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This hands-on activity explains how polarizing sunglasses work. The materials are easily accessible, directions are provided, and the observations are explained. Diagrams help show how to do the experiment and help explain what polarization is.
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Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 28, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Jul 29, 2009 by Ed Lee
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August 21, 2006
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AIP Format
Exploratorium, (2006), WWW Document, (http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/polarized_sunglasses/).
AJP/PRST-PER
Exploratorium, Polarized Sunglasses, (2006), <http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/polarized_sunglasses/>.
APA Format
Exploratorium. (2006, August 21). Polarized Sunglasses. Retrieved December 21, 2014, from http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/polarized_sunglasses/
Chicago Format
Exploratorium. Polarized Sunglasses. August 21, 2006. http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/polarized_sunglasses/ (accessed 21 December 2014).
MLA Format
Exploratorium. Polarized Sunglasses. 2006. 21 Aug. 2006. 21 Dec. 2014 <http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/polarized_sunglasses/>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Exploratorium", Title = {Polarized Sunglasses}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {21 December 2014}, Month = {August 21, 2006}, Year = {2006} }
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