5.6C Light

Term Definition
Reflection Energy waves bouncing off the surface of an object (mirrors or echoes return energy back to their source)
Refraction Energy waves that bend (change direction and speed) as they pass from one type of object to another type
Lens A clear piece of curved glass or plastic that bends passing light to focus or spread the light rays
Mirror Any object that has a reflective surface
Laser A device that gives off a very strong and directed beam of ligh
Illuminate Light up
Light Spectrum The small part of the electromagnetic spectrum that the human eye can see
Magnify Increase in size, power, or importance

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