CurioCity resources which align with the British Columbia Physics 11 content area on Waves and Optics

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CurioCity resources which align with the Yukon Physics 11 content area on Waves and Optics

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What scientific thinkers and achievements have led to vast improvements in optics over the centuries? Discover the fascinating ways that our understanding of light informs the world in which we live. (4:16 min.)

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Most people depend on sight more than any other sense to interact with the world. But millions of people worldwide are either blind or have impaired vision. Fortunately, modern medicine is finding ways to improve and even restore sight!

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This MinutePhysics video looks at the pros and cons of putting telescopes in space. The pros greatly outweigh the cons, particularly overcoming the distortion that our atmosphere creates when objects are viewed from earth. (2:20 min.)

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CurioCity resources which align with Quebec's Secondary V Physics content area: Geometric Optics

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