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Lenses revision 26 May 2016

I hope that you found the lenses revision session helpful. It’s an area of physics which has lots of applications – particularly in medical physics, imaging (cameras) and astronomy.

Here’s a link to a PhET simulation which lets you move an object around and see where the image is formed.

The NHS careers website has examples and descriptions of different jobs involved in medicine, including medical physics.  For example, Clinical photographer, Opthalmologist and vision scientist, and healthcare assistants.

And here’s a short film about what a dispensing optician does.

Finally, if you’d like a blank copy of the graphic organiser we used, you can download a copy (GraphicOrganiserLenses) and then use it to see how much you remember about lenses.