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Name …………………………………………..

Design a Pinhole Camera

object
ray of light

lightproof box

screen

image

pinhole

1. Draw pencil lines to label the diagram correctly. Draw arrows to show the direction
of the light rays.

2. What material are you going to use to make the box?

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3. What will you do to make sure that the box is as strong as possible?

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4. How will you make sure that the box is lightproof?

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5. What would be a suitable material to make the screen out of?

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6. Circle the word or words that describe one desirable property of the material used to
make the screen.

opaque (non-transparent) insulator translucent (semi-transparent)

completely transparent thermal conductor

7. Do you expect the image to be inverted (upside down) or non-inverted (the right way
up)?

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GJO June 2010