Unit 13 Packet

Regular Physics


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Objective 1

Images, Images, Images Lab

The Law of Reflection

Plane Mirror Lab

 

Objective 2

Plane Mirrors

Reflection

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall Lab

 

Objective 3

Diffuse Reflection

 

Objective 4

Spherical Mirros

 

Objective 5

Ray Diagrams for Concave Mirrors

Concave Mirror Lab

Mathematical Relations for Mirrors

 

Objective 6

Ray Diagrams for Convex Mirrors

Mathematical Relations for Mirrors

 

Objective 7

Spherical Aberration

 


Images, Images, Images Lab (pp. 1-2)

Locating Images by Line of Sight

Object Distance and Image Distance

Right Angle Mirrors

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The Law of Reflection (pp. 3-4)

#1 and #2 Normal Line

#3 - #5 Incident and Reflected Rays

#6 - #9 Angles of Incidence and Reflection

#10 The Law of Reflection

#11 The Law of Reflection

#12 Definition of an Image

#13 Object Distance and Image Distance

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Plane Mirror Lab (pp. 5-6)

Locating Images by Line of Sight

The Law of Reflection

Definition of an Image

Object Distance and Image Distance

Virtual Images

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Plane Mirrors (pp. 7-8)

#1 - #8 Constructing Plane Mirror Ray Diagrams

#9 - #10 Portion of Mirror Needed to View Image

#11 - #12 Object Distance and Image Distance

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Reflection (pp. 9-10)

#1 The Law of Reflection

#2 - #3 Ray Diagrams and their Interprettations

#4 Portion of Mirror Needed to View Image

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Mirror, Mirror On the Wall... Lab (pp. 11-12)

Object Distance - Image Distance

Ray Diagrams for Plane Mirrors

Portion of Mirror Needed to View Image

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Diffuse Reflection (pp. 13-14)

#1 Distinction between Diffuse and Regular Reflection

#2 Cause of Diffuse Reflection

#3 Normal Lines and The Law of Reflection

#4 Diffuse Reflection and the Law of Reflection

#5 and #6 Diffuse Reflection and Paper

#7 Diffuse Reflection and Wet Road Pavements

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Concave Mirror Lab (pp. 15-16)

Object - Image Relationships for Concave Mirrors
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Spherical Mirrors (pp. 17-18)

#1 - #5 Anatomy of a Spherical Mirror

#6 - #8 Two Rules of Reflection for Concave Mirrors

#9 and #10 Focal Point and Center of Curvature

#11 - #14 Two Rules of Reflection for Convex Mirrors

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Ray Diagrams for Concave Mirrors (pp. 19-20)

Ray Diagrams for All Four Cases
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Ray Diagrams for Convex Mirrors (pp. 21-22)

Ray Diagrams
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Mathematical Relations For Mirrors (pp. 23)

Mirror Equation and Magnification for Concave Mirrors

Mirror Equation and Magnification for Convex Mirrors

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Spherical Aberration (pp. 25-26)

#1 Cause of Spherical Aberration

#2 Nature of Image

#3 and #4 Correcting for Spherical Aberration

#5 Parabolic Mirrors

#6 Hubble Space Telescope

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Supplementary Challenges

See answers and accompanying solutions to all odd-numbered problems.



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