Tag Archives: Light

Fermilab video – Why does light slow down in water?

Posted in How can waves explain the behaviour of light?, Videos | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fermilab video – Why does light bend when it enters glass?

Posted in How can waves explain the behaviour of light?, Unit 4, Videos | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Physics Girl – Can you push a spacecraft with light?

What if you could power a ship using sunlight instead of wind? Well in space, you can! Solar sails or light sails are pushed with light from the sun. Photons provide a kick when they reflect off the sail pushing … Continue reading

Posted in How are light and matter similar?, Unit 4, Videos | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Physics Girl – Why do mirrors flip horizontally (but not vertically)?

Why do mirrors appear to flip images horizontally but not vertically?

Posted in How can human vision be enhanced?, Unit 2 Options, Videos | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Physics Girl – How Rainbows Form

The physics behind rainbows and surprising facts about rainbows.

Posted in How can human vision be enhanced?, Unit 2 Options, Videos | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Reflection and mirrors quiz

Posted in How can human vision be enhanced?, Quiz, Unit 2 Options, Unit 2 Quiz | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Light, waves and colour quiz

Posted in How can waves explain the behaviour of light?, Quiz, Unit 4 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Refraction and lenses quiz

Posted in How can human vision be enhanced?, Quiz, Unit 2 Options, Unit 2 Quiz | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Vsauce – What Is The Speed of Dark?

Posted in How can waves explain the behaviour of light?, Unit 4, Videos | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Vsauce – How Much Does a Shadow Weigh?

Posted in How are light and matter similar?, How can waves explain the behaviour of light?, Unit 4, Videos | Tagged , , | Leave a comment