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Light and Color Lesson Plans

  1. Exploratorium Science Snacks About Light- Experiment with colors that contain white.
  2. Pennies, Pressure, Temperature, and Light- The major goal of this lesson is to collect data from a variety of experiments, and then determine what type of model best fits the data, and explain why.
  3. Properties of Light - Students will understand how light travels. Students will experiment with flashlights and mirrors, and random objects.
  4. Seeing the Sun in a New Light- About the observation of "coronal holes," by x-rays, also about related fast streams and moderate magnetic storms that recur at 27 day intervals.
  5. Using Bubbles to Learn about Light Interference- To understand the wave properties of light, especially the phenomenon of interference.