscope)

75

Magic Patch Theme Packet
Color by Selective Reflection (Liquid Crystals)

75

Periodic Table of the Elements from the American Ceramic Society