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Properties of light

-travels in straight lines
-cannot pass through certain materials

2

Luminous objects

Give out their own light

3

Non-luminous objects

Reflects light from a different source

4

Dispersion

-separating of light into different colours
-can be shown with a prism

5

Reflection

-laterally inverted
-the angle at which the light comes in is the same as the angle which leaves
-periscopes use this principal

6

Refraction

The bending of light

7

Converging lens

A lens that focuses light into one point

8

Diverging lens

Lens that points light into loads of different directions

9

Speed of light

300,000,000 m/s