PhET Inquiry - Bending Light


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Title PhET Inquiry - Bending Light
Description Students learn the law of reflection, and get a qualitative grasp of refraction. This style of inquiry uses the backward-faded scaffolding approach exemplified by Slater et al in "Engaging in Astronomical Inquiry," and borrows heavily from the format and language used in that book.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords inquiry, reflection, refraction
Simulation(s) Bending Light


Author(s) Paul Martenis
Contact Email paul_martenis@newton.k12.ma.us
School / Organization Newton North High School
Date submitted 5/27/14
Date updated 5/27/14