campare and contrast assignment

by:shania drain-harris

transparent

materials that light can freely transmit all light through

  • examples would be : glass..cellophane..and diamonds
  • fact=transparent materials are materials that allow light straight through them.

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translucent

transmit only part of the light


  • examples would be..frosted glass..tissue..some types of plastic
  • fact=can see through but not clearly..will be fuzzy or distorted somehow
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opaque

does not allow any light to travel through


  • fact=any type of material or object that you cannot see through
  • examples would be..the wall.. the floor..or a table

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comparing and contrasting

  1. transparent 2.translucent 3.opaque

  • allows light to pass through fully
2.translucent

  • can somewhat see through but is fuzzy
3.opaque

  • does not let light pass through whatsoever