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Title BendingLight_Remote_Lab
Description This lab was designed specifically for students working remotely with guided inquiry. Learning Goals Describe what happens to light when it shines on a medium. Explain light direction changes at the interface between two media and what determines the angle. Describe the effect of varying wavelength on the angle of refraction. Explain why a prism creates a rainbow. Apply Snell’s law to a laser beam incident on the interface between media.
Subject Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Lab, Remote Learning
Answers Included No
Language Engleski
Keywords inquiry, prism, rainbow, reflection, refraction, snell
Simulation(s) Lom svjetlosti (HTML5)


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 2020.04.15
Date updated 2020.04.15