Law of Reflection of Light

This activity is designed to help students "discover" that light reflected form a mirror's surface is reflected in a systematic, predictable way such that the angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection.


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Acknowledgements: Thank you to Dale Freeland for his work in developing this lab. Dale is an award-winning physics teacher and co-author of our Light & Color Teachers Guide. You may also have seen him present physics related workshops at NSTA conferences and State science conferences around the country.

Collin Wassilak

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