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Title:
Light and color
Author:
Margolin, W. Michael.
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Publication Information:
Portland, Me. : J. Weston Walch, Publisher [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
iv, 92 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
General Note:
"Reproducibles 0-37608"--Back cover.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is the nature of light? -- How can we show that light travels in straight lines? -- How can we describe the image in a plane mirror? -- How do different materials affect the absorption of light? -- What kind of images do curved mirrors produce? -- How can we design and construct a fun-house mirror? -- How is a shadow formed? -- How can we make a pinhole camera? -- What happens when light passes into a new medium? -- What is total internal reflection? -- How does distance affect the spread of a light spot? -- How do chemicals produce light? -- How does a plane mirror reflect light? -- How does light affect light-sensitive chemicals? -- How is white light separated into colors? -- What determines the color of an object? -- What happens when different colors of light are mixed by addition or subtraction? -- Why do the colors of a soap bubble change? -- How can we separate pigments? -- How can we determine the magnification of a lens?
Reading Level:
Ages 6-10.
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ISBN:
9780825137600
Format :
Book

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Summary

Brighten up your next unit on how light and color affect the world. This book's activities investigate concepts including interference, refraction, ultraviolet light, and infrared light. They also help students understand shadows; the nature of lenses; how dyes produce color; and the essentials of light, absorption of light and color perception, and mirrors.