Reflection of Light

Demos to Prepare:

Plane mirros.
Curved mirrors.
Corner reflector.
Bicycle corner reflector.
Navy Signaling mirror.
Big Navy mirror

Reflection: Light bouncing off objects.

Scattering: Light reflected in many directions.

Reflective Surfaces: Rough & Smooth...

Ah, our brains are tricked again. Mirrors do NOT reverse the image otherwise they would also flip us upside down. We are just used to facing real people and expect to see their left hands on the side viewed above. The reflection is a right hand!

Reflection action with a burglar, Video:

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