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Module 15 - Light

Further Your Knowledge

Bitesize Science - electromagnetic spectrum

Do you want to mess with your mind? Go to this NOVA website and click on "Launch Interactive." There you can go on a high speed cab ride with Albert Einstein and see why space and time are in the eye of the beholder.

Did you ever wonder why the sky is blue? Here NASA has an understandable explanation.

A quick explanation of how telescopes "see".

The first-ever photo of light behaving as both a wave and a particle

How mirrors work

A self-guided tour of the electromagnetic spectrum

Play around with traveling at the speed of light.


Let's start things off with a tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

What is color?

Is light a particle or a wave?

Measuring the speed of light with chocolate

How to make color with holes

Bill Nye on reflection and refraction.

More on reflection and refraction.

Science Theater discusses mirrors and images.

Science Theater demonstrates photons.

How does a mirror reflect light?

Another discussion of why the sky is blue.

And yet another discussion on the color of the sky

Why the sky ISN'T blue (and lots of other questions)

Two songs, for those of you who like the songs. First up is one on mirrors:

Next, They Might Be Giants sing about Roy G. Biv: