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A new technique to teach basic concepts of refraction and reflection of light
Author(s): Jung Hye Yoo; Bok Hee Cho; Dae-Kyu Kim; Seung-Han Park

Paper Abstract

Nature of light is a fascinating subject of education and training for children. However, it is not easy to demonstrate and explain fundamental properties of the light to the primary & secondary school students. In this paper, we will present a new technique to teach concept of refraction, reflection, and total internal reflection of light in glasses by utilizing deviation angles of a prism for various surrounding index-matching oils.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 June 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9666, 11th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference, 96661O (5 June 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.2208085
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Jung Hye Yoo, Kyung Hee Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Bok Hee Cho, Kyung Hee Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Dae-Kyu Kim, Yonsei Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Seung-Han Park, Yonsei Univ. (Korea, Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9666:
11th Education and Training in Optics and Photonics Conference
K. Alan Shore, Editor(s)

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