INTERACTIONS OF LIGHT

BY ALEPHE DA SILVA

REFRACTION

Reflection is what happens when light bounces off of a surface.


ABSORPTION

Absorption is what happens when light energy is transformed into heat energy in the material it is hitting.


REFRACTION

Refraction is the reason that it looks as if a straw is broken when you leave it sticking up out of a glass of water.


SCATTERING

Scattering of light is what happens when light travels out in any different directions as it passes through a medium