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Leitz illuminator for microscope

This Leitz illuminator provides improved contrast imaging when used with a microscope. It was manufactured by Ernst Leitz and used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Victoria. It measures 31.0 cm (length) x 12.0 cm (width) x 27.5 cm (height), and it is part of the CSL Collection at Museum Victoria.

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Optics and prisms

Position a prism to split white light into its component colours. Predict the seven colours that will be produced. Test whether the colours seen are affected by the prism material: glass, flint glass or diamond. Explore whether filters add or remove colours from the spectrum. This learning object is a combination of three ...

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Optics and prisms: coloured light

Position a prism to split white light into its component colours. Explore whether filters add or remove colours from the spectrum. This learning object is one in a series of three learning objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Subtractive colour: spectrum

Explore how the colours in white light can be diffracted, absorbed and reflected. Investigate how coloured filters absorb some colours and let others pass through. Use different combinations of filters to block primary colours from passing through a prism onto a white screen. For example, produce a green light by using ...

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Subtractive colour

Explore how the colours in white light can be split, absorbed and reflected. Shine a white light through coloured filters and a glass prism. Investigate how filters absorb some colours and let others pass through. Use different combinations of filters to absorb primary colours, so they do not shine onto an object. For example, ...

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Lights, camera, action: lighting

Explore how lighting effects are used in films to tell a story. Learn words used to describe light levels and lighting effects. See how combinations of lighting can hide or reveal things, set a mood and influence audience feelings. Look at ways to create feelings such as excitement, humour or fear. For example, dim lighting ...

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Electrifying concert: lighting

Align a light source with holes in panels to test the direction that light rays travel. Assemble a spotlight and position its parts to create a range of lighting effects. This learning object is one in a series of two objects. The series is also packaged as a combined learning object.

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Lighting: assemble the spotlight

Assemble a spotlight and position its parts to create a range of lighting effects. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.