Reflection: Who Turned Out the Lights? - Section 3: Mirror Mirror

 

Getting them to understand how light travels in straight lines was really the most important part of getting them to understand reflection. I did not cover the concept that light is also absorbed because I wanted them to fully understand how light travels and how in order to see we must have light reflecting upon the object.

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Who Turned Out the Lights?

Unit 5: Energy
Lesson 3 of 11

Objective: SWBAT develop a model to describe how light reflecting on an object allows us to see the object.

Big Idea: Students use lines, rays and diagrams to explain how light rays reflecting on an object help us see the object.

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Science, Waves, Light, Sound, light wave, circuit, lines, reflection, light energy, eye, kaleidoscope
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