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different

Refraction of light causes objects to appear _______ than they really are.

refraction

______ happens when light passes from one medium to another (air to water)

speed

The change in _________ of the light wave as it hits the water causes the wave to bend or change direction

index of refraction

the ______ of ______ measures how much a light ray bends , or refracts

1

Air = ____

1.33

Water = ______

1.52

Glass=______

2.42

Diamond=________

prisms

________ are objects that refract or bend white light into the colors of the visible spectrum (rainbow)

rainbow

Water droplets in the air can act like prisms and produce a____________

hotter

In mirages, the air right above the road is ______ than the air higher up.

upward

In mirages, the light speeds up as it gets closer to the road and then bends ______, causing a mirage.

reflected

Your brain is tricked into thinking the road _______ the light, so the road looks like a smooth surface.

mirages

_________ are images caused by the refraction of light

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