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Microwave light

Science Fair Connection

Making a light bulb glow in a microwave is pretty cool, but it isn’t a science fair project.You can create a science fair project by identifying a variable, or something that changes, in this experiment.Let’s take a look at some of the variable options that might work:

Replacing the Cooktop Light in an Over the Range Microwave

To minimize the possibility of electric shock, unplug this appliance from the power supply before attempting any maintenance or cleaning.

Measure the speed of lightwith your microwave

Updated Wednesday 10th December 2008This video discovers an unconventional way to measure the speed of light using the microwave in your kitchen

Communications radar

Microwaves are used mostly for point-to-point communications systems to convey all types of information, including voice, data and video in both analog and digital formats, according to theFederal Communications Commission(FCC). They are also used for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) for remote machinery, switches, valves and signals.