Educator Resources for Lasers

Looking for a laser light show? Coming right up! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the basics of laser technology. You’ll learn what makes up a laser and how a laser beam is a powerful beam of highly focused, coherent light. Discover what a lasing medium is, how laser devices use mirrors to increase the power of the light they emit, and other important details. Plus, see how lasers are used in things like consumer electronics, communications and measuring devices, and delicate medical procedures. Lasers on!