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Hands-on Activity

Up Periscope!

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Summary
Students will gain an understanding of the law of reflection by tracing the path that light travels, and designing a periscope to demonstrate understanding.
Overview
Topic: Law of reflection
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of a periscope design
  • An exploration of the law of reflection
Objective
In this activity, students will design their own periscope. They will determine the path light takes through the periscope tube.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 4 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

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