Category Archives: Light and Optics

Homework for the Week of Jan. 24

1)  Finish Light Activity books and make it pretty! Due date: Block I: Friday, Jan. 27 Block II: Wednesday, Jan. 25 Block III: Thursday, Jan. 26 ***************************************************************************** NEXT WEEK YOU WILL BE WORKING ON YOUR YEARBOOK PAGES DURING SCIENCE BLOCK. … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of Jan 16

1)  Complete Chapt. 1-3 of Light Activity book Due date: Block I: next Tuesday, Jan. 24 Block II: Thursday, Jan. 19 Block III: Friday, Jan. 20 ******************************************************************** 1)  Finish Light Activity Book- Remember to present it nicely.  Include drawings/pics with captions. … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of Jan. 9

1)   Complete Science Fair Experimental Plan or Invention Design Plan Due date: Block I: Wednesday, Jan. 11 Block II: Tuesday, Jan. 10 Block III: Thursday, Jan. 12 ********************************************************** 2)  Study for QUIZ on Light Quiz Dates: Block I: next Tuesday, Jan. 17 Block … Continue reading

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Refraction, Diffraction, and Polarization

When light travels through different mediums, light will change speed depending on the density of the medium. This analogy can be useful: Here’s a clear explanation of how rainbows are formed with refraction: ******************************************************************* Diffraction occurs when light bends around … Continue reading

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RAINBOWS!!

Check out this link from the Exploratorium for a clear explanation of how rainbows are formed. A somewhat frazzled explanation of how rainbows are formed:  (Thanks to Zara for this!) And if you haven’t seen the Double Rainbow video…

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Homework for the Week of Jan. 2nd

1)  Read “Refraction” 2)  Complete HW# 13: Over the Rainbow *You will need a protractor to complete the homework.  Please ask if you need to borrow one. Due date: Block I: next Monday, Jan. 9 Block II: Friday, Jan. 6 Block … Continue reading

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Homework for the Week of Dec. 12 and Missing work list

1)  Read “Interactions of Light Waves” 2)  Complete HW#12: Rearviewmirror Due date: Block I: Wednesday, Dec. 14 Block II: Tuesday, Dec. 13 Block III: Monday, Dec. 12 ****************************************************************** THE END OF THE GRADING PERIOD IS THIS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16! Here’s the … Continue reading

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