Course Content
Theme 02: Motion in One Dimension
Theme 03: Laws of Motion
Theme 04: Pressure in Fluids and Atmospheric Pressure
Theme 05: Upthrust in Fluids, Archimedes Principles, and Floatation
Theme 06: Heat and Energy
Theme 07: Reflection of Light
Theme 08: Propagation of Sound Waves
Theme 09: Current Electricity
Theme 10: Magnetism
ICSE Physics – 9
About Lesson

Chapter 9 of the ICSE Physics textbook typically covers the topic of Light. Here’s a brief summary of the key concepts usually included in this chapter:


1. Reflection of Light: Discusses how light bounces off surfaces, including the laws of reflection (angle of incidence equals angle of reflection).


2. Plane Mirror: Explains the formation of images in a plane mirror, including virtual and erect images.


3. Spherical Mirrors: Introduces concave and convex mirrors, discussing their focal length, center of curvature, and uses in real-life situations.


4. Mirror Formula and Magnification: Covers the mirror formula (1/f = 1/v + 1/u) and magnification formula (m = -v/u).


5. Refraction of Light: Explains how light bends when it passes from one medium to another, discussing the laws of refraction.


6. Prism: Introduces the concept of dispersion of light through a prism and how white light can be separated into its constituent colors.


7. Lens: Discusses concave and convex lenses, their properties, and the formation of images by lenses.


8. Lens Formula and Magnification: Covers the lens formula (1/f = 1/v + 1/u) and magnification formula (m = -v/u).


9. Human Eye: Describes the structure of the human eye and its working as an optical instrument.


10. Defects of Vision: Discusses common vision problems like myopia (nearsightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness) and their corrections.


11. Microscope and Telescope: Introduces the basic principles and uses of simple and compound microscopes and astronomical telescopes.


This summary provides a broad overview of the topics usually covered in Chapter 9 of the ICSE Physics textbook. Detailed explanations and examples can be found in the textbook itself.