Polarization of Light & Malus's Law - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following describes the meaning of polarization?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of a polarizer?

2. Which of the following is NOT a real-life use of polarizers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The center of focus on this quiz and worksheet will be on concepts like polarizers, polarization, Malus' Law, and light intensity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In particular, you're going to be examined on:

  • Polarization's definition
  • Examples of polarizers
  • Uses of polarizers
  • The expression of Malus' Law
  • The calculation of light intensity

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you learn about information regarding the calculation of intensity of light and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Malus' Law
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about polarizers

Additional Learning

Add to your understanding of this material by watching our affiliated video lesson, Polarization of Light & Malus's Law. This lesson is going to cover:

  • What polarization
  • How polarization works
  • Examples of light intensity calculation
  • What Malus' Law tells us