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Nature of Light: A Model Unit for Grades 7-8
Light is so much more than what we perceive with our eyes. The The Physics Front editors developed this standards-based multimedia learning module for grades 7-8. Simulations and hands-on labs let kids explore the EM spectrum, light reflection and refraction, color, wavelength, and frequency.

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Next Generation: 5 Ways Science Classes Will Change
Released April 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) draw on decades of education research, aiming to improve U.S. students' performance in STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) subjects.

Toward Perfect Control of Light Waves
A team at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics (LAP) in Garching (Germany) has constructed a detector, which provides a detailed picture of the waveforms of femtosecond laser pulses (1 fs = 10-15 seconds).