There’s More to Light Than Meets the Eye

by: Florence McCann, Carell Falsarella, Jon Pedersen, and Patrick McCann

This investigation was part of a multi-lesson unit that gave students direct experience using increasingly sophisticated tools to make more detailed observations and measurements of light. Through these lessons, students experienced a key aspect of the nature of science (McComas 2004), namely how scientists constantly refine and modify theories as they make more exact measurements using precise instruments.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 2/1/2008Stock # ss08_031_06_33Volume 031Issue 06

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