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Gerald Carey, Jan. 11, 2012

Seven activities using a Radiometer.
Needs a radiometer of course.

http://blog.teachersource.com/2012/01/11/what-makes-it-spin/
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Discussions Discussion Resources to help teach about “Light”
Gerald Carey, Jan. 11, 2012

This is a 48-page booklet from Deakin University introduces light to school students.

It includes (from page 1)

• light as an entity
• vision
• rectilinear (straight-line) motion of light
• reflection of light
• image formation in plane mirrors
• refraction of light
• colour of light
• image formation in mirrors and lenses

It contains activities and question sheets. Very comprehensive.

http://www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/education/sci-enviro-ed/years5-10/pdfs/light.pdf
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Discussions Discussion Resources to help teach about “Light”
Gerald Carey, Jan. 11, 2012

Nice activity showing the difference between light from a laser and light from a torch.
It investigates scattering, absorption and refraction of light.

http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/outreach/education/activities/light_beams.html
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Discussions Discussion Resources to help teach about “Light”
Gerald Carey, Jan. 11, 2012

Terrific resource on light.
Basically everything you wanted to know about light but were afraid to ask.
Very useful if you are not sure of a concept although it tends to be a lot of text and some very useful graphics.
Still, I would highly recommend it.

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/light/
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Discussions Discussion Resources to help teach about “Light”
Gerald Carey, Jan. 11, 2012

Wow. A series of animations to help teach about light. I have used PhET before (e.g. with atoms) and they are very good. These animations are aimed more at high school students but might be useful revision.

http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/physics/light-and-radiation
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Wendy Bachman, Jan. 11, 2012

This is the first video in a series on reflection and refraction. I hope you find it as interesting as I did

http://youtube.com/watch?v=cy39s1ENUNo&feature=related
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Discussions Discussion Resources to help teach about “Light”
Gerald Carey, Jan. 6, 2012

Investigating polarised light.
Good student activity - get them to wear their sunglasses to class - legitimately!

http://www.lightsource.ca/education/pdf/puzzling_polarizers.pdf
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Discussions Discussion Resources to help teach about “Light”
Gerald Carey, Jan. 6, 2012

Steps to building a simple spectroscope (use to determine the elements found in a particular substance).

http://www.exploratorium.edu/spectroscope_nf/
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Gerald Carey, Jan. 6, 2012

Background theoretical information about light. Not sure about the sources at this stage.

http://encyclozine.com/Science/Physics/Light/
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Gerald Carey, Jan. 6, 2012

Various images that are taken using a normal camera and then one fitted with an infra-red camera.

http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/image_galleries/our_ir_world_gallery.html
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