Level Three: Light Tour

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The Light Tour

Suggested Grade Level: 6-12

Lesson: Students will explore the electromagnetic spectrum and different wavelengths of light.
Thematic: Energy, Patterns of Change, Scale and Structure, Systems and Interactions.
Content: What are the sources of light? What is light?
Process: Observing, Communicating, Comparing, Ordering, Categorizing, Relating, Inferring, Applying.

Description of Activity: This is a set of activities that was developed before the histogram activities and later added to this unit. The light tour explores the electromagnetic spectrum and how it represents different wavelengths of light. A further explanation of this part of the rainbows and spectra unit can be found in [Tips for the Classroom].

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