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Light

Students learn about characteristics of light and create their own kaleidoscopes.
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Light

Physics

Light and Optics (Grade 10)

A lesson where students use mylar to learn about reflection, and use lasers and fiber to learn about fiber optics.
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Light and Optics (Grade 10)

Physics

Light and Kaleidoscope (Virtual kit drop-off)

Learn about light and build a Kaleidoscope
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Light and Kaleidoscope (Virtual kit drop-off)

Physics

Bright Lights, Big Science - Virtual

Students will learn about light and how reflection and refraction work.
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Bright Lights, Big Science - Virtual

Physics

Storytime - Balloon Magic

Read "Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon" and learn about the properties of light.
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Storytime - Balloon Magic

Amy King

Careers with Light and Sound

Students complete a jigsaw activity to learn about careers involving light and sound.
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Careers with Light and Sound

Creative ideas picture

Attributes and Skills of Innovators

Students explore the attributes and skills that can make someone a successful innovator.
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Attributes and Skills of Innovators

Light bulb and cord in shape of a head

Light and Sound Inventions that Changed the World

Students will explore the societal impacts of inventions involving light and sound.
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Light and Sound Inventions that Changed the World

Circle of colours

What is white light?

Find out what happens if you spin the colours of the rainbow in this hands-on activity.
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What is white light?

Why can we see shadows at night?

Why can we see shadows at night?

Take a walk after dark to find shadows.
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Why can we see shadows at night?

Why is everything so small down there?

Why is everything so small down there?

Explore how we see things far and near and from different angles. It's all about perspective!
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Why is everything so small down there?

Is a green apple always green?

Is a green apple always green?

What does light have to do with colour? Observe some colourful fruit under different conditions to learn why we see the colours we see!
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Is a green apple always green?

Close-up of a dog's eyes and nose

Why do we need two eyes to see?

Ever wondered why we have two eyes (and not one, three or more)? Find how your two eyes work together in this hands-on activity.
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Why do we need two eyes to see?

How do I see colour?

How do I see colour?

How is light connected to the colours we see? In this STEAM activity make a colourful light catcher and discover why we see different colours?
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How do I see colour?