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Video Lesson: Reflection and Refraction

Video Lesson

Subject
Physics

Description of the video lesson
In this video students learn the basics about Reflection and Refraction and can use them to boost their knowledge in conjunction with the video on 'Way of Light through Lenses'

Partner presentation
Limerick Institute of Technology

Level of English
Basic English grammar and vocabulary

Pre-requisites
Students should be able to listen, comprehend and repeat basic English.
They should have some theoretical knowledge of how light travels.

Language aims
Students should have basic English vocabulary and grammar.
Keywords include:
Light
Shadow
Reflection
Energy
Straight lines
Reflection
Refraction
Reflected
Angle
Smooth
Rough
Scattered
Image
Transparent
Opaque
Reflective
Incidence
Specular
Diffuse
Bending
Vacuum
Refractive Index

Subject aims
Students should be able to distinguish between Reflection and Refraction as two different ways in which light travels.

Students' Difficulties
The terms are very similar - especially to students for whom English is not their first language.
The way which lights travels is also an abstract concept.

Students' Skills
Students should improve their English language skills and also be able to describe two important concepts.

Teaching Resources

Title

Type of Product

Language Skills Developed

- Online lab

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Diagrams and graphs
- Multiple choice questionnaire
- Web Site/Portal

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Diagrams and graphs

- Reading

- Diagrams and graphs

- Reading

- Videos

- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Lesson Plans
- Online lab
- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking

- Multiple choice questionnaire
- Web Site/Portal

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Lesson Plans
- Online lab
- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking

- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Speaking
- Writing

- Interactive activity
- Problem Based Activity

- Interaction
- Reading

- Articles

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking