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Investigation 4: Measuring Refractive Index of Water and Observing Refraction

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Investigation 4: Measuring Refractive Index of Water and Observing Refraction
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Optics Geometrical optics Refraction Snell's law Refractive index Angle of incidence Ray Total internal reflection Brewster's angle
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Optics Geometrical optics Refraction Snell's law Refractive index Angle of incidence Ray Total internal reflection Brewster's angle
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One will gain an understanding of: • Using Snell’s laws • Using ray tracing to explain observations Equipment • Rectangular container with paper with measured lines (4cm, 8cm, 12cm, 16cm, 20cm) • Ruler (Smallest increment – 0.1cm) • Straw • Two 20 cent coins • Jug (to pour the water) • Protractor (Smallest increment – 0.5) • Tablet (used as a camera) • Pen (used to mark the height of the coin) ________________ Risk Assessment Tasks Hazards (Step 3) Risk rating with existing controls (Step 5) C L R Filling the container with water Associated Existing risk controls risks (Step 4) 4 E M Moving the container filled with water Water might Electrocution Cond...
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