# MERLOT Materials

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#### Encounters 7 The Waving of Foliage... Encounters 7 The Waving of Foliage and the Coming and Going of Ships Live Projections by Richard Torchia

This guide provides ideas for incorporating the exhibition of Richard Torchia's camera obscura projections into your... see more

#### Optics Tutorial on the Eye

The Online Optics Tutorial “Staying in Focus” introduces students to some of the basic concepts of geometrical optics in... see more

describes blackbody radiation page. describes Herschel's experiment, gives Planck's equation and shows distributions

#### CAT Scans

Basic tutorial on how CAT scans work, aimed at those with little experience in physics.

#### Circles of Light: The Mathematics of... Circles of Light: The Mathematics of Rainbows

Online tutorial/lab is based on a module developed by Steven Janke and published in Modules in Undergraduate Mathematics... see more

#### Emissivity

Page describes emissivity, variables that affect it, relevance to Blackbody Radiation

#### How Optical Fibers Work

Fiber optics is being touted in many different ways these days. Telephone systems are moving from copper wires to optical... see more

#### HyperPhysics Light and Vision

A hyperlinked exploration of light, color, optics and vision.

#### Inverse Square Law

A practical demonstration of the Inverse Square law, and its applications in astronomy and optics.

#### Science, Optics, and You

Some interactive tutorials on light and optics.

#### Molecular Expressions Microscopy... Molecular Expressions Microscopy Primer

Treatise on Microscopy divided into several sections, available through links. Interactive Java and Flash tutorials help... see more

#### Microwave Ovens

Basic tutorial on how microwave ovens work, aimed at those with little experience in physics.

#### Laptop Screens

Basic tutorial on how laptop screens work, aimed at those with little experience in physics.

#### Reflection and Refraction

Extensive text explanation of basic geometric optics.

#### TV Screens

Basic tutorial on how tv screens work, aimed at those with little experience in physics.

#### Uniformity

primer on blackbody radiation measurement techniques and the effects of Non-uniformities on Blackbody Radiant Output

#### Great astronomy plates

A great colleciton of stellar spectra and tutorial

#### Interference and Diffraction

Extensive text explanation of the interference and diffraction of waves. Hyperlinks to subtopics included.

#### Spectral Lines

Basic tutorial on the fundamentals of the electromagnetic spectrum created by transitions in atoms.