AP2.08 ADVANCED OPTICS

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GUIDES | |

1 |
Advanced Light Examples Definitions of quantities, explanations of equations, and worked out examples. |

2 |
Mirrors
and Lenses ExamplesDefinitions of quantities, explanations of
equations, and worked out examples. |

3 |
Mirror
Measures & EquationsIllustrated delineation of the parameters of
spherical mirror optics. Equations are listed. |

4 |
Principal
Rays for MirrorsIllustrated guidelines for drawing each of
four principal rays for spherical mirror image formation |

5 |
Lens
Lengths & EquationsIllustrated delineation of the parameters of
thin lens optics. Equations are listed. |

6 |
Principal
Rays for LensesIllustrated guidelines for drawing each of four principal rays for thin lens image formation. |

JOBS | |

1 |
Snell's Law Springboard
- Answers Classroom discussion and mathematical activity, |

2 |
Magnification Springboard at
Teachers Pay TeachersA classroom discussion of the application and interpretation of image magnification. |

3 |
Image
Characterization at Teachers Pay Teachers Upright/Inverted. Enlarged/Reduced. Real/Virtual. |

4 |
Ray Tracing 1: Converging Mirrors at
Teachers Pay TeachersDraw principal rays to locate images formed by
a converging mirror. |

5 |
Ray Tracing 2: Diverging Mirrors at
Teachers Pay TeachersDraw principal rays to locate images formed by a diverging mirror. |

6 |
Ray Tracing 3:
Converging Lenses at Teachers Pay
TeachersDraw principal rays to locate images formed by a converging lens. |

7 |
Ray Tracing 4:
Diverging Lenses at Teachers Pay
TeachersDraw principal rays to locate images formed by a diverging lens. |

8 |
Ray Tracing Image
Meta-analysis at Teachers Pay Teachers Seeing the patterns in the image characteristics. |

9 |
Geometric
Optics Number CrunchUse the equations for thin lenses and
magnification. The answers are built-in. |

10 | Normal Lenses and
Inverted Index Lenses - Answers Concave lenses converging? Convex lenses diverging? Yes! |

LAB | |

1 |
Using Snell's Law Lab Springboard
- Answers Classroom lab activity and discussion. |

2 |
Using TIR to Determine n
Lab Springboard
- Answers Classroom lab activity and discussion. |

3 |
Mirror
Experience at Teachers Pay TeachersUse handheld spherical mirrors to see the variety of images produced. |

4 |
Reflections II LSB
- AnswersA discussion lab investigating spherical
mirrors using ray box optics. |

5 |
Lens
Experience at Teachers Pay TeachersUse a converging lens (such as a Fresnel lens) to see the variety of images produced. |

6 |
Image a
Nation - Scoring KeyOptics bench lab; image formation. |

7 |
Water Lenses Lab Springboard
- Answers Water-filled cells immersed in air. |

8 | Air Lenses Lab Springboard -
Answers Air-filled cells immersed in water. |

OTHER | |

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Mirrors and Lenses Begins With an
M (QuickTime)Part of the "Physics Begins with an M" series. Interactive slideshow: click the image to advance to the next slide. Requires QuickTime. Mirrors and Lenses Begins With
an M KeynoteA nifty Keynote presentation of the M's. Requires Keynote. (Keynote is Apple's presentation software; PowerPoint is Microsoft's presentation software.) Trust me, neither Keynote nor PowerPoint are The Great Saviors of education. I recommend using them sparingly if at all. Better to teach! |

3 | MIRRORS
(QuickTime)Most of what there is to know about spherical mirrors. Names, distances, principal rays, and image characteristics. Interactive slideshow: click the image to advance to the next slide. Requires QuickTime. |

4 | LENSES
(QuickTime)Most of what there is to know about thin lenses. Names, distances, principal rays, and image characteristics. Interactive slideshow: click the image to advance to the next slide. Requires QuickTime. |

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