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Refraction is the bending of a wave as it crosses the boundary between two media at where an angle
water travels what is deeper water than in shallow water faster
the wave is moving _______ to the wave front pendicularwhen sound is traveling through air of uneven temperatures
light travels _________ in air faster
two expamles of refraction using light swimming pool appears shallower, and a pencil in a glass of water appears bent
when does sound refraction occur uneven wind or when sound is traveling through air of uneven temperatures
What causes mirage by the refraction of light in Earth's atmosphere
true/false: a mirage is not a "trick of the mind" truethe separtion of light into a range of colors according to their frequenceies
what is dispersion the separtion of light into a range of colors according to their frequenceies
each color frequencey has its own... average speed
To see a rainbow what needs to happen the sun must be shining in part of the sky, and the water droplets in a cloud or in falling rain be in the opposite part of the sky
shape of a rainbow in the sky(from an airplane) a circle
the inside the rain drop is both refracted and reflected
Total internal reflection occurs when the angle of incidence is larger than the critical angle
the critical angle is the angle of what incidence (90)
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