Convex Lenses

Convex Lenses

A teaching resource provided by Ellis Broomhall.

Resource Description

This resource is a lesson aimed at teaching the New AQA GCSE Physics course. This lesson is based on Convex lenses, how they work and how to right ray diagrams.

This lesson has 4 learning objectives that are structured in the IDEAL format:

*Describe what a lens does.

*Explain, using ray diagrams, how images are formed using convex lenses.

*Apply your understanding to draw ray diagrams to show the formation of real and images.

*Link your understanding of lenses to draw ray diagrams to show the formation of virtual images.

This lesson is designed challenge questions throughout to stretch your most able students, aimed at getting the most out of the more able students learning the New 9-1 Science course.

Review the lesson before teaching to see how the animations will work in your lesson.


Resource Files

There are 3 files for this resource.

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Convex lenses cover.jpg
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Convex Lenses.pptx
Microsoft Powerpoint 544KB
Lenses worksheet.docx
Microsoft Word 65KB

Resource References

The author recommends that this resource is useful for teachers of the following subjects. The list is not exhaustive and the resource may apply to other subjects and areas that are not listed.

Additional References

AQA 8463

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