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General Applet Procedure:
Maximum Value _____________ _______________
Minimum Value _____________ _______________
9. Press "CLEAR ALL". Now select "SOURCE" from the upper applet menu and click the mouse with the cursor in the dark area of the applet. Describe the emitted ray pattern from the source.
Can the position of the "source" be moved on the screen? __________________
11. Press "CLEAR ALL". Now Select "OBJECT" and click the mouse with the cursor in the dark area of the screen. Describe what is placed on the screen. ___________________________
Can this "object" be moved on the
screen? __________ Can you change the height of the Object?
__________ . Where do you have to click on the object to move it
or change its size? ___________________________. How would you
measure the vertical height of the "object" you created
on the optics bench?
12. Press "CLEAR ALL". Now select from the bottom applet menu the lens by clicking on the LENS button. Now move the mouse cursor into the applet dark active area and click the left mouse button once. What type of lens is seen on the screen? ___________________. How are you able to move the lens horizontally on the screen? _________________________
Does the applet show a vertical axis for the lens? __________________What color is it? ______
Does the applet show the real and virtual focal points for the lens. _________ . How would you measure the focal length of the lens?
Are you able to make the focal length greater or smaller? _____
Describe what happens when your mouse drags the left focal point to the far right side of the lens.
Does the applet allow you to change the lens type from convex to concave? ____________
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