Gurmit Wanted to Perform Activity 16.8 Using a Laser Torch. Her Teacher Advised Her Not to Do So. Can You Explain the Basis of the Teacher’S Advice? - Science

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Gurmit wanted to perform Activity 16.8 using a laser torch. Her teacher advised her not to do so. Can you explain the basis of the teacher’s advice?

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Solution

Laser light is harmful for the human eyes, because its intensity is very high. It can cause damage to the retina and lead to blindness. Hence, it is advisable not to look at a laser beam directly.

Concept: Care of the Eyes
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NCERT Class 8 Science Textbook
Chapter 16 Light
Q 11 | Page 213
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