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Title Refraction Investigation
Description Open ended, inquiry based refraction investigation for Honors Physical Science students. Covers concepts of refraction, index of refraction, and critical angle. Does not go into the math of Snell's Law
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language Engleski
Keywords bending light, critical angle, refraction
Simulation(s) Bending Light


Author(s) John Macuk
Contact Email jmacuk@arlington.k12.ma.us
School / Organization Arlington HS
Date submitted 2012.05.07
Date updated 2012.05.07