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ERIN WOLFHOPE
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Science
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Middle School
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Education Standards

Understanding Light

Understanding Light

Overview

Document to review the properties of waves and light.

Draw and label the parts of each type of wave.

Transverse Wave

 

Longitudinal Wave

 

Give the definition and provide a diagram or drawing for each vocab word.

 

Reflection

 

Refraction

 

Absorption

 

Answer the following questions:

1. Why can light travel in space when sound cannot?

 

2. Why can humans only see the visible light portion of the EMS?

 

3. What causes light to refract when it changes mediums?

 

4. Why does a school bus look yellow?

 

Draw and label the Electromagnetic Spectrum, and include a use for each part of the Electromagnetic Spectrum.