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This experiment shows one way to find the index of refraction of Jello. Jello is a common delectable treat enjoyed by many kids. It is also a translucent material which makes it a perfect candidate for an index of refraction experiment. Index of refraction is one of the most important concepts in optics and is an important basis for many interesting phenomenon. Through this experiment, kids can learn and become interested in science while having fun! 

Step 1: Make Jello

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Create a semicircle shaped piece of Jello using a semicircle petri dish. Follow instructions on jello box. Any color may be used. The semicircle shape will ensure accurate and easily detectable and measurable refraction from laser. 
 
Did you look at the rubric? What is here is nice - but many items from rubric are missing. Feel free to redo.
opticsjello (author)  Teresa Mallow2 years ago
The project has been edited.
rimar20002 years ago
Interesting experiment.
quatch2 years ago
Nice!