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Refraction (SC.7.P.10.2)

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  • Q1
    Refraction is the bending of a wave as it passes from one ___________________ into another.
  • Q2
    Which of the following is NOT an example of refraction?
    background scenery on water's surface
    a shallow looking pool
    a "broken" straw in a glass of water
    light passing through a raindrop
  • Q3
    The image demonstrates how a magnifying lens can make a penny appear larger. What property of the magnifying lens is MOST responsible for allowing it to magnify the penny?
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    It can increase the wavelength of light.
    It can refract light.
    It can increase the intensity of light.
    It can reflect light.
  • Q4
    A student placed a straw in a cup of water. The straw appears broken because light-
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    bends when it passes through water due to refraction
    always travels in a straight line due to reflection
    reflects the pencil on the water's surface
    makes the water in the glass evaporate due to absorption
  • Q5
    What is NOT an example of scattering light?
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    Light from a streetlight that shines through fog.
    How a magnifying lens can make a penny appear larger.
    Light from car headlights that shine through fog.
    Light passing through smoky air.

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