The Bending and Bouncing of Light

Students investigate refraction and reflection of light. In this light lesson, students perform 3 activities to observe light interacting with matter by using a flashlight. They explore refraction using a glass of water and reflection using a mirror under the glass of water. Students investigate rainbows using a prism and discuss the different wavelengths of colored light.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning