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This resource is a unit of instruction for Grades 4-8 on the topic of Light/Optics.  It contains background information on optical devices, the anatomy of the eye, color, the behavior of light, and properties of light including reflection, refraction and absorption.  Included are objectives, cross-curricular lesson ideas, reproducible student activity sheets, and links to related websites for children.
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Optics
- Geometrical Optics
= Optical Instruments
= Rainbow
= Reflection - Curved Surfaces
= Reflection - Flat Surfaces
= Refractive Index
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absorption, optical instruments, optics, reflection, refraction, unit , unit of instruction
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Metadata instance created February 18, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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October 13, 2008 by Lyle Barbato
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January 31, 2008

This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: Nature and Behavior of Light
Unit Title: Behavior of Light

Lesson Plans                                                                                Grades 4-6
This is a set of lesson plans for Grades 4-6 on the topic of light.  It was designed to promote cross-curricular investigations in reflection, refraction, lenses, and visual perception through hands-on activities.  Included are lessons, reproducible student activity sheets, and content support for teachers in geometric optics.

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(Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp., Ottawa, 2008), WWW Document, (http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/light.cfm).
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Canada Science and Technology Museum: Looking at Light (Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp., Ottawa, 2008), <http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/light.cfm>.
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Canada Science and Technology Museum: Looking at Light . (2008, January 31). Retrieved July 31, 2014, from Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp.: http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/light.cfm
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Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp.. Canada Science and Technology Museum: Looking at Light . Ottawa: Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp., January 31, 2008. http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/light.cfm (accessed 31 July 2014).
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Canada Science and Technology Museum: Looking at Light . Ottawa: Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp., 2008. 31 Jan. 2008. 31 July 2014 <http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/light.cfm>.
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