Best Practice High School

Conceptual Physics Unit #8

(THREE WEEK SCHEDULE)

REFRACTION

LABS: (240)

 

8-1 REFRACTION SNELL'S LAW (50)

8-2 IMAGE FORM IN CONVEX LENS (50)

8-3 THE SIMPLE TELESCOPE (20)

8-4 THE SIMPLE MICROSCOPE (20)

8-5 RIVE RAY BOX (15)

8-6 FRESNEL LENS (15)

8-7 FLOATING COIN (15)

8-8 DOUBLE REFRACTION (15)

8-9 DISPERSION & 

ABSORPTION OF LIGHT (25)

8-10 THE FLOATING NAIL (15)


 

WORKSHEETS: (70)

 

6-1 REFRACTION IN A CONVEX

LENS (3 RAY DIAGRAM) (20)

6-2 SNELL'S LAW & DIAGRAMS (50)

 

 

READING: (75)

 

"CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS TEXT"

(TWO ASSIGNMENTS)

 

* CHAPTER 28 (25)

PAGES 421- 438 

 

* CHAPTER 29 & 30 (50)

PAGES 448 - 459 / 463 - 476

 

 

POINT VALUES:

 

A 400

B 350

C 300

D 250

 

 

 

 

DEFINITIONS: (60)

 

  • SPECTRUM 
  • TRANSPARENT 
  • TRANSLUCENT 
  • OPAQUE 
  • COMPLEMENTARY COLORS 
  • DISPERSION 
  • REFRACTION 
  • WAVE FRONTS 
  • INDEX OF REFRACTION 
  • TOTAL INTERNAL REFLECTION 
  • CRITICAL ANGLE 
  • OPTICAL FIBERS 
  • LENS 
  • CONVERGING LENS 
  • DIVERGING LENS 
  • PRINCIPAL AXIS 
  • FOCAL POINT 
  • REAL IMAGE 
  • OBJECTIVE LENS 
  • EYEPIECE 
  •  
 

TEST: (175)

 

BELL QUIZ #1 (25)

BELL QUIZ #2 (25)

BELL QUIZ #3 (25)

 

UNIT TEST (100

 

 

 

TOTALS:

 

LABS (240)

WORKSHEETS (80)

READING (75)

DEFINITIONS (60)

TEST (175)


 

GRAND TOTAL 630

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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