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Light and Reflection

by: Victor Sampson and Ashley Murphy

The guiding question of this investigation is, What is the relationship between the location of an object and the location of its image in a mirror? In this lesson, the goal is to figure out how to predict where an image of a pencil in a mirror will be given the location of the pencil and your line of sight. To determine the location of the pencil image, students need to use two pencils. The Teacher Notes provide connections to the standards, a timeline, safety notes, information on materials and preparation, and step-by-step instructions for facilitating the lesson and assessing student outcomes. After the Teacher Notes, you will find classroom-ready reproducible pages in the form of an Investigation Handout and Checkout Questions. Before you begin the lesson, we recommend reading Chapters 1 and 2, which are in this book selection. Chapter 1 provides an overview of Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI) with an explanation of what happens during each of the eight stages of ADI, which are the same for every ADI investigation. Chapter 2 focuses on the investigations and how to use them, not to replace an existing science curriculum, but rather to function as a tool that teachers can use to integrate three-dimensional instruction into their existing curriculum. Also included in the book selection are the Table of Contents, Preface, Acknowledgments, About the Authors, Introduction, and Index.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 5/30/2019Pages 114Stock # PB349X8_9

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