How do you LIGHT Up your world ? Part I-Virgi nia SOL 5.3. Exa min ing Lig ht 20 04 with Hands-On Activities Compiled by, Marjorie Anne Wallace Elementary Science Resource Teacher 2002-2005 / NNPS & NSF Coop Agreement. Welcome to a power point presentation on LIGHT.
How do you LIGHT Up your world ?Part I-Virgi nia SOL 5.3
with Hands-On Activities
Compiled by, Marjorie Anne Wallace
Elementary Science Resource Teacher
2002-2005 / NNPS & NSF Coop Agreement
National Science Education Standards
Physical Science: Content Standard B
As a result of the activities in grades
K-4, all students should develop an understanding of light, heat, electricity, and magnetism.
Virginia Standards of Learning 5.3 a-e:
The student will investigate and understand basic characteristics of visible light and how it behaves. (*Key concepts, 5.3a-e, are listed in your teacher curriculum guide)
water, and land.
*AIMS: Primarily Physics:
Light Sources Activity
*SOL 2003 querie #14/CORE 1 Exam (5.3e)
*SOL2003/CORE 2 Exam(5.3b)
*AIMS:Primarily Physics: Just
Passing Through Activity
your schools password.
*A Science Museum of VA:
Light Science Activity
Notice the wavelength is long(Radio waves) and gets shorter (Gamma Rays)
*Science Museum of VA
A Wave Simulation
Comparing Wave Makers
*Page info from NSTA Conference 2004
Don’t’ forget…longest waves (radio) ..to shortest waves (cosmic)
*Page info from NSAT Conference 2004
1. 9 volunteers
2. paper & pencil.
These 2 activities help to explain the electromagnetic spectrum and dispel some of the common misconceptions.
*Science Museum of Virginia
Acting It Out! Activity +
Scaling the Spectrum Activity OR
GEMS: Invisible Universe
Comparing Wave Makers I.
Power point II covers the electromagnetic spectrum!