Reflection: Coherence Understanding the Eye - Section 4: Wrapping Up


While a lot of information passed our way today, I think that throughout the lesson students knew that the focus was on how the eye works and that certain specialized parts are responsible for us seeing. The exploration is far better than just reading about eye parts.

The baggy lens  investigation part of the lesson was fun. It was the closest thing to a model of the eye lens I could think of. They still grappled a little bit with the concept that the lens changes the light in our eye because the obvious thing that was going on was magnification. I think I could have done a better job connecting their understanding by having the drawing up in front of them  or have them use their notebook notes and then connect it to the model. I will do that next time and suggest it to you. 

  Inquiry Rather Than Just Reading
  Coherence: Inquiry Rather Than Just Reading
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Understanding the Eye

Unit 5: Energy
Lesson 6 of 11

Objective: Students understand how we are able to perceive light.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students learn how our eye uses light to be able to see color.

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Science, Light, Sound, light wave, circuit, eyes, optical illusions, reflection, light energy, eye, kaleidoscope
  65 minutes
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