Ch 21: Light & Geometrical Optics for the MCAT: Help and Review

The light and geometrical optics chapter of this MCAT Help and Review course is the simplest way to master light and geometrical optics. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of light and geometrical optics.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering MCAT material will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn higher scores. You're in the right place if you:

• Have fallen behind in understanding the properties of electromagnetic waves or the behavior of visible light
• Need an efficient way to learn about light and geometrical optics
• Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools
• Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
• Experience difficulty understanding your teachers
• Missed class time and need to catch up
• Can't access extra MCAT review resources at school

How it works:

• Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
• Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
• Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
• Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
• Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
• Verify you're ready by completing the light and geometrical optics chapter exam.

Why it works:

• Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
• Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
• Be Ready on Test Day: Use the light and geometrical optics chapter exam to be prepared.
• Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any light and geometrical optics question. They're here to help!
• Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answer to questions including:

• What are some sources of electromagnetic waves?
• What are some properties of electromagnetic radiation?
• What are the regions of the electromagnetic spectrum?
• How do waves reflect off surfaces?
• How does the law of reflection apply to different surfaces and wave types?
• What makes an object transparent or opaque?
• How do objects get their color?
• What is Snell's law?

20 Lessons in Chapter 21: Light & Geometrical Optics for the MCAT: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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