Investigating Light Properties: Physics Lab


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In science, what is a property?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a property of light?

2. When analyzing the way an image appears in the mirror, what might that tell you about the angle of incidence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are numerous properties of light, and the worksheet and quiz pairing will test your knowledge of a lab designed to study these properties. Some questions in the quiz ask you to define key terms and phrases.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will quiz you on:

  • The law of reflection
  • Defining the angle of incidence based on the appearance of an image in a mirror
  • The scientific definition of a property

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about a lab that studies light properties from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your knowledge of a light that is colored red to identify a specific property of light
  • Knowledge application - use acquired knowledge to answer a query about a property not found in light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the law of reflection

Additional Learning

Learn more about this light experiment by reviewing the lesson entitled Investigating Light Properties: Physics Lab. Objectives covered in the lesson include:

  • Learn the procedure for performing a lab to study light properties
  • Understand the basic properties of light
  • Identify the observations that can be made during the light lab
  • Know why white light can form a rainbow