Refraction

This lesson involves looking at the practical for drawing and measuring the angles of refraction and explaining why refraction takes place.

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Quiz:

Refraction

Quiz to assess what you have learnt in this lesson and previous lessons in this topic

Q1.Why does light refract?

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Q2.What type of reflection is seen in a mirror?

2/5

Q3.What happens when a light wave hits a white or silver surface?

3/5

Q4.What is the definition for a luminous object?

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Q5.Which of the following describes how we are able to see an object?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Refraction

Quiz to assess what you have learnt in this lesson and previous lessons in this topic

Q1.Why does light refract?

1/5

Q2.What type of reflection is seen in a mirror?

2/5

Q3.What happens when a light wave hits a white or silver surface?

3/5

Q4.What is the definition for a luminous object?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following describes how we are able to see an object?

5/5

Lesson summary: Refraction

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