Explain where you observe reflection, refraction, and absorption of light in your everyday activities (10 points)

Explain where you observe reflection, refraction, and absorption of light in your everyday activities (10 points)

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  1. Optically denser object usually has a higher refractive index. A higher refractive index causes light to refract more and total internal refraction is easier to occur. Direct a light in to the diamond and the light is first refracted into the diamond, and then total internal refraction reflects the light back out and into our eyes.

  2. Reflection: you look in the mirror.
    Refraction: You put a straw in a glass of water, and it looks like it broke.
    Absorption: If you have a black sweater and you wear it out in the cold, the black sweater is going to hold in heat better than a lighter sweater because the black sweater absorbs light .

  3. Reflection: you look in the mirror. Refraction: You put a straw in a glass of water, and it looks like it broke. Absorption: If you have a black sweater and you wear it out in the cold, the black sweater is going to hold in heat better than a lighter sweater because the black sweater absorbs light .

  4. Reflection: looking in window reflection. Refraction: You put a straw in a glass of water, and it looks like it broke. Absorption: If you have a black sweater and you wear it out in the cold, the black sweater is going to hold in heat better than a lighter sweater because the black sweater absorbs light .

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  5. Reflection: you look in the mirror.

    Refraction: You put a straw in a glass of water, and it looks like it broke.

    Absorption: If you have a black sweater and you wear it out in the cold, the black sweater is going to hold in heat better than a lighter sweater because the black sweater absorbs light .

  6. Reflection: Any surface that shows a mirror image. So this could include an actual mirror, glass, aluminum, etc.

    Refraction: Any object that doesn't show a reflection. Refraction is where the object absorbs light, but emits some spectrum of light. For example, a green blade of grass absorbs nearly every visible part of the spectrum, but it emits green wavelengths of light that your eye detects.

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