Physics: Light

State Council of Educational Research and Training, Tamil Nadu (2020) Physics: Light. [Teaching/Learning Resource]

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Light is a form of energy which travels as electromagnetic waves. The branch of physics that deals with the properties and applications of light is called optics. In our day to day life we use number of optical instruments. Microscopes are inevitable in science laboratories. Telescopes, binoculars, cameras and projectors are used in educational, scientific and entertainment fields.

Item Type: Teaching/Learning Resource
Program: A publication under Free Textbook Programme of Government of Tamil Nadu
Learning outcomes: After completing this lesson, students will be able to: � apply the laws of reflection for plane mirrors and spherical mirrors. � draw ray diagrams to find the position and size of the image for spherical mirrors. � distinguish between real and virtual images. � apply the mirror equation to calculate position, size and nature of images for spherical mirrors. � identify the direction of bending when light passes from one medium to another. � solve problems using Snell’s law. � predict whether light will be refracted or undergo total internal reflection.
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Physics
Subjects: Science General
Curriculam Level: 4. Junior Secondary
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Depositing User: COL Staff
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2021 05:36
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2021 00:44

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