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 - Presentation
(QuickTime) - Answers A classroom discussion of the application and interpretation of image magnification. |

3 |
Image
Characterization - Presentation
(QuickTime) - Answers Upright/Inverted. Enlarged/Reduced. Real/Virtual. |

4 |
Ray Tracing 1: Converging
Mirrors - AnswersDraw principal rays to locate images formed by a
converging mirror. |

5 |
Ray Tracing 2: Diverging
Mirrors - AnswersDraw principal rays to locate images formed by a diverging mirror. |

6 |
Ray Tracing 3: Converging
Lenses - AnswersDraw principal rays to locate images formed by a converging lens. |

7 |
Ray Tracing 4: Diverging
Lenses - AnswersDraw principal rays to locate images formed by a diverging lens. |

8 |
Ray Tracing Image
Meta-analysis - Answers 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 |
Reflections II LSB
- AnswersA discussion lab investigating spherical mirrors
using ray box optics. |

4 |
Image
a Nation - Scoring KeyOptics bench lab; image formation. |

5 |
Water Lenses Lab Springboard -
Answers Water-filled cells immersed in air. |

6 |
Air Lenses Lab Springboard -
Answers Air-filled cells immersed in water. |

OTHER | |

1 2 |
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. |

5 | Ray Tracing: Mirrors
(QuickTime)Principal rays and image characteristics for all possible configurations of spherical mirrors. (A solutions guide to Job: Ray Tracing 1 and 2.) Interactive slideshow: click the image to advance to the next slide. Requires QuickTime. |

6 | Ray Tracing: Lenses
(QuickTime)Principal rays and image characteristics for all possible configurations of thin lenses. (A solutions guide to Job: Ray Tracing 3 and 4.) Interactive slideshow: click the image to advance to the next slide. Requires QuickTime. |

7 | Magnification
(QuickTime)A lesson on the meaning of the magnification factor, m.
Interactive slideshow: click the image to advance to the
next slide. Requires QuickTime. |

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