On this page you can read or download grade 11 experiment memo verification of snell s law in pdf format. View lab report - 1402 mod 6 labdocx from physics 1401 at texas a&m university snells law and total internal reflection title: snells law and total internal reflection lab partner(s): lauren. Provide experimental verification of snell's law use the law to determine the speed of light in acrylite, which is a clear plastic often used to make lenses software for experiment. Full text of physics 11, snell's law experiment see other formats physics experiment 6 - snell's law purpose: in this experiment you will measure the refraction of light as it passes from one medium to another, and you will determine the index of refraction of a given liquid. Experiment #1: refraction, reﬂection, and ray tracing carl adams september 9, 2011 1 purpose in the ﬁrst part of this lab, you will verify snell's law of refraction and use it to measure the index of.
Refraction - proof of snell's law: then we will show that the quickest way to get from a to c via b is snell's law 1) the total time to get to c is: 2) which. Snells law practical -investigates the relationship between the angle of incidence and the angle of refraction, comparing the critical to the known angle-relationship observed by shining light rays from six different angles through a rectangular glass block, while recording the change of angle caused by refraction, further ascertained with the use of snell's law. Following the previous steps repeat the experiment 5 times using beakers of different depths now use the formula: refractive index (n) = real depth / apparent depth, to find the refractive index of water for each set of values.
This experiment will verify snell's law and to determine the refractive index of a perspex prism it should take 60 minutes to collate data, complete data analysis, conclude and evaluate. Snells law lab conclusion claim - what did you find the index of refraction of glass to be in your experiment (n value) evidence - use your picture and calculations for this. Experiment to verify snell's law and measure the refractive index of glass 1 shine ray of light from ray box at an angle on side of glass block sitting on sheet of paper.
To verify snells law materials: glass block, ray box, protractor procedure: set up apparatus as shown in the diagram shine a ray of light onto the block. Incident and refractive angles and using snell's law as stated as this experiment is really only about observing the effects of refraction on the path of light. Snell's law (also known as snell-descartes law and the law of refraction) is a formula used to describe the relationship between the angles of incidence and. Index of refraction, snell's law, & total internal reflection introduction in this experiment we will investigate and experimentally measure the index of refraction of a piece.
Chapter4 experiment2: snell'slawofrefraction also in this experiment you will use a turntable (goniometer) to orient the dielectric does the law of. The aim of this experiment is to verify snell's law ie we know the refractive index of our two media: we know the refractive index of our two media: for air. Snell's law of refraction verify snell's law and determine the index of refraction for open the logger pro experiment file and fill in.
6 how science works extension: before students have been introduced to snell's law and the significance of the sines of the angles, they can examine the results from this experiment and plot a graph of angle of refraction against angle of incidence if they have covered only a small range of angles, this will approximate to a straight line. Plot a suitable graph to verify snell's law use the graph to find the refractive index of the plastic and hence calculate the speed of light inside the plastic (assume that the speed of light in air is the same as the speed of light in a vacuum, 3×108ms-1. State examination commission - physics higher level, 2010 question 3 in an experiment to verify snell's law, a student recorded the following data.