Physical Science Activities Manual________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Center of Excellence for Science and Mathematics Education at The University of MartinXC.Convex Lens1.Obtain a magnifying glass, a meter stick, a small candle, and a metal cap from ajar on which to set the candle so that the hot melted wax can be caught.2.Place the candle, the magnifying lens, and your eye along the meter stick atdifferent positions.3.The CHALLENGE is to find the relative positions of your eye, the lens, andthe candle so that you see:a.)an enlarged image of the candle rightside upb.)an enlarged image of the candle upside downc.)a reduced image of the candle upside downd.)an image of the candle having the same size but upside down4.You have probably noticed that in moving the positions of the candle and thelens that there is a point where the image of the candle gets all blurry. Try todetermine how far your eye is away from the lens when it seems the blurriest.
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