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Smartphone spectrometer

Description

Make your own spectrometer with a DVD and a smartphone camera. This resource includes teacher, technician, and student guides.

Type of Activity

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group work, working independently, demonstration, class practical

Audience

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Teacher

Age Group

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16 to 18 years

Credits

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This resource was produced by the Scottish Schools Education Research Centre (SSERC).
smartphone-spectrometer RSC Recommended

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Using the free resource at Spectralworkbench.org you can analyse the photos and get a graph of the spectrum of your photo.

Health and safety information for this resource has been provided by SSERC, 7/15/2015.

These works are based on a work by Public Lab (www.publiclab.org ). The original work and these derivations are licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported  licence, CC BY-SA 3.0. (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ )