Explore bending of light between two media with different indices of refraction. ...

Explore bending of light between two media with different indices of refraction. See how changing from air to water to glass changes the bending angle. Play with prisms of different shapes and make rainbows.

- Subject:
- Engineering
- Education
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Physics
- Science and Technology
- Material Type:
- Activities and Labs
- Instructional Material
- Interactive
- Simulations
- Provider:
- Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
- University of Colorado Boulder
- Provider Set:
- iCPALMS: A Standards-based K-12 Resources and Tools Pathway
- PhET Interactive Simulations
- Author:
- Emily Moore
- Kathy Perkins
- Loeblein, Trish
- Moore, Emily
- Noah Podolefsky
- Perkins, Kathy
- PhET Interactive Simulations
- Podolefsky, Noah
- Reid, Sam
- Sam Reid
- Trish Loeblein
- University of Colorado at Boulder