Lenses are precisely shaped pieces of glass that have been developed and used in corrective glasses, telescopes, microscopes, binoculars, and magnifying glasses.
What happens to light rays that pass through a lens?
They are absorbed
They are reflected
They are refracted
What type of lens is thicker in the middle than at the edges?
Which type of lens causes light rays to diverge?
Which type of lens is used in a camera?
What type of images do convex lenses form?
Real images only
Both real images and virtual images
Virtual images only
What types of images do concave lenses form?
What name is given to the distance between the lens and the principal focus?
What name is given to a material that absorbs some wavelengths of visible light and transmits others?
What is a translucent material?
A material that can be fully seen through
A material that cannot be seen through
A material that transmits light, but no clear shapes can be seen
Why can we see through glass?
Almost all light waves are reflected
Almost all light waves are transmitted
Almost all light waves are absorbed