Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Refraction Illusion 2

The light refacts as it travels through the prism creating a rainbow. After a rainstorm, the rainbows are created by refracting through the rain drops.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

How Reflection and Refraction are Alike

  1. They both are worked by light
  2. They both have the major word in it. For example reflection has the word reflect in it and refraction has refract in it.

Look! Reflection is reflecting itself.

Refraction Illustion

The straw in the image above appears broken due to the light from the straw refracting as it passes through the cup

facts about refaction

Facts about refraction:

  1. Refraction is the bending of light
  2. Refraction makes a pencil appear broken in a glass of water
  3. Refaction makes the lenses of a telescope see things far away

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Facts about Reflection

1. Reflection is what allows us to see color
2. Mirror reflects all light unlike a leaf which only reflects some light
3. Reflection is the bounching of light.