Refraction and Snell's Law Lab

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Title Refraction and Snell's Law Lab
Description • Use ray diagrams to model the refraction of light from air into glass. • Deduce whether the index of refraction for a material is a constant. • Verify Snell’s Law and use it to identify an unknown material.
Subject Astronomy, Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language English
Keywords Snell's Law, index of refraction, refraction
Simulation(s) Bending Light (HTML5), Bending Light

Author(s) Kristin Michalski
School / Organization East Troy HS
Date submitted 5/11/17
Date updated 5/22/17