# What happens when light interacts with an object?

## What happens when light interacts with an object?

If we think about a specific wavelength of light as it interacts with an object, it can be: Reflected (reflection) – electromagnetic radiation/light bounces off the surface of the object. Absorbed (absorption) – energy from the electromagnetic radiation/light is taken up/’soaked up’ by the object (provide Ex.)

## What is light 8th class?

Light: (i) Light is a form of energy, which includes the sensation of vision in our eyes and make us able to see various things present in our surrounding. (ii) When light falls on an object, some part of light is reflected back to our eyes.

## What is the Braille system class 8?

Braille is a system developed by Louis Braille in 1824 to help visually challenged people. It is a code by which languages such as English, French, Spanish, etc can be written and read. This code consists of raised dots, that can be read with fingers by blind people.

## What are Braille dots called?

The basic Braille symbol, called the Braille cell, consists of six dots arranged in the formation of a rectangle, three dots high and two across. Other symbols consist of only some of these six dots.

Louis Braille

## What are the two important features of Braille?

Braille is a system of reading and writing by touch used by the blind. There are no different symbols for capital letters in Braille. Capitalization is accomplished by placing a dot 6 in the cell just before the letter that is capitalized. The first ten letters of the alphabet are used to make numbers.

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## What does 3 dots mean in Braille?

Braille is a system that enables blind and visually impaired people to read and write through touch. Adding a dot 3 makes the next ten letters, and adding a dot 6 to that makes the last six letters (except “w” because it was not used very much in the French language at the time that Louis Braille devised this system).

## How does Braille improve communication?

Braille improved communication for the blind by giving them a quick and efficient way to read and write [2]. They could write letters much more easily using a slate and stylus, and they could read letters on their own, instead of having a sighted person read them out loud [1].

## What is the impact of Braille?

Braille allows blind and partially sighted people to learn spelling, grammar and punctuation and gain an understanding of how text is formatted on the page. Individuals learn in different ways – some people may find it easier to take in information via audio while others prefer to read the written word in braille.

## Where Can Braille be found?

Braille-adapted devices such as watches, games, playing cards and thermometers are examples of some of the practical and recreational uses of braille. Braille can be found almost anywhere that print is found – on signage, restaurant menus, ATM keypads, business cards, textbooks and sheet music.

## How useful is Braille?

Learning braille means that blind and partially sighted people can enjoy reading for life. In particular, learning braille from a young age helps with literacy, as braille is a much better way to understand punctuation, grammar and spelling than audio.

## Is Braille difficult to learn?

Learning the braille code is relatively simple, although it can take a while to train your fingers to sense the dots by touch.

## Is there a pattern to Braille?

Braille consists of patterns of raised dots arranged in cells of up to six dots in a 3×2 configuration. Some frequently used words and letter combinations also have their own single cell patterns.

## When Can Braille be used?

Braille isn’t used to transcribe and write books and publications alone. It is also used on signage in public spaces, such as lift key pads, door signs and on restaurant menus, and for labelling everyday items like medications. It is also used as an accessible format for various documents, such as bank statements.

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