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Unit 4B

Light Energy expanded

Energy waves bouncing off the surface of an object (mirrors or echoes return energy back to their source). Reflection
Energy Waves that bend (change direction and speed) as they pass from one type of object to another type. Refraction
A clear piece of curved glass or plastic that bends passing light to focus or spread the light rays. Lens
Any object that has a reflective surface. Mirror
A device that gives off a very strong and directed beam of light. Laser
Light up. Illuminate
The small part of the electromagnetic spectrum that the human eye can see; violet, blue, cyan, green, yellow, orange, and red. Light Spectrum
Increase in size, power, or importance. Magnify
A tube that contains three mirrors that reflect many different designs of light passing through a colored disk on top. Kaleidoscope
An instrument that uses mirrors and/or lenses to gather and focus light from objects far away. Telescope
Created by: merrittscience