P3.2-KS3

3.2 Reflection

Resource

Reflection

Reflection ANS

Video Resource

Reflection_of_light.mp4

Quick summary of reflection

Introduction to virtual image.

Practical

3.2 Reflection


Demo :

  • Laser
  • water spray


Practical: 10x

  • Light box and single slit
  • mirror
  • A4 paper
  • Protractors


Risk assessment:

  • light boxes do sometimes get hot.



Target:

• Describe the features of a mirror image

• Identify examples of specular reflection and diffuse scattering

• Use appropriate equipment safely with guidance


• Explain how images are formed in a plane mirror

• Explain the difference between specular reflection and diffuse scattering

• Use appropriate equipment and take readings safely without help


• Draw a ray diagram showing how an image is formed in a plane mirror

• Extend the concept of specular reflection and diffuse scattering by applying this to models and other examples

• Take accurate readings using appropriate equipment and working safely