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Practical Illustrations of Astronomical Concepts Relating to the Solar System

Eighth graders are introduced to concepts related to the Solar System. In groups, they participate in an experiment in which they must describe a ray of light and how it travels. They draw a diagram of the electromagnetic spectrum and describe the wavelengths associated with each type of light. They end the lesson by showing how light is reflected by mirrors.

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