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How do you make a water lens?

How do you make a water lens?


  1. Lay a page of newspaper on desk or tabletop.
  2. Lay a piece of clear plastic wrap on top of newspaper.
  3. Put drop of water on plastic wrap.
  4. Observe the shape of the water drop.
  5. Look at how the newspaper print appears under the “water lens.”
  6. Why does the print appear the way it does?
  7. Add more drops of water.

What are the 3 types of lenses in science?

What are the 3 types of lenses?

  • Concave lens: The centre of the concave lens is thinner than the edges.
  • Convex lens: The centre of the convex lens is thicker than the edges.
  • Plano lens: One side of the Plano lens is flat and the other side is either concave or convex.

Can lens be made of water?

Glass and water are transparent materials. There is a certain amount of plastic that is transparent so that the plastic can be used to make a lens, but the clay is an opaque substance so that the light can not be transmitted into it and the clay can not be used to create the lens.

What are the applications of lenses in our daily life?

Solution : 1) Lenses are used for correcting eye defects. 2) They are used as magnifying lenses. 3) They are used in microscopes, telescopes, binoculars. 4) They are used in cinema projectors and cameras.

How can you see a rainbow through a glass of water?


  1. Position your glass of water on a table and then place the mirror inside it at an angle.
  2. Make sure that the room is completely dark.
  3. Take the flashlight and aim the light towards the mirror that you placed inside the glass.
  4. Watch a rainbow appear from the angle of your mirror.

Is soil used to make lens?

Soil is an opaque material. So it can’t be used to make a lens.

How are images formed with lenses?

A convex lens forms an image by refracting light rays. Light rays reflected from an object are refracted when they enter the lens and again when they leave the lens. They meet to form the image.

Why do lenses bend light?

The light bends because one material has electrons that interact more strongly with the light passing through it than the other material, causing the light to slow down and bend. The ability of a material to bend light is quantified by its “refractive index”.

Is soil used in lens?

Which of the following materials can be used to make a lens?

Explanation: Lenses can be made by WATER , GLASS AND PLASTIC.

How do lenses used in science?

Lenses are used in glasses and contacts to help correct vision. They are used in telescopes to help view items that are far away and are used in microscopes to help view very small items. When a light wave moves from one medium (like air) to another medium (like glass) the light rays are bent.

Which lens is used in flashlight?

Concave lenses
Concave lenses are also used in flashlights to magnify the light produced by the source. The light rays fall on the hollowed side of the lens, and the light rays diverge on the other side. This increases the radius of the light source and thus provides a wider beam.