Transmission of Light Transmission of Light Why can you see through glass but not wood? Why do you see a blurry image through frosted glass? Frosted glass allows light to be transmitted, however the rays are bent in many directions, causing a blurry image. Materials like this are called translucent. Opaque materials, such as wood, absorb the light so you cannot see through it. Opaque materials absorb or reflect light but do not transmit light. glass wood frosted glass transparent translucent opaque glass wood frosted glass transparent translucent opaque metal reected transmied absorbed glass wood Glass allows most of the light to be transmitted and allows us to see through the glass. These kinds of materials are called transparent. clear glass frosted glass When light strikes the surface of any material, it can be reflected, transmitted, or absorbed. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4478 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources.
transparent translucent opaque Wax Paper c Transmission of Light Pause and Review Draw a line to match each object with the way that it interacts with light. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4478 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources.