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Sound and light: Periscope

Light is an electromagnetic wave. This activity will show reflection and refraction of light.


Using a periscope, have students look into it correctly and try to label the two mirrors correctly. They should also draw the light pathway that allows you to see what’s infront of you.


Purpose: To understand how light reflects off a mirror to project an image

Introduce: This would be used as a follow up activity to understanding mirrors and light

Difficulties: Understanding where the mirrors in the periscope would be

Changes: N/A

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