Reflection & Refraction Lesson for Kids


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The picture of this frog is an example of reflection because...

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1. Choose the BEST answer to explain how a flashlight, with a tiny light bulb, allows you to see when you walk outside in the dark.

2. This picture shows a white beam of light entering a prism from the left. On the right side, the light has been divided into beams of different colors. Why is this an example of refraction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help check your understanding of refraction and reflection. Examples of these processes are on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials test your understanding of:

  • Why a reflection of a bridge in water can be seen
  • Examples of reflection
  • Different examples of refraction

Skills Practiced

Use the quiz and matching worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out and remember the most important facts from the science lesson on refraction and reflection
  • Information recall - remember information you now about an example of reflection
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to figure out what refraction looks like

Additional Learning

In order to keep learning, use the lesson called Reflection & Refraction Lesson for Kids. This lesson can help you complete these goals:

  • See how refraction and reflection are different
  • Define reflection
  • Learn what refraction looks like