Recommended for Middle School through High School.
You may have noticed that a light appears to be brighter when you are close to it, and dimmer when you are farther away. In this experiment, you will use a computer-interfaced Light Sensor to measure light intensity as you study the relationship between light intensity and distance.
In this experiment, you will
Measure light intensity.
Graph and analyze data.
Make conclusions about the relationship between light intensity and distance.
Sensors and Equipment
This experiment features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.