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Hands-on Activity

Scoping The Scene

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity, students will explore the relationship between angles of incident and reflected light and use this relationship to design and test their own periscopes in a classroom competition.
Overview
Topic: Mirrors and reflection
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of how laser beams travel through the air
  • An exploration of how light is reflected from a mirror
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of the law of reflection, and they will see how this applies to light and mirrors.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 3 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

Use these quick refreshers to prep for your next class.