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Light: crime lab investigation

Produced by the Hamilton Trust, these resources give details of six lessons on light and vision. This includes lesson plans, practical activities and all student materials. Students identify sources of light and revise facts such as light travels in straight lines and opaque objects form shadows. They understand that to see, light needs to enter the eye. Students then investigate light reflection, white light and the speed of light. The lessons are:

  • Light travels in straight lines
  • Shadows
  • Eyes
  • Reflection and refraction
  • Colours
  • Light investigations

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