Students are often introduced to optics in their middle school years. The initial topics that are introduced through their lessons are laws of reflection and refraction of light. In the law of reflection, students do not often question why the angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection and why a light ray should follow this specific path. Here we encourage students to question this result and provide an exercise to facilitate instruction regarding specular reflection of light.
Why Is the Angle of Incidence Equal to the Angle of Reflection? An Activity
Shirish R. Pathare, Bhagyashri G. Latad, Rohan D. Lahane, Saurabhee S. Huli; Why Is the Angle of Incidence Equal to the Angle of Reflection? An Activity. Phys. Teach. 1 November 2021; 59 (8): 650–651. https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0006918
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