Learning about one optical phenomena in nature. You will be successful if you can prepare a presentation on one optical phenomena in nature for your classmates during the given class time. Today you will be ... SUCCESS CRITERIA ...
ACTIVITY • You will be placed in groups • Each group will randomly select an optical phenomena to investigate. • You will be given class to become experts on your topic, and to prepare a brief presentation on your topic. OPTICAL PHENOMENA IN NATURE
POSSIBLE TOPICS • Rainbows & Formation of a Rainbow • Sundogs (Parhelia) • Illusion of Apparent Depth • Shimmering & Mirages • Blue Sky & Rayleigh Scattering • Red Sunset & Green Flash • Aurora • Tyndall Effect • Alexander’s Band OPTICAL PHENOMENA IN NATURE
Helpful points to include in your presentation ... • What is it? • Define key terms. • How or why is it caused? • Does it have a technical name? • Does it involve refraction or total internal reflection? • If possible, include a diagram. OPTICAL PHENOMENA IN NATURE
GROUP A GROUP C GROUP E GROUP G GROUP I Abdullah Akin Andre Adoma Anthony Haya Julia HelderAlissiaRaffaela Jonathan Rachel Victoria David Stephen GROUP B GROUP D GROUP F GROUP H Annamaria Alex Angelica Higor Michael IvoCristian Josie Stephanie Sevak Gabriel Matthew Vanessa Victor GROUPS