2.9 How can human vision be extended?

Resources, Classroom Activities, Assessment Ideas, IT Applications

Material from Recent Physics Teachers Conferences

Easy and Engaging Light Pracs by Spiros Liacos at 2014 Conference. These and others are also available at Liacos Educational Media.


Text Resources

  • Cameron, J.R. and Skofronik, J.G. 1978 Medical Physics, Wiley
  • Giancoli, D.C. 2014 Physics: Principles with applications, Pearson
  • Greenler, R 1990, Rainbow, Haloes and Glories, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne.
  • Minnaert, M 1993, Light and Color in Outdoors, Springer Verlag, New York.

Audiovisual Resources

It is recommended that teachers should view any video before purchase.

Marcom Projects: Light Fantastic, How Telescopes Work, 'Light, Optics and Electricity', Polarisation of Light, Properties of Waves, Rainbows and Red Skies, Refraction and Images, Waves, Sound and Electromagnetism, What is Light

VEA: The Rainbow


Classroom Activities

Assessment Ideas

IT Applications

Useful Websites