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Light Energy
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Light Energy

Our universe and our world are awash in light. This unit helps students explore the nature of light, the movement of light, natural and man-made sources of light, and the special behaviors and properties of light. It also explores how colors are formed and how the human eye enables us to see.

Process Activities

Explore Shadows


Spinning Color Disks

Supporting Materials

Show Me Only
Additional Reading
Comprehension Support

Science Videos

Wearing Red: An Olympic Advantage?

Career Files

Pyrotechnician; Photographer; Eye Surgeon; Lighting Designer

Graphic Organizers

Ask and Answer Questions
Word Smart

Retelling Rubrics

Nonfiction Retelling Rubric

Science Diagrams

Electromagnetic Spectrum
How Light Interacts with Objects
The Sense of Sight

Activity Sheet

Light Waves

Vocabulary Cards

Light Energy

Word Work

Crossword; Word Search; Fill in the Blank; Matching

Book Assembly