Materials List: Light Intensity Lab

Each group needs:

  • lamp
  • incandescent 60 W bulb (not a halogen lamp)
  • aluminum foil, ~12 x 12 inch piece
  • clean transparencies
  • Light Attenuation Scale; individually print this light intensity scale because it loses the grayscale detail when photocopied
  • masking tape, ~12 inches
  • scissors
  • access to Microsoft Excel® computer software or a graphing calculator
  • Light Experiment Worksheet