Observing light: shadows and reflections

Nityananda, Rajaram (2015) Observing light: shadows and reflections. i wonder.... pp. 57-62. ISSN 2582-1636

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Are shadows completely dark? Are there some shadows that are darker than others? What do a mobile phone camera and the human eye have in common? Are there any natural pin-hole cameras? How many mirrors do we need to see our right hand appear as it would to others? In this article, the author explores many simple ways in which the teaching of light can link everyday observations to concepts using shadows and reflections.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Nityananda, Rajaram
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Light, Reflections, Shadows
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Physics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > i wonder...
Full Text Status: Public
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/1238
Publisher URL: https://azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/SitePages/reso...

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