In this module, students will learn about the optical properties of thin films. Students will perform an experiment where they will apply a thin film to a piece of card stock paper. The students can then observe the optical properties of the thin film.
Module Resources and Documents
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Module alignment to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) & Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
NGSS Alignments Thin Films Interference
List of Required Materials
The full list of items needed for this module is below.
*Black strips of card stock
*1 Bottle of Clear fingernail polish (non-quick dry)
*1 Shallow tub (approx. 8” by 4” by 1”)