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Conclusion

The double slit experiment proves the wave properties of light.

Also consider

Vary the size of the slits. Do the patterns on the screen change?

Put pin holes into the cardboards. Make holes in different locations. How do the patterns on the screen change?

References

Double slit experiment - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-slit_experiment

Photon - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photon

Wave-particle duality - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wave%E2%80%93particle_duality

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Complexity level:
9
Project cost ($):
20
Time required:
It will take an hour to set up the experiment, and an hour to conduct it
Material availability:
The materials required for this science experiment can be purchased at a department store.
Safety concerns:

Basic safety requirements.