Reflection and the Ray Model of Light

  1. Lesson 1 - Reflection and its Importance
    1. The Role of Light to Sight
    2. The Line of Sight
    3. The Law of Reflection
    4. Specular vs. Diffuse Reflection
  2. Lesson 2 - Image Formation in Plane Mirrors
    1. Why is an Image Formed?
    2. Image Characteristics in Plane Mirrors
    3. Ray Diagrams for Plane Mirrors
    4. What Portion of a Mirror is Required to View an Image?
    5. Right Angle Mirrors
    6. Other Multiple Mirror Systems
  3. Lesson 3 - Concave Mirrors
    1. The Anatomy of a Curved Mirror
    2. Reflection of Light and Image Formation
    3. Two Rules of Reflection for Concave Mirrors
    4. Ray Diagrams - Concave Mirrors
    5. Image Characteristics for Concave Mirrors
    6. The Mirror Equation
    7. Spherical Aberration
  4. Lesson 4 - Convex Mirrors
    1. Reflection and Image Formation for Convex Mirrors
    2. Ray Diagrams - Convex Mirrors
    3. Image Characteristics for Convex Mirrors
    4. The Mirror Equation - Convex Mirrors


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