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Title Exploring How Light Behaves at Boundaries
Description Students will verify Snell's Law through a student developed investigation. They will determine the relationship between the angle of incidence and the angle of reflection experimentally.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords bending light, refraction, snells law
Simulation(s) Bending Light (HTML5), Bending Light


Author(s) Elyse Zimmer
Contact Email elyse.zimmer@gmail.com
School / Organization KIPP Houston Public Schools
Date submitted 7/21/14
Date updated 4/2/18