Singin' the Black and Blues

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How does the color of the sky change from blue to reds and oranges to black? An illuminating lesson explains how light travels through different mediums using the sun's light as an example. By examining diagrams and illustrations, pupils learn how people's perception of sunlight shifts as it changes its positions in the sky.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Demonstrate how light travels through a prism
  • Facilitate a pair-share activity to help students process the information in the reading
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a basic understanding of light waves
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Pros

  • Includes links to additional resources
  • Provides a song that incorporates the new information
Cons

  • None