Reflection and Refraction

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What are reflection and efraction both properties of?
Waves
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What is the angle of incidence equal to?
The angle of reflection
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What is refraction?
Refraction is a change in the direction of light ray that happens when it travels from one transparent material to another.
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Why does refraction happen?
Refraction happens because light waves travel at different speeds in different materials.
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Do light waves travel quicker or slower in glass than they do in air?
Yes
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Card 2

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What is the angle of incidence equal to?

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The angle of reflection

Card 3

Front

What is refraction?

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Card 4

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Why does refraction happen?

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Card 5

Front

Do light waves travel quicker or slower in glass than they do in air?

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