Mission RM1: Law of Reflection

Mission RM1 pertains to the law of reflection, the terminology associated with it, and its use in predicting the value of the angle of reflection. The mission consists of 34 questions organized into 9 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...

Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to identify and apply the definitions of the angle of incidence, the angle of reflection, incident ray and reflected ray.
  • The student should be able to apply the law of reflection in order to identify the angle of incidence and reflection if given other angle information.


Launch Mission RM1


Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:

The Physics Classroom, Reflection and Mirrors Unit, Lesson 1, Part c


Video Tutorials:

Light and Sight


The Law of Reflection



Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below: