Total internal reflection is explained and used to explain how optical fibers work. Students investigate refraction of lenses in the laboratory and construct ray diagrams and make calculations relating to focal length, image distance, object distance, and image magnification for lenses. Optics is applied to vision correction, telescopes, microscopes, and other practical applications.Premiere Date: February 14, 2002 | Runtime: 00:28:42
Chemistry & Physics consists of two series teaching high school college preparatory chemistry and physics. Chemistry: A Study of Matter and Physics Fundamentals provides instructional content delivered through thirty-minute episodes and integrated classroom materials. Episodes provide content while and engage students in discussions, problem-solving, and laboratory activities.