Light Crystal Prism

Prismatic effects have fascinated mankind since the beginning of time. Now you have the power to create these mysterious effects with this high quality prism...
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$12.95

Prismatic effects have fascinated mankind since the beginning of time. Now you have the power to create these mysterious effects with this high quality prism. With a bit of patience your Light Crystal will split a beam of light into a multi-coloured rainbow... reflect an image in weird and wonderful patterns (without the use of mirrors)... and more. This 6.4cm prism is made from sturdy acrylic so it is safe for children to use without fear of breakages if dropped.

Age: 8+

What You Get

The Light Crystal Prism in an attractive transparent box. A 60 degree acrylic prism, 6.4cm. Instructions included. Made in the US.

How does it work

Light slows slightly as it moves from the air into the Light Crystal Prism, and changes direction (this is called refraction). Conversely light speeds up and bends as it leaves the acrylic prism and re-enters the air. The degree of light bending in and out of the prism depends on its wavelength, or colour. Blue light slows more than red light, thus is bent more. This differential bending causes light to disperse into its component colours and make a rainbow.

It takes a bit of patience and adjusting of the crystal to form a rainbow. The conditions (the room brightness and shade of the reflecting wall) have to be just right to form a bright spectrum.

Teach

  • Light and colour properties
  • Light is composed of different wavelengths and colours
  • Rainbow spectrum
  • How light travels in different mediums.

More Information
Length (cm) 7
Width (cm) 7
Height (cm) 7
Age Group 9-10 Years, 11-12 Years, 12+ Years
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FREE Shipping is available on all orders over $120 to anywhere in Australia!

Orders under the value of $120 incur a low flat rate shipping cost of only $9.95 to anywhere in Australia.

Express, Registered and International delivery options are also available. The cost for these premium shipping services will be automatically calculated during the checkout process.  Please conact us if you have any queries with these services.

In some cases we may need to apply a shipping surcharge to large or fragile items, especially to remote or non-urban locations. You will be contacted by us for confirmation if this additional charge is applicable.

How long will it take for my order to arrive?.

You should receive your order within 2 to 4 working days, although to some regional and out back areas it can take up to 2 working days longer. Orders going to WA also take a little longer, up to 6 working days.

All standard orders are shipped using Australia Post's eParcel service, so you'll be kept fully informed of the progress of your order during its journey to you. Aside from receiving regular email updates, you can enter your tracking number into Australia Post's website at any time for information about the delivery status of your order.

International delivery will take from between 1 to 4 weeks depending on the destination and potential customs clearance delays.

When will my order be shipped?

We ship every Victorian business day. Orders received and paid for by 12pm AEST time will generally be shipped the same day.

If you require your order urgently, we have a next day delivery express service available.

What locations do you ship to?

We ship to both Australian and International customers.

What shipping options are available?

The majority of orders are shipped using Australia Post's trackable eParcel service, with larger orders being sent by national courier.

We also have options for express or registered post. A number of international delivery options are also available. These can be selected during checkout.