Light

Light and how it travels.

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How does light travel?

  • light travels at 300,000,000 meters in one second
  • light from the sun reaches us in about 8.5 minutes
  • light travels one light year or 9 460 000 000 000km
  • our closet star outsideour solar system is 4 light years away
  • light travels in straight lines.
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How do shadows form?

When light shines through these materails this is what happens ♥

  • translucent materials (light scattered by material)
  • tranparent materials (light unaffected by material)
  • opaque materials (no light is transmitted)
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Mirrors

If you put 2 mirrors at differnt angles these is the amount of reflections your get!

  • At the angle of 45 you will see 7 images
  • 60 you will see 5 image
  • 90 you will see 3 images
  • 120 you will see 2 images
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