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Name: ______________________________________Date: ________________________Student Exploration: Ray Tracing (Mirrors)/15Vocabulary:concave mirror, convex mirror, focal point, magnification, real image, reflect, virtualimagePrior Knowledge Questions(Do these BEFORE using the Gizmo.)For these questions, it would be helpful to have a metal spoon on hand. If you don’t have one,try to imagine looking at yourself in a spoon.1.Look at yourself in the front of the spoon (the side where the food sits). What do you see?
2.What do you see when you look at yourself in the back of a spoon?
Gizmo Warm-upTheRay Tracing (Mirrors)Gizmo™ shows a side viewof a light bulb positioned to the left of a mirror. Light rayspassing from the light bulb to the mirror are shown.To begin, select theConcave mirror. Turn onColorizelines. UnderShow lines, turn off theCentral lineandtheLine through focal pointso that only theParallellineis showing.1.The blue dot in front of the mirror is thefocal pointof the mirror. Move the light bulb on theleft around. What is always true about the ray that isreflectedfrom the parallel ray?

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Term
Spring
Professor
Ms.Mohamoud
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Geometrical optics

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