Ray Tracing 2 - Diverging Mirror [Job]
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This is part of the classroom curriculum I developed for use with my high school physics students.
This assignment focuses on a single theme and is most often given as homework, but could be completed in class as well. Students should be able to complete “job” worksheets on their own.
RAY TRACING 2 - IMAGES IN A DIVERGING MIRROR
Objects are placed at a series of distances from a diverging mirror. Draw enough principal rays to establish the location and size of the resulting image. Then characterize that image: upright or inverted, enlarged or reduced, real or virtual.
Student document (print-friendly Google Docs file on Google Drive)
Instructional presentation (link embedded in answer key)