Physics Practicals Class 10

Spherical Mirror & Determination of focus

  • Teach science experiments in a gamified way
  • Boost conceptual clarity and knowledge retention
  • Aligned with National Education Policy 2020
  • Helpful in getting NAAC accreditation
  • CBSE, ICSE, and state boards aligned curricula
  • Engaging simulations with easy-to-teach instructions

About Simulation

  • Engage in a virtual exploration of spherical mirrors, providing an interactive and dynamic learning experience.
  • Delve into the intricacies of spherical mirrors, examining concepts such as focal length, radius of curvature, object distance, and image distance.
  • Conduct experiments within the simulation environment to observe and analyze the behavior of spherical mirrors under different conditions.
  • Utilize experimental data and mathematical calculations to determine the focal point of spherical mirrors, enhancing understanding of focal properties.
  • Experience a virtual laboratory environment that closely replicates the procedures and techniques used in traditional physics labs, fostering a sense of realism and immersion.

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  • Encounter real-world scenarios that challenge you to apply your knowledge of spherical mirrors, providing practical learning opportunities within the simulated environment.

Simulation Details

Duration – 30 Minutes
Easily Accessible
Languages – Odia & English
Platforms – Android & Windows


Spherical mirror: When the polished surface from where the light reflects is a part of a sphere, then it is called a spherical mirror. Spherical mirrors are of two types: concave mirrors and convex mirrors.

Concave mirror: The spherical part of the sphere, which is painted from the outer side, is called a concave mirror.

  • The concave mirrors are used as shaving mirrors as they magnify objects placed close to them.
  • These mirrors form real images as they have real focus and are called converging mirrors.

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Convex mirror: The spherical part of the mirror, which is painted from the inner side, is called a convex mirror.

  1. The convex mirrors are the side view mirrors of cars. These types of mirrors have wider fields of view than flat mirrors, but objects appear smaller in them.
  2. These mirrors always form a virtual image because the focus is virtual. They are also called as diverging mirrors.

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Requirements for this Science Experiment

  • White paper
  • Spherical mirror

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