Refraction

United Kingdom, 1951

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “Light”.
Considers a ray of light passing through a rectangular slab of glass, offering the analogy of wheels, running on to a bed of sand. Illustrates refraction through a prism; water to air refraction; total internal refraction; right-angled prisms; the periscope and binoculars.

Credits

production company

Gaumont-British Instructional

J. Arthur Rank

Language

English

Duration

00:06:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27816

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Light

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Physics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Refraction

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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