Physical Science: Light


Investigate the characteristics and physical properties of natural and artificial sources of light in the environment.
Analyze how light interacts with different objects and materials to create phenomena such as shadows, reflection, refraction, and dispersion.
Assess personal, societal, and environmental impacts of light-related technological innovations including optical devices.
Light: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It
This resource from the Stop Faking It! Series helps teachers deepen their understanding of science concepts related to optics. The author addresses teachers' concerns about content and helps to fill in any gaps of understanding that may exist. Emphasis is on "getting" the science rather than on memorizing facts and formulas. This book explores ray, wave and particle models of light, reflection and refraction, optical instruments, polarization of light and interference and diffraction. A chapt...
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Media and Formats : Book
Price : $19.95 US
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
The Colours of the Rainbow. Episode 7
Moko is a young and curious explorer who constantly questions everything that grabs his attention. Each episode describes an adventure where Moko is seeking an answer to his question. The episode ends with a short explanation to the question. In this video, Moko learns about rainbows.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : unavailable
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
Pearson Saskatchewan Science 4. Student Edition
Pearson Saskatchewan Science 4 is custom published for Saskatchewan and developed by a team of Saskatchewan teachers. Each unit starts with a list of "Big Ideas" that set the focus for the unit. A Big Idea then provides the title for each section in the unit. Throughout the unit, opportunities are provided for students to work together, communicate ideas, perform experiments and carry out library and Internet research. Key vocabulary is bolded throughout the unit and an explanation of each te...
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•  Pearson Saskatchewan Science 4. SMART Notebook Lessons
•  Pearson Saskatchewan Science 4. Teacher's Resource Kit
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $79.27
Record posted/updated: October 13, 2019
Hands-on Science Grade 4: An Inquiry Approach (WNCP ed.)
This new edition contains easy-to-follow lesson plans that incorporate an inquiry-based approach to learning. The student-centred activities also include ideas for integrating Indigenous knowledge, multicultural connections and real-world applications into each lesson. The four units contained in the resource are: Habitats and Communities; Light; Sound and Rocks, Minerals, and Erosion.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $124.00
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
Light and Sound
Light and sound can be difficult for children to understand. In this text, students will learn what light and sound are, how they are generated and how their eyes and ears work. There are some hands-on projects that will further student understanding of light and sound. At the bottom of each page is a highlighted term and a short definition. The book includes a table of contents and an index.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $7.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
Thomas Edison. A Brilliant Inventor
Thomas Edison was a brilliant scientist. Among his many inventions, he perfected the light bulb and founded the first movie studio. The book describes Edison's childhood and curiosity about things. Edison's curiosity led to many inventions that are commonplace in today's society. The book includes a table of contents and a timeline.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $4.99
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
Science Q & A. Light
Light explores the basic concepts involved in seeing, using and understanding this form of energy. Using a question and answer format, students will learn about waves, lasers, lenses, colour and other concepts related to light. The book includes many photographs, web sites for additional information, and possible careers. A table of contents, a glossary and an index are provided.
Media and Formats : Book
Price : $23.96
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018
Raven Tales. How Raven Stole the Sun
Raven Tales: How Raven Stole the Sun is an animated film based on a First Nations folklore of the Northwest coast. Frog tells Raven and Eagle about an old man who keeps the sky, the stars, the moon and the light of the world in a set of boxes by the river. Raven transforms himself into a spruce needle and is swallowed by the old man's daughter. Raven grows inside the girl until he is born as a Raven-child. He persuades the old man to open the boxes, until one is remaining. Raven reveals his t...
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Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $29.95
Record posted/updated: July 2, 2020
The Nature of Waves
Students will learn that waves are all around us and that waves are responsible for sound and light. The program highlights different types of waves, the way waves interact with each other and how waves move and travel through different mediums.
Media and Formats : CD/DVD
Price : $135.00
Record posted/updated: November 28, 2018