Light. Stop Faking It!. Strand: Force, Motion, and Energy. SOL 5.3 The student will investigate and understand basic characteristics of white light. Key concepts include: The visible spectrum, light waves, reflection, refraction, diffraction, opaque, transparent, translucent;
Stop Faking It!
A convex lens causes light to converge, or focus, producing an image that is smaller than the original object.
A concave lens causes light to diverge, or spread out, producing a larger image than the original.
a. Normal eye
Corrected with concave lens
b. Myopia (nearsightedness)
c. Hyperopia (farsightedness)
Corrected with convex lensEssential Knowledge, Skills, and Processes
Plastic wrap Wax paper Aluminum Foil
Transparent Translucent Opaque